You Can Change the World

Join our team of Youth Interns to see what you can do from anywhere in the US!

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Fill out an Internship Application form here.

Work Personality & Interview

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Details will be emailed to you after your interview.


See what the interns have to say...

"ILIA has allowed me to do actual work I wouldn't have been able to at a normal job for teens, and I've gotten important work experience from day one." -Ahmed R, College Freshman

"I don't know where I would be without my ILIA internship." -Jannah, grade 11

"ILIA has helped me do better with my communication and project management." -Hanan, grade 12

"ILIA gave me a purpose besides school; ILIA gave me the opportunity to educate youth and it taught me very important skills that I will use later on in life." -Mahmoud, grade 10

"The APPL certification course has impacted me by broadening my insights and allowing me to learn new topics and ideas. An instrumental part of this is having discussions and exchanging thoughts on an idea." -Adam, grade 12

"ILIA has allowed me to gain valuable real-life experiences and enhance my communication skills." -Sumaya, grade 10

What does it mean to be an #ILIAintern?


As an #ILIAintern, you can expect to learn, learn, and learn tons of meaningful life skills. These are skills you are not learning at school; skills that boost your career and provide you with a well-rounded experience that gives you the leadership edge your community expects from a young ambitious leader like yourself.

#ILIAinterns experience not only unique applied and hands-on opportunities, but also get to enjoy private development discussions, meetings with leaders, 1-on-1 coaching, and personalized visions.

#ILIAinterns are expected to complete several mandatory courses each month, such as:


#ILIAinterns are expected to commit the following minimum amounts of times to their work:

College (Minimum 48 Weeks)

High School (Minimum 26 Weeks) 


#ILIAinterns are expected to achieve top performance. Quality work is the norm.

Some common performance achievements are:

Unlike many internships, ILIA Internships are have unique in their personalization, context and impact.

What We Do

The Youth Council is a team of ambitious youth who define and execute Islamic Leadership Institute of America’s programs. By giving these talented youth the resources and coaching they need, the Youth Council has been able to benefit the community with their programs. From Blanket Making classes that help the needy stay warm in the winter to the Youth Crisis Line, ILIA youth all get an opportunity to make a real impact. 

If you chose to join us, you will be swept up into a world of practical business training, youth events, and meaningful experiences.

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Current Areas of Opportunity

We are currently accepting applications for all the following roles at Islamic Leadership Institute of America at both the high school and college levels, we also have 2 year fellowships for young professionals who have a Bachelors degree.


Outreach & Digital Marketing

Engineering & IT

Project Manager