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Dear Applicant,

Ignite Your Technical Passion and Join Our Dynamic Team!

Are you eager to make a significant impact in the technology sector? Come and be part of a team that celebrates diverse skills, experiences, and perspectives in the field of software development. The Yiddish Arts and Academic Association of North America (YAAANA) and its physical location called Yiddishland California, both based in San  Diego, California, are looking for App Development interns. The mission of YAAANA and Yiddishland California is to promote Yiddish language and culture through academic and artistic events. To learn more about  the organization, please visit www.yiddishlandcalifornia.org

Our interns receive free access to all YAAANA and Yiddishland California events and classes as well as to the YAAANA and Yiddishland California archives. Internships are unpaid, but can be taken for college credit. We offer in-person and remote internships.

Work experience & skills 

Position Overview:

Ideal candidates for this position have an interest in the marketing profession, a willingness to learn, and knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.

Essential Functions of the Role:

  • Conduct market research and analyze competitor strategies.
  • Support the development of marketing campaigns and initiatives.
  • Help coordinate promotional events and activities.
  • Monitor and report on the performance of marketing efforts.
  • Collaborate with the creative team to design marketing materials.
  • Assist in email marketing campaigns and database management.
  • Contribute to brainstorming sessions for new marketing ideas.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices.
  • Provide general administrative support to the marketing department as needed.
  • Organize marketing materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Proven ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Creativity-driven
  • Excellent time management skills

Working Conditions:

  • Fast-paced environment.
  • Requires normal vision (corrected) both close and distant.
  • Requires normal hearing levels (corrected).
  • Requires working at a desk to use a phone and computer for extended periods of time.
  • Requires sitting, bending.
  • Works effectively with frequent interruptions.


What Sets You Apart?

  1. A strong commitment to lifelong learning and personal growth.
  2. A genuine enthusiasm for creating impactful projects, beyond just enhancing your portfolio.
  3. The ability to work independently while maintaining a strong commitment to team goals and collaboration.
  4. Adaptability and excellent communication skills.
  5. A flexible approach to problem-solving, acknowledging that no single method suits every challenge.

Estimated Duration

Full-time: preferably 8 weeks, minimum 6 weeks,  engagement with a minimum commitment of 40 hours per week.

Part-time: preferably 16 weeks, minimum 12 weeks, engagement with a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week.

Longer internships with a less demanding time commitment will be considered upon request.

If an intern wishes to receive academic credit for the internship, it is their responsibility to check  with their academic institution for approval prior to beginning the position. 

Some educational institutions require prior approval before the start of an internship. It is the  responsibility of the student to check with their institution to be sure they meet any requirements  before they accept a position. 

How to Apply

To be considered, please:

  1. Submit your GitHub profile or another portfolio showcasing your work.
  2. Share a project or code sample that you’re passionate about, along with a brief discussion of its significance.
  3. Outline your future goals and what you aim to bring to our team during your time here.
  4. send a cover letter and resume to Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh  at info@yiddishland.ca Questions? Please call us at: 619-719-1776.

If you have the drive to innovate and a strong desire to contribute, let’s push the boundaries of what’s possible in software development together!