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Technology & Database Intern

J Street

J Street

IT
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

Position Title: Technology & Database Intern

Reports to: Director of Data and Systems Management

Location: Remote or In-Person

Internship duration: Fall ( Approx. September - December)

J Street is seeking an undergraduate student or recent graduate to intern remotely or in-person. This internship is an excellent opportunity to be involved with J Street’s work in Washington and around the country, work closely with J Street staff and gain valuable work experience with the leading CRM in the world.

Responsibilities

The Technology & Database Fellow will assist the Deputy Director of Information System & Technology with maintaining our various Salesforce CRM platform & IT Operations.

Primary responsibilities can include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Deputy Director with database administration, data entry, and cleanup;
  • Perform research around best practices;
  • Perform user account management activities such as onboarding and offboarding;
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with IT software and hardware such as laptops, printers, networking equipment in a non-profit setting;
  • System administration; and
  • Assist with testing and configuration of new technologies

More about J Street

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans working for the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. The organization believes that preserving Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depends on achieving a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security.

Launched in 2008 with four staff and a limited budget, J Street is now a $10 million organization with a national staff of more than 60. The organization is headquartered in Washington, DC, employing staff in 8 cities including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Denver and Tel Aviv.

J Street focuses its work in three main areas: (1) Advocating and demonstrating support for pro-Israel, pro-peace policies in Congress, the media and the Jewish community; (2) Endorsing and raising money for federal candidates who share J Street’s agenda; and (3) Educating the public and raising awareness of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the two-state solution.

Requirements

Desired Skills and Experience:

Applicants should have:

  • Technical proficiency using MacOs and excel
  • Close attention to detail and quality of large dataset
  • An ability to work independently and stay well organized
  • Commitment to J Street’s mission
  • Can-do attitude and desire to be a team player

Compensation and Time Commitment:

This is an unpaid part-time internship. If necessary, we can satisfy college credit. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis. Please indicate in your cover letter what days, hours, and possible start date you are available.

To Apply for the Position

  1. cover letter that explains why you are interested and qualified;
  2. resume; and
  3. list of two to three references.

J Street is an Equal Opportunity Employer