The ISJL History Department is dedicated to documenting, preserving, and interpreting the history of Jews living in the South. You can be a part of this exciting process of preserving the stories of past generations. Summer interns will research and write histories of southern Jewish communities for our Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities. They will travel to southern cities and towns to collect documents and information, as well as assist in putting archival data on the ISJL website. Interns will reside in Jackson, Mississippi and receive a stipend.
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The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience seeks incoming college juniors or seniors for an exciting, educational, and diverse internship experience in Mississippi. MSJE interns will help write lessons for students on Southern Jewish history, manage the museum collection and catalog new acquisitions, and assist with MSJE traveling exhibits. This broad-based experience is ideal for students interested in southern and Jewish history, Jewish education, or museum studies. Interns will receive a stipend and work at the ISJL office in Jackson.
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Rabbinic & Cantorial Student Internships:
The ISJL Rabbinic Services Department is looking for a rabbinic or cantorial student intern to assist its Director of Rabbinic Services in a broad range of areas, including congregational, educational and organizational work. Responsibilities of the Intern include: traveling to underserved congregations to lead Shabbat services, teach and provide pastoral care; addressing church, civic, and interfaith groups as a representative of the ISJL and the Jewish community; and assisting ISJL Rabbi Marshal Klaven in establishing a regional network of rabbinic services and programming. Send resume and references with a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, call (601) 362-6357. Click here for more details on rabbinic and cantonial student internships.
Community Engagement Internship:
The ISJL’s Department of Community Engagement seeks summer interns who can advance the Institute’s mission to address social issues that affect all people living in the Southern region by working in partnership with schools, local community based organizations and religious institutions. Interns will work on efforts related to literacy, education, health and economic independence. Interns will receive a stipend. Please send résumés and references with a letter of interest to Malkie Schwartz at email@example.com. Full details are available here. For additional information, please call (601) 362-6357.
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