Jobs & Internships

Pursue a career with Israel Policy Forum and join us in advancing the dialogue to achieve a two-state solution and ensure a Jewish, democratic, secure Israel for generations to come.


Manager/Director of Programs and Partnerships

Israel Policy Forum is seeking a full-time Manager / Director of Programs and Partnerships. This position will report directly to the Executive Director and will support Israel Policy Forum in identifying organizational partnership opportunities, managing programs, and spearheading external-facing initiatives in the organized Jewish community.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Manage all partnerships with local and national organizations, ensuring that Israel Policy Forum’s new content reaches target audiences effectively and consistently.
– Create new partnerships with local and national organizations, developing targeted programs that enhance the reach of Israel Policy Forum in the Jewish and policy communities.
– Secure and oversee all community, synagogue, and campus speaking engagements throughout the country for the Policy Director, Executive Director, and other presenters.
– Secure and oversee all Israel Policy Forum informational booths at conferences and convenings throughout the American Jewish community.
– Collaborate with the IPF Atid National Director on programs and partnerships involving young leadership audiences.
– Collaborate with the digital communications staff in integrating Israel Policy Forum’ program partnerships and outreach efforts into the organization’s social media and digital strategy.
– Assist in the formulation and management of new, innovative programs to engage target audiences in the Jewish community, including communal professionals, lay leaders, and other constituencies.
– Collaborate with development staff to identify and advance fundraising opportunities.
– Travel to key Jewish and related policy conferences representing Israel Policy Forum.

Desired Skills

– 4-6 years of relevant work or internship experience
– B.A. required; M.A. a plus
– Experience supporting senior staff
– Strong interest and background in U.S. Middle East policy and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
– Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to interact with individuals at various levels of the organization
– Excellent organizational, time management, and planning skills
– Attention to detail
– Ability to take initiative and manage multiple projects in fast-paced environment
– Familiarity working within the non-profit sector and strong understanding of the organized Jewish communal world a must.
– Ability to travel extensively, as needed.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit a resume and cover letter to David Halperin at


The Israel Policy Forum internship program provides college students with a stimulating learning experience in an intimate office setting. Due to the small size of the office, the intern is given a substantial amount of responsibility and is exposed to most aspects of Israel Policy Forum. The intern is responsible for various projects involving development, administration, event planning, programming, policy, and outreach. The internship provides individuals with the necessary skills to succeed in the workplace, as well as to expand their knowledge about international affairs and the Middle East conflict.

Application Deadlines

Winter/Spring Internship (Late January-May)

Summer Internship (June-August): Apply by March 17th

Fall Internship (September-December): Apply by July 14th

To Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and two references by email or direct mail to:

Adam Basciano
Israel Policy Forum
355 Lexington Ave, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10017