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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)

Daniel Orth
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 Harrop A. and Ruth S. Freeman Peace Internship Endowment intern positions were created in 1996 by a bequest from the life-long activities to provide stipends to interns at the War Resisters League's national office. They include a stipend each 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.) 
  • Nonviolent Youth Collective ~ youth anti-racist organizing & nonviolence training (located in St. Paul, MN)
  • Task Force on Latin America & the Caribbean ~ Colombia, Puerto Rico (located in San Francisco, CA). 
  • Freeman Intern: Task Force on Latin America & Caribbean
  • Freeman Intern: Nonviolent Youth Collective/Peacemaker Training Institute   
  • Freeman Intern: Interfaith Peace-Builders

Please contact the the Intern Coordinator 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. For more information, visit their website at