Internship applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
Job Type: Internship (Unpaid)
Location: Washington, DC
The Religious Freedom Center, a dynamic and growing department within the Newseum Institute, seeks highly intelligent, motivated, and collaborative students to join the next cohort of graduate research fellows.
Onsite research fellowships are available to graduate students who seek to receive credit from their college or university for conducting academic research at the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute in Washington, D.C. There are currently six fellowship tracks available to applicants:
All research fellows will be able to develop a research agenda that is compatible with their interests, their degree program requirements, and the mission of the Religious Freedom Center. Research fellowships last one to two semesters, as determined by the respective graduate schools. Onsite research hours are flexible within the timeframe of Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern; offsite research hours on Fridays can be negotiated.
The Religious Freedom Center is a nonpartisan national initiative focused on educating the American public about the religious liberty principles of the First Amendment. Reorganized in 2010 to expand on religious liberty initiatives begun by the First Amendment Center in 1994, the Religious Freedom Center has sponsored numerous public programs at the Newseum, developed partnerships with national and international organizations, and brought together a broad range of religious and civil liberties groups. The Religious Freedom Center carries out the mission by educating thought leaders, promoting civil dialogue, engaging the public, transforming schools, and publishing religious liberty scholarship.
Please visit www.newseuminstitute.org/religion to learn more about the center’s mission, guiding framework, campus, partners, religious liberty courses, dialogue programs, and publications.
Please download and complete the internship application form at http://www.religiousfreedomcenter.org/contact/jobs/.
Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter, resume or CV, and reference list. Please combine these documents into ONE MSWord document or PDF and name it LastName_FirstName. Your cover letter should emphasize your research interests and career goals. Use your resume to detail your relevant educational, professional and volunteer experiences. Please also include at least three references, including one faculty member from your current school. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States. For questions about the application process or the Religious Freedom Center, please contact Nate Walker at email@example.com or (202) 292-6447.
The Newseum and Newseum Institute are Equal Opportunity Employers.