Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ) at the University of San Diego
As an intern at the IPJ, students are responsible for researching, writing, and publishing weekly Peace & Justice Updates that follow peace and conflict resolution processes around the world. In addition, interns have the opportunity to work alongside scholars and practitioners in the fields of conflict resolution and human rights as well as participate in IPJ projects and events.
Every semester the IPJ invites students from around the country to participate in its internship program. Internships are open to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate program at the senior level, a graduate program, or who have recently graduated from a field related to peace studies, human rights, or international relations. Applicants should have a GPA of 2.75 or higher, have excellent writing skills, and be able to work at least 15 hours per week. More information about Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ)
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
Freeman Peace Internships
Get Paid to Work for Peace!
The intern positions last 11 or 12 months, starting in the late summer or early fall. They include a stipend of $650/month, full medical insurance, housing, four weeks paid vacation and the opportunity to work with a national peace and justice organization. Three positions are available with the following programs:
- Interfaith Peace Builders ~ organizing for peace in the Middle East (located in Washington, D.C.) http://www.forusa.org/programs/ipb/default.html
- Nonviolent Youth Collective ~ youth anti-racist organizing & nonviolence training (located in St. Paul, MN) http://www.forusa.org/programs/pti/default.html
- Task Force on Latin America & the Caribbean ~ Colombia, Puerto Rico (located in San Francisco, CA). http://www.forusa.org/programs/tflac/tflac.html
- Freeman Intern: Task Force on Latin America & Caribbean
- Freeman Intern: Nonviolent Youth Collective/Peacemaker Training Institute
- Freeman Intern: Interfaith Peace-Builders
Please contact Internship Coordinator Maryrose Dolezal or at 651-647-4465 with questions.
Visit the website for details on deadlines and more information
(Deadline may fall on March 31)
Friends Committee on National Legislation - Legislative Internship
As an intern, you have the opportunity to use your skills and knowledge to further FCNL's legislative goals. While your specific duties will depend on the issues you cover and the lobbyist you work with, you might:ADVOCATE. Encourage constituents and members of Congress to take action by providing them with information.GATHER INFORMATION. Attend committee hearings and coalition meetings; analyze documents and reports.WRITE. Draft action alerts, letters, and background reports to keep constituents informed and to express FCNL's views to Congress and the Administration.ENCOURAGE ACTION. Support and communicate with grassroots advocates.FCNL sometimes has specific internship opportunities in the field or publications programs. Contact the Intern Program at FCNL. For more information, and visit their website at http://www.fcnl.org/intern.htm
Pendle Hill - Young Adult Leadership Development program (YALD) internship
Pendle Hill would like to invite young adults from your community to participate in our seven-week leadership and service learning internship this summer.
Our Young Adult Leadership Development program (YALD) internship will run for seven weeks and links community service with spiritually-centered community life. The program is for young adults ages 18-24 and a small stipend is offered.
Now in its twelfth year, this program is a terrific opportunity for young people from diverse backgrounds to live in community and explore Quaker practices of faith and service. Participants enjoy meaningful service work, workshops and creative self expression at Pendle Hill and off campus (in Philadelphia and beyond) while forging life-long friendships.
Please invite young adults in your community to join us this summer for what one past participant has called a "life-affirming and transformational experience!" Informational material and applications are attached to this e-mail and can be found on our website at www.pendlehill.org under the heading "Opportunities for Youth" at the link below:
Details and application available at: http://www.pendlehill.org/yald
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