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Fall 2012 Internships At ASI

The Arab Studies Institute (ASI) is now offering new internship opportunities that involve training and production at various levels in one of ASI’s five organizations: Arab Studies Journal, Jadaliyya, Forum on Arab and Muslim Affairs, Quilting Point, and Tadween Publishing (launching soon!). The internships offered are in several areas, but we are particularly looking for the following: 

Area (A):   Research and Administrative Assistant (with Database Management Skills)

Area (B):   Video Editors (with knowledge of Final Cut Pro)

Area (C):   Graphic Designer/Artist (Mac User with Photoshop skills or equivalent)

Area (D):  Media and Social Media Management and Outreach (e.g., knowledge of Excel, Filemaker Pro, and/or Database Management skills)

Area (E):   Arab Language Copy-Editors/Proofers (with some experience)

Area (F):   English Language Copy-Editors/Proofers (with some experience)

Area (G)   Photo Assistant Editor (with interest in Photography)

 [Knowledge of, or proficiency in, Arabic is preferable for some positions]

ASI is looking for candidates who are self-motivated, prone to collaborative efforts, and eager to develop their skills in a variety of respects. Despite specialization in particular areas, ASI interns will be trained to develop various sets of skills (including writing, type-setting, editing, networking, managing, and/or administrating), especially if they remain on board for more than one term.

Applicants should apply online by clicking here:

•  Cover letter (clearly indicating your area of interest and previous expertise)
•  Resume or CV
•  One recommendation letter and two references (contact information only)
•  Writing sample or portfolio

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until September 17th.. Internships involve a fifteen- to twenty-hour workweek, mostly via cyber-space. Location of applicants need not be in Washington DC in most cases but is necessary in others. Inquiries may be sent to

[Incomplete applications will not be considered]

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