Life & Peace Institute-Special internship in Uppsala, Spring 2014
The Life & Peace Institute head office in Uppsala, Sweden, is seeking an intern for 3-6 months, starting as soon as possible. The Intern will assist in the design and implementation of projects and ongoing work related to the broader area of communications, policy advocacy and resource mobilization. You are probably a current BA or MA student with a keen interest in International Relations, Conflict Studies, Fundraising, Writing, or a related area.Please note that this is an unpaid internship.Qualifications:
- Commitment to peacebuilding and/or international relations
- Experience from and commitment to work with gender sensitivity
- Information and communication skills, with attention to evolving strategies that bring previously invisible issues to the public forum
- Interest and experience in developing advocacy materials
- Experience in maintaining websites and making online promotion
- Experience from working with traditional media and social media
- A self-starter with the ability to keep deadlines and commitments
Written and spoken fluency in English; proficiency in French is useful, but not essential.
Application by March 5, 2014
Communications Inter, The Global Fund for Children
GFC has an immediate opening for a communications intern to provide a wide range of research, administrative, and general support to the communications team. In return, GFC will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as public relations, international development, children’s issues, event planning, fundraising and the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Manage social media and website updates
- Track and report on media coverage
- Provide research and writing support for media outreach
- Assist communications and development staff with event planning and preparation
- Attend relevant meetings
- Assist with special projects as needed
Must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate courses. Excellent writing and research ability;desire to learn more about public relations, philanthropy and international development; knowledge of basic computer applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); excellent interpersonal skills; strong attention to detail; and a demonstrated commitment to GFC’s mission and values. Previous public relations and/or digital media experience is a plus (including Wordpress, HTML, InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Cision).
HOURS AND COMPENSATION
12-15 hours per week. Scheduling is flexible within regular business hours (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). We’re looking to fill this position immediately. This is a paid internship.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 1-2 page writing sample by email to Jill Fisher firstname.lastname@example.org (please put “Spring Communications Intern” in the subject line).
Please visit their webpage for more information.
Programme Assistants at the Quaker UN Office
The Quaker United Nations Office – New York invites applications for its 2014-15 internship program. The internship offers an opportunity for college graduates, with an interest in international affairs and a commitment to Friends’ principles, to work at the UN. Currently, QUNO-NY focuses on issues of peacebuilding and prevention of violent conflict. Interns work closely with permanent staff on one or more issue areas and support office administration. Stipend and medical coverage provided. Further information and applications are available on the Programme Assistant page of our website. Deadline for submission of applications and references: February 7th, 2014.
Council on Foreign Relations
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. Founded in 1921, CFR is dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens to better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries. CFR, with headquarters located in New York City and an office in Washington, DC, conducts outreach programs to target constituencies nationwide. The organization's 4,500+ members are leaders in global issues and include representatives from a broad range of fields. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal on international affairs. CFR provides commentary and analysis about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org, on ForeignAffairs.com, and through social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. For more information about the below internships, please click here.
- Center for Preventive Action Volunteer Internship
- CFR.org Volunteer Internship
- Director of Studies Office, U.S. Foreign Policy Volunteer Internship
- External Affairs Volunteer Internship
- Franklin Williams Internship
- Geoeconomics Volunteer Internship
- Global Health Studies Volunteer Internship
- International Institutions and Global Governance
- Japan Studies Volunteer Internship
- Korea Studies Volunteer Internship
- Latin America Studies Volunteer Internship
- Meetings Program (Off-Site) Volunteer Internship
- Middle East Studies Volunteer Internship
- South Asia Studies Volunteer Internship
- The Middle East and Democracy Volunteer Internship
The Council for American Students in International Negotiations
The Council for American Students in International Negotiations (CASIN), along with the Advisory Board of Eyes on the International Criminal Court, is currently seeking applications for the position of Peer Reviewer. Eyes on the ICC is the first peer-reviewed, scholarly journal devoted to the study of the International Criminal Court. This publication seeks to advance the understanding of the ICC as well as promote positive relations between the international criminal law community and the United States.
Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Applications should include a one-page letter of interest, 3-5 key areas of focus (ie: genocide studies, Cambodia, international criminal law, etc.), curriculum vitae, and list of publications. These materials should be emailed as .doc or .pdf attachments to email@example.com. Please identify the title of the position for which you are applying as the subject of your email.
For more information please visit their website.
Americans for Peace Now, Spring 2014 Intern
Are you passionate about achieving Middle East peace? Are you ready to take your activism to the next level? Are you a college student who is looking to get work experience? We encourage you to apply for an internship at Americans for Peace Now for a chance to see first-hand how pro-peace advocacy plays out in Washington.
APN is seeking an intern to work in our Washington, DC office for Spring 2014. Intern duties may include the following:
Organizing events to reach out to interns at other organizations.
Tracking coverage of the peace process in Jewish and other major news outlets.
Conducting legislative research.
Utilizing new media tools to publicize APN's message.
Research and writing opportunities (based on experience).
Assisting in administrative work.
Strong written and communication skills.
Computer and internet research skills.
Knowledge of the Middle East and Arab-Israeli relations.
Experience in film editing, graphic design, social media, or web development a plus.
A special effort will be made to find projects for interns within their field of interest. Interns will be exposed to legislative strategy and the day-to-day workings of efforts to advance Middle East peace. Candidates who can commit to working at least 20 hours per week are preferred. This is an unpaid position. For more information about our organization, please visit www.peacenow.org.
Applications considered on a rolling basis. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to:
Katherine Cunningham, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject line: APN Internship Program