War Prevention Initiative intern (paid)


Do you believe we should strive toward a world beyond war? Are you committed to nonviolent constructive conflict transformation? Are you a good communicator and willing to expand those skills?

The War Prevention Initiative is seeking a talented intern who is not afraid of take on big projects. As an intern, you will get to work on real projects that advance the vision and mission of the War Prevention Initiative (http://warpreventioninitiative.org/?page_id=2659). Our ideal candidate has interest and knowledge of peace and conflict studies as well as knowledge in communication. You need to be savvy with social media.

The intern’s main objective will be to maintain and update a new “Peace Science in the News” online section for the Peace Science Digest publication. You will work closely with the War Prevention Initiative Core Team to meet the objectives of the project.

As a small initiative with a big vision, new projects might come up during the internship. One of our objectives is to remain flexible within our areas of focus. These projects typically include research assignments, event coordination, direct outreach to different constituencies, or social media work.

Our expectations:
Work on-site at the War Prevention Initiative office in downtown Portland, OR
Educational background/involvement in peace and conflict studies and/or communication
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Organized, with an ability to finish task-oriented assignments
Creative and flexible to function well within a small team environment
Commitment to the War Prevention Initiative Core Values in the framework of the internship (http://warpreventioninitiative.org/?page_id=2659)
Other War Prevention Initiative related tasks and duties

We are looking to fill this internship position beginning January 15 through June 15 (renewal possible). The first month will be a trial basis for both sides. The intern should be able to dedicate 26 hours of work each month at a pay rate of $15/hour. The scheduling can be discussed based on university classes. Using this internship for practicum credit should be discussed by the applicant with his/her Practicum Advisor.

If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and a resume or CV to Patrick Hiller patrick@jubitz.org. Please cite PCDNetwork as the source of the posting in your application.

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