2013 Anthony Shadid Summer Internship Program -- Apply now!

ADC seeks college and graduate students with interest in the Arab American community, civil rights, law, policy, journalism, culture, organizing, and activism, as interns for our 2013 Anthony Shadid Summer Internship Program. Please note that the deadline for all non-legal internship materials is March 29, 2013. Legal intern applications should be received by March 15, 2013. Internship positions are available at ADC’s national office in Washington, DC. Interns will be notified of their acceptance by April 11, 2013

The program offers a variety of positions for leadership development. It educates students on issues of civil rights, Arab heritage, and current events in the Middle East. Students gain practical training in community organizing, media relations, research and writing, legal issues, political action, educational outreach, and routine office work alongside our regular professional staff.

To get a better idea about the internship program, read former intern and staff member, Hani Almadhoun's Kabobfest article


The summer program runs from May to August.

Washington, DC Internships

General Information & Deadlines

During the summer, up to 10 internships are available at the national office. The 11 week internships are full-time positions. Special consideration will be given to interns who are available in early to mid May.

What you need to apply:

  • Completed application form
  • Resume
  • Academic transcript
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Two-page personal statement about your goals as an ADC intern and how your academic, professional, or campus and community activities or career goals are related to the position you requested

Mail completed applications to:

Intern Coordinator
1990 M Street, NW Suite 610
Washington, DC 20036


Contact Marielle Costanza! Email mcostanza@adc.org or call (202) 244-2990.