Internship Opportunities

Summer 2023

Rumi Forum and its Center for Faith, Identity, and Globalization (CFIG) are offering new internship opportunities for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates. Available positions are Communications Internship for Rumi Forum and Research Associate for CFIG.

Please see the details and application guidelines below.

The deadline for the Summer 2023 Internship is April 27, 2023.

Communications Internship – Online/Onsite

The Communications Intern plays an important role by providing administrative support to the Executive Director and participating in managing, developing and executing the social media content and strategy. We are looking for individuals who would like to gain experience in writing, teamwork, organization, accountability, and problem-solving among others.

Duties and tasks:

The Communications Intern will be assigned to;

  • Writing, editing, and graphic design of social media content and strategy
  • Research, planning, strategy, and execution of other marketing initiatives
  • Ability to prepare for press events and to contact with media is preferred
  • Provide administrative and program support in public relations as needed
  • Write, revise, and edit reports, blog posts, opinions, & social media content

  • Assist in preparing and editing updates for Rumi Forum & CFIG’s websites
  • Follow, attend and report related events in Washington,DC for networking


Research Associate – Online/Onsite

The Research Associate will prepare a semi-academic publication on faith, identity, globalization, peace, conflict resolution, community cohesion, multiculturalism, pluralism, social justice and interfaith dialogue

Duties and tasks:

The Research Intern will be assigned to;

  • Generate analyses and contribute to the knowledge and scholarship on the abovementioned topics
  • Provide administratively and program support in public relations as needed related to CFIG`s work
  • Publish informal monthly “think-pieces” about the research update under CFIG`s “Interactions” blog
  • Periodically write book reviews, provide commentary about related research topics and recent news


Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in International Relations, Government, Public Policy, Political Science, Sociology, Journalism, Communications, Religion, Theology, Conflict Resolution, or other fields in social sciences/humanities.

How to Apply:

The last day to apply for the Summer 2023 Internship is April 27, 2023.

Applicants should email a resume and a cover letter(for research associates, a sample research paper/blog is also recommended) to

All internships are unpaid unless stated otherwise. The duration of the Summer 2023 internship is between May 15 and August 18, 2023. The number of weekly hours is flexible and will be indicated on the internship certificate upon completion.

If you have any questions, please email all inquiries to