About Us: Internships

Are you passionate about achieving Middle East peace? Are you ready to take your activism to the next level? Are you a college student who is looking to get work experience? We encourage you to apply for an internship at Americans for Peace Now for a chance to see first-hand how pro-peace advocacy plays out in Washington.

Intern duties may include the following:

  • Organizing events to reach out to interns at other organizations.
  • Tracking coverage of the peace process in Jewish and other major news outlets.
  • Conducting legislative research.
  • Utilizing new media tools to publicize APN's message.
  • Research and writing opportunities (based on experience).
  • Assisting in administrative work.

Qualifications:

  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Computer and internet research skills.
  • Knowledge of the Middle East and the Arab-Israeli relations.
  • Experience in film editing, graphic design, social media, or web development a plus.

A special effort will be made to find projects for interns within their field of interest. Interns will be exposed to legislative strategy and the day-to-day workings of efforts to advance Middle East peace. Candidates who can commit to working at least 20 hours per week are preferred. This is an unpaid position.

Applications considered on a rolling basis. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to jobs@peacenow.org with the subject line "APN Internship Program."

About Us: Mission Statement

APN is the sister organization of Shalom Achshav, Israel's preeminent peace movement. APN's mission is to educate and persuade the American public and its leadership to support and adopt policies that will lead to comprehensive, durable, Israeli-Palestinian and Israeli-Arab peace, based on a two-state solution, guaranteeing both peoples' security, and consistent with U.S. national interests. We also work to ensure Israel's future and the viability of Israel's democracy and Jewish character through education, activism and advocacy in the United States, and by mobilizing American support for Shalom Achshav.

For more about where APN stands click here.

News Nosh 10.24.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday October 24, 2013

 

Number of the day:

1 million.
--The amount of dollars billionaire Power Rangers creator Haim Saban said he would donate to Israeli soldiers if Simon Cowell would sing 'Go Go Power Rangers.'**


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News Nosh 10.23.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday October 23, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"...history's judgment will doubtless be damning. And it will cite, inter alia, his obsessive demand for Palestinian recognition as proof that he always intended to avoid a pragmatic, two-state solution, despite his Bar-Ilan declarations."

--Journalist and commentator David Landau explains in Haaretz why Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's demand that the Palestinians recognize Israel "as the Jewish state" is proof of his disingenuousness regarding peace between Israelis and Palestinians.**


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News Nosh 10.22.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday October 22, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"It looks like a terrorist act."
--Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's reaction upon seeing his creamy calorie-laden surprise birthday cake at the Likud-Beiteinu meeting yesterday.**


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APN's Lara Friedman at Open Zion: Two Blockbuster New Reports on Settlements

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Last week, my colleagues in the Israeli Peace Now movement issued two blockbuster reports. These weren't the regular "more construction was announced" fare. These reports have huge implications, both negative and positive, for peace and the two-state solution.

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APN's Lara Friedman at Open Zion: Two Blockbuster New Reports on Settlements

che-lara-openzion186x140.jpgLast week, my colleagues in the Israeli Peace Now movement issued two blockbuster reports. These weren't the regular "more construction was announced" fare. These reports have huge implications, both negative and positive, for peace and the two-state solution.

The Bad News: Settlement Construction Surges, Even Without Tenders

Peace Now documented a 70 percent increase in new construction starts in settlements during the first six months of 2013, as compared to the same period in 2012. That's in addition to a huge number of units completed or on which work was ongoing during this period--altogether translating to 3,070 units which are or will soon be available to house new settlers. Assuming a family of five, this translates to around 15,000 new settlers.

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This week, Alpher discusses the renewed mystery regarding the cause of Yasser Arafat's death in 2004, what does Saudi Arabia's election to the UN Security Council followed by its prompt resignation tell us about Saudi-American relations and the Saudi role in the Iran and Syria issues, and why did it take so long for PM Netanyahu and Finance Minister Lapid to appoint Karnit Flug (pictured) as new governor of the Bank of Israel?

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News Nosh 10.21.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday October 21, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"The Likud's hilltop youth, headed by (MK) Yariv Levin, are leading Israel into the murky waters of a totalitarian state."
--MK Isaac Herzog (Labor) reacts like others from the right and the left to the attempt to
limit Israel's High Court's authority.**


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News Nosh 10.20.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday October 20, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Cockadoodle-doo muezzin"
--Racist campaign ad for Jerusalem municipal elections by far right-wing candidate Arieh King.**

 


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