The University of Toronto's largest Humanities research team is offering an exciting opportunity for interns to join a collaborative project. Interns will work alongside postdoctoral fellows, doctoral, masters, and undergraduate students from around the globe to advance their understanding of Muslim literature, philosophy, history, mystical traditions, and other related areas. This internship presents a unique opportunity for individuals interested in expanding their knowledge and contributing to ongoing research in this field.
Shafique N. Virani is a Distinguished Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Toronto, where he is the founding Director of the Centre for South Asian Civilizations and previously chaired the Department of Historical Studies. He has also taught at Harvard University and Zayed University. Professor Virani's work has been translated into over 20 languages, and he has received numerous awards and honors from organizations such as UNESCO and the American Academy of Religion. He is a well-known public speaker and has acted as a consultant for organizations including Cirque du Soleil and the History Channel. His areas of research include Sufism, Islamic history and philosophy, and Muslim literatures in multiple languages.
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Prof Shafique Virani
The University of Toronto offers one of the world's strongest Islamic Studies programs, with four renowned departments and over 40 distinguished faculty members conducting cutting-edge research on various aspects of Islam. Our Institute of Islamic Studies is highly dynamic, with exceptional global resources, including a vast library collection and proximity to the renowned Aga Khan Museum of Islamic Art and the Royal Ontario Museum. We annually train numerous undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students in Islamic Studies, reinforcing our dedication to advancing this field.
Opportunity to engage and connect with the University faculty, staff, and alums to understand networking, relationship building, and marketing opportunities. Gain hands-on experience in managing a market research project and develop skills in project management, research, data analytics, communication, and collaboration. Through interviews and research, the intern will acquire knowledge to effectively plan a program of collaborative engagement activity with a diverse audience of over 110,000 alums. Also, receive training in digital platforms, Salesforce CRM, databases, and Drupal Content Management System. Additionally, access Maynooth University's Learning and Development programmes through the University's Human Resource department.