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Career and Volunteer Opportunities

A day in the life of the Jewish Women's Archive finds smart people working together creatively and strategically to promote Jewish women's stories and voices to a wide audience; to make connections between the past and present in order to inform the future; and to provide young women with strong, accessible role models. We seek creative thinkers who care about history, feminism, Jewish identity, and activism, and are committed to putting their ideas and passions to work for a vibrant organization with a strong mission.

Browse through to explore the largest online repository of information on Jewish women in the world. In addition to compiling and making this rich collection of material accessible, JWA also convenes lively conversation and engages people of all backgrounds through its Book Club, widely-read blog, strong social media presence, public programs, and more.

JWA has a small and diverse staff and is headquartered in a pleasant Brookline neighborhood with easy access to public transportation and affordable parking. Our office atmosphere is lively, friendly, and collegial. Join us!

The Jewish Women's Archive is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Open Internship Positions

Social Media Intern

JWA seeks a creative, independent, and visual self-starter who loves pop culture, current events, and history, particularly as these topics relate to Jewish women.

In this position, you will work with the Director of Engagement and Social Media to help:

  • Build JWA's presence on Twitter and Pinterest
  • Edit and publish blog pieces
  • Work on photoshop-based projects
  • Record audio and film for JWA's blog

Depending on your level of experience, you may be given the opportunity to take the lead on projects as well.

Hours: Minimum of 20 per week, in JWA’s Brookline, MA office.

Photo Intern

JWA seeks a visual and independent person who enjoys research and searching for photographs to accompany written profiles of noteworthy Jewish women. In this position, you will work with the Web Content Editor to:

  • Help identify pictures in the public domain to enhance the section of our website
  • Tag those pictures in keeping with the JWA taxonomy
  • Post pictures onto the website

Hours: Minimum of 20 per week, in JWA’s Brookline, MA office.

All internships are unpaid. 

Please apply online.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Career and Volunteer Opportunities." (Viewed on February 9, 2016) <>.


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