Intern with Churches for Middle East Peace

Explore Opportunities in Peacemaking

Make an experience in peacemaking part of your educational career. Consider applying to the internship program at Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP). Spending a term with Churches for Middle East Peace will put you right into the middle of our work to encourage US government policies that actively promote a just, lasting, and comprehensive resolution of the Israel/Palestine Conflict and pursuing our policy objectives throughout the Middle East and North Africa region.

  • Work from our offices in Washington D.C. or remotely from the convenience of wherever you are.
  • Build experience in peacemaking and advocacy
  • Meet and engage with our international team of peacemakers and partners
  • Receive purposeful mentoring and opportunities to participate in CMEP’s work

See what our interns are saying:

“Working at CMEP was by far one of the most substantive and valuable internship experiences I’ve had. I felt like I was truly contributing to the organization and not just doing ‘intern work.’”  – Izy

“As an intern with CMEP, I was introduced to an exceptionally formidable community of faith-based activists working tirelessly for peace and justice in Israel/Palestine”  – Isabelle

“This summer I was an outreach intern and was exposed to a dynamic range of congregations in the U.S. that are seeking to educate themselves and others when it comes to peace, advocacy, and the Holy Land.”  – Audrey


CMEP interns have gone on to become:

  • Pastors
  • Fulbright scholars
  • Federal employees
  • Government staffers
  • Non-profit professionals
  • Graduate and doctoral students

CMEP is seeking inquisitive, independent, and enthusiastic undergraduate and graduate students interested in encouraging U.S. policies that actively promote just, lasting and comprehensive resolutions to conflicts in the Middle East through supporting and equipping grassroots advocacy and education. This is a volunteer internship–stipends are not available at this time.

Internships are available in:

  • Government and Advocacy
  • Communications
  • Middle East Partner Engagement
  • Education and Church Engagement
  • Development and Donor Engagement
  • Academics and Research

Qualified applicants are:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Resourceful, hardworking, and organized with excellent communication and good writing and editing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office or Google Docs and Spreadsheets
  • Deadline-oriented, organized, and able to work as part of a team
  • Can provide and use their own computer
  • Able to support CMEP’s current policy positions.
  • Able to work 15-40 hours a week

Apply Now

Complete and submit an application. This is a volunteer internship–stipends are not available at this time.

We are currently accepting applications for fall, 2024 (term will run September-December). We take applications on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

Volunteer Opportunities for others who are not college students are also available.