Dates TBD | ROPES Internships

The Regional Organization for Peace, Economics & Security (ROPES) is a new NGO that seeks to advance a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by building relationships between emerging leaders from Israel and the Arab world. They are seeking interns for the following areas: Development, Event Coordination, and Arab Outreach.

The exact internship and application dates are TBD.


Development Intern
  • Working with the ROPES team and the ROPES advisory board to identify funding opportunities and craft relevant proposals
  • Liaising with like-minded NGOs in the region in order to assess opportunities for synergy
  • Desired Skills:
    • Fundraising, especially among the Jewish community and/or Arab/Muslim communities
    • Grant-writing skills
    • Accounting proficiency is a plus
Event Coordinator
  • Helping design, plan, and execute ROPES’s second in-person summit in Athens for young leaders
  • Helping to organize, along with other like-minded NGOs in the region, a large event planned in Dubai in March 2022
  • Desired Skills:
  • Event planning experience
    • Arabic and/or Greek language skills are a plus
    • Knowledge of or experience with the UAE or Dubai, in particular, is a plus
Arab Outreach Intern
  • Help expand the network within various Arab communities throughout the Middle East
  • Coordinate with other NGOs in the region to find opportunities for synergy
  • Desired Skills:
    • Arabic language skills
    • Research skills

General Qualifications

Applicants must have excellent logistical and interpersonal skills, as well as a working knowledge of the conflict and a passion for helping resolve it. They should be comfortable in a startup environment that involves multitasking, inherent uncertainty, and many moving parts. Knowledge of Hebrew and/or Arabic is helpful but not required. Preference will be given to candidates who are from the region (or have lived there).

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