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Communications Intern – Virtual


Tanenbaum promotes justice and builds respect for religious difference by transforming individuals and institutions to reduce prejudice, hatred, and violence.

As a secular and non-sectarian non-profit, Tanenbaum works to promote religious peacebuilders who help counter extremism and violence in armed conflicts, and tackles religious bullying of students, harassment in workplaces, and disparate health treatment for people based on their beliefs.


The Communications Internship is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an eventful Summer at Tanenbaum and support programmatic work through organizational newsletters, blog posts, and participating in Communications strategies. The Communications Intern will work with Tanenbaum’s Communication team and play an integral role in the creation of content that supports Tanenbaum’s work ensuring people are not targeted because of their identity and beliefs.


The Communications Intern will be a member of the Communications team and work directly with the Communications Associate.

This role is an opportunity to contribute to departmental strategy discussions, learn from seasoned Communications professionals, and think through impactful ways to communicate Tanenbaum’s work to reach newer audiences. The Communications Intern will work remotely at least 15-25 hours per week, depending on availability.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Compile a weekly news update for the Religion in the News email newsletter.
  • Work with the Communications team to identify and update educational resources.
  • Draft a minimum of 8 emails/blog posts.
  • Brainstorm messaging for the annual content calendar.
  • Work with the Social Media Intern and Development team to create a social media fundraising campaign to support year-end fundraising efforts.
  • Assist in the drafting of content for the Communications Manual.
  • Assist in managing campaigns on our Memory Fox platform.
  • Work with the Communications team to develop the Media Ambassadors campaign, and website page.


  • Interest in Tanenbaum’s mission and goals as an organization.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Familiarity with Hootsuite or other social media management platforms a plus.
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics.
  • Ability to translate complicated ideas into enticing, clear, and concise writing.
  • Strong editing and analytic skills.
  • Sense of humor.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • College experience or equivalent.
  • Current student.

All work produced for Tanenbaum by the intern is the work product of Tanenbaum and may not be used by the Communications Intern outside of Tanenbaum-authorized activities.


The Communications Intern is an unpaid position. Tanenbaum will work with you and your school so that you receive academic credit for the internship. You must be a current student, enrolled with an educational institution throughout the duration of your internship experience for consideration.


Please send a cover letter, résumé, and a brief writing sample of no more than 500 words to [email protected] Be sure to include the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

As this position is remote, the Communications Intern must have access to a computer and stable internet.

No phone calls, please.

TANENBAUM | Center for Interreligious Understanding
200 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10038
Email: [email protected]