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CAIR-DC Accepting Applications for Summer Internship Program


(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/20/07) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced today that it is accepting applications for its summer 2007 internship program.

CAIR interns receive practical training in public and media relations, government relations, legal and civil rights, community outreach, research and leadership training. They work with skilled and dedicated mentors to gain first-hand experience in these fields.

WHAT: 10-week paid internship opportunity for high school graduates with America’s largest Muslim civil liberties organization.

WHERE: CAIR National Headquarters on Capitol Hill.

WHEN: The internship program runs from June 4 to August 10, 2007. Forty hours per week minimum commitment.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 13, 2007. For an application, e-mail or call 202-488-8787, ext. 6050.

CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 32 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

CONTACT: Email: or Tel: 202-488-8787, ext. 6050.


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