Fields: peacebuilding, international relations, human rights, political science, education
About the Organization: The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) is an independent, non-profit, educational foundation that develops and encourages the study and use of civilian-based, non-military strategies to establish and defend human rights, democracy and justice worldwide.
About the Position: Each year ICNC runs numerous academic programs that support research, education, and publishing. The academic initiatives intern will help develop announcements and calls for various ICNC educational programs, respond to inquiries, help with correspondence with prospective and admitted applicants, assist with regular updates on progress reports and final work submitted by the ICNC fellows and awardees. The academic initiatives intern will assist with building and developing online courses on the ICNC online courses platform that is based on Open edX as well as making regular updates to the academic programs on the ICNC website as requested.
Anticipated duration: January 28th, 2019 until June 30th, 2019; Part time: 20-25 hours/week ($15/hr). The intern must be able to work at least 4 days per week from the ICNC office. The intern cannot work remotely.
- Recent graduate with a BA or an MA degree OR enrolled graduate student with GPA 3.5 and higher (a copy of the most recent academic transcript required)
- Strong interest in the following subjects: International relations, human rights, social movements, civil resistance, peace and conflict studies, or comparative politics
- Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Google Docs, and social media required
- Fluency in English, including excellent English language editing and writing skills. Must have permission to work in the U.S.
- Must be located in the D.C. area
- Experience with WordPress or other CMS, online publishing, and digital media
- Experience with learning management systems such as Open edX or similar
- Experience with graphic design
- Proficiency in language(s) other than English
Estimated Salary: $15/hour, 20-25 hours/week.
Deadline: January 15, 2019
International Center on Nonviolent Conflict