Peacebuilding Internship

Peacebuilding Internship

These positions have been filled.

The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders is seeking full-time Peacebuilding Interns for a 6-month period. The Peacebuilding Intern will take part in advocacy, research, planning and programmatic work, as well as in advocacy work in the other regions where GNWP operates and in global advocacy fora in New York. The Intern will work principally from New York City, and may be expected to occasionally travel with other GNWP staff to countries to assist in facilitating meetings and workshops, for 1-2 weeks at a time.

Start Date: Ongoing

Education Requirement: Master’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two years’ experience in a related field

Employment Type: Full-time (preferred); 6-month term with possibility of extension

Professional Level: Professional; title and level of responsibility commensurate with qualifications and experience of the applicant

Deadline: Until positions filled

Location: New York City, NY

Type of Internships:

– Peacebuilding Communications Intern

– Research and Advocacy Intern (Africa Programs)

– Research and Advocacy Intern (Asia Programs)

– Research and Advocacy Intern (Latin America Programs)

The Organization

The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), is a coalition of women’s groups and other civil society organizations from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America, Eastern and Western Europe, Middle East and the Arab world —mostly in conflict-affected countries—that are actively involved in advocacy and action for the full and effective implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) on women and peace and security.

GNWP aims to amplify women’s voices for a more sustainable and inclusive peace. To achieve this aim, GNWP engages in four strategies: “Full cycle” implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and Sustaining Peace agenda by providing technical and advocacy support to develop National Action Plans, their costing and budgeting, implementation and monitoring; Bringing the voices of local women and civil society to global policy forums; Empowering young women to become leaders in peacebuilding and sustaining peace; and Ensuring adequate and predictable funding for WPS Resolutions’ implementation.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, CV and short writing sample to internships.gnwp@gmail.com with the email subject line:
Spring 2020 REGION/TYPE Internship Application – YOUR NAME

Deadline: Until positions filled