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Internships The Foundation works with organisations in industries where Muslims are traditionally underrepresented to deliver paid internship opportunities. These provide a valuable opportunity for scholars to develop their skills and gain useful industry experience.

Zeena Elhassan | EachOther

Zeena Elhassan read for an MPhil in The Sociology of Marginality and Exclusion at the University of Cambridge.

Passionate about social justice and community-led action, Zeena joined EachOther as a Journalism Intern where she was able to apply her knowledge of human rights and developing key skills to help facilitate her career in Journalism.

EachOther is an online platform and UK focused charity that emphasises the importance of independent journalism and works hard to ground and amplify the voices of individuals who are affected by human rights issues.

Haseeb Qureshi | Centre For Media Monitoring

Haseeb Qureshi studied for an MSc in Inequalities and Social Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

With a keen interest in the economic, gender and racial inequality of British Muslims, Haseeb joined the Centre for Media Monitoring as a Media Monitoring Assistant, with his role allowing him to develop key research and analytical skills.

Set up by the Muslim Council of Britain, the Centre for Media Monitoring works towards engaging with academics and specialists across the world to explore how mainstream media reporting of Islam and Muslims is contributing to an atmosphere of rising hostility towards Muslims in Britain.

 

Hiba Noor Khan | UN International Organization For Migration

Hiba Noor Khan studied for an MA in Muslim Minorities in the Global Context at SOAS, University of London.

As an author of two children’s books, Hiba is passionate about social justice and activism, with a strong emphasis on issues surrounding refugee rights and migration. Joining the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) as a Migration and Development Intern, Hiba has been able to develop key research and project management skills to help facilitate her career further.

Established in 1951, the IOM is the leading inter-governmental organisation in the field of migration and works with a whole range of partners to ensure that the right approach can be taken towards migration issues.

Maira Khan | Centre For Media Monitoring

Maira Khan studied for an MSc in Health Psychology at the University College of London.

Passionate about engaging in student activism and working with Muslim youth groups, Maira joined the Centre for Media Monitoring as a Training and Development Intern to help create an unconscious bias training programme for mainstream journalists and further develop her research and analysis skills.

Set up by the Muslim Council of Britain, the Centre for Media Monitoring works towards engaging with academics and specialists across the world to explore how mainstream media reporting of Islam and Muslims is contributing to an atmosphere of rising hostility towards Muslims in Britain.