Summer Intern


Job description

Date: April 7, 2022
Reporting to: Department Directors
Start Date: May 2022
Position: Full-time


The organization

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC) is a non-profit human rights organization committed to countering racism and antisemitism and to promoting the principles of tolerance, social justice and Canadian democratic values through advocacy and education.


The opportunity

FSWC seeks to hire three (3) student interns to work on site in Toronto, supporting several departments in the organization as we deliver human rights programming to audiences in the greater Toronto area, throughout Ontario, and across Canada to promote awareness about antisemitism, racism and other forms of intolerance that persist in our communities today.


You will:

  • Learn about various departments within FSWC including education, advocacy and communications
  • Support initiatives being led by FSWC staff through research and planning
  • Assist with administrative tasks within the office
  • Contribute to the development of new educational programs and experiences that align with the goals of FSWC

You are someone with:

  • Interest and motivation to work in the non-profit sector, with a focus on human     rights
  • Foundation of knowledge in human rights issues including, but not limited to, antisemitism, racism, Holocaust and genocide
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated while being a team player
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Sound research skills


Applicants should send a cover letter and resumé to Melissa Mikel at Please reference “Summer Intern” in the subject line. We will be reviewing applications as they are submitted. 


FSWC welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. We encourage applications from individuals within the employment equity categories. FSWC is committed to equity and diversity, and to a positive, supportive working environment. Please let us know should you require accommodation during any part of this recruitment process.

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