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Technology & Database Intern

J Street

J Street

IT
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Position Title: Technology & Database Intern

Reports to: Director of Information Systems & Technology

Location: Remote or In-Person

Duration: 2-3 months

Time Commitment: 10-15 hours per week

J Street is seeking an undergraduate student to join an amazing internship experience. 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 Intern will assist the Director of Information System & Technology with maintaining our various Salesforce CRM platform & IT Operations.

Primary responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Dive into our Salesforce data and meticulously remove duplicates to ensure data integrity and cleanliness.
  • Become the go-to problem solver for IT issues, troubleshooting software and hardware challenges, including laptops, printers, and networking equipment.
  • Design and develop engaging Salesforce reports and dashboards to provide valuable insights and drive data-driven decisions.
  • Maintain and optimize our databases with regular upkeep, ensuring they run efficiently and securely.
  • Create clear, helpful documentation and conduct informative training sessions to empower staff with tech knowledge and best practices.

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. We can work with you to receive school 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

We are excited to receive applications from a broad range of applicants as we grow our organization to better reflect the diversity of the communities that care about our mission. Please submit the items listed below:

  1. Cover letter that explains why you are interested and qualified for this position
  2. Resume
  3. List of two to three references

At J Street we value an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to understanding and valuing each other’s perspectives at all levels of the organization thereby creating a culture that allows us to better serve our employees, and the communities we work with. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment and fellowship, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.