Internships in Peacebuilding - Youth, Women, Field Projects, Editorial/Publications

As part of the University of San Diego's Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice (IPJ) is at the nexus of practice, policy and learning in peacebuilding and human rights.
The IPJ is seeking five part-time interns for Summer 2016 (June 6 to August 12). Interns will have the opportunity to learn about peace and justice issues by working on projects alongside practitioners and scholars. These internships are unpaid and require approximately 20 hours per week in the IPJ office at the University of San Diego. The hours are flexible to accommodate student schedules, and academic credit is available.
Five internships are being offered this summer:
• Editorial
• Field Programs
• Women PeaceMakers
• Women, Peace and Security
• Youth and Peacebuilding
For specific information about each of these positions, including responsibilities, qualifications, learning outcomes and application instructions, click on the links above or visithttp://www.sandiego.edu/peacestudies/institutes/ipj/about/interns/

How to Apply:
To apply please send the following to Daniel Orth, dorth@sandiego.edu. Deadline for applications is Friday, May 13 at 5pm PST.
  1. A completed Application Form
  2. Resume – 2-page maximum
  3. Essay – 500-word maximum, stating your interest in the work of the IPJ, your objectives for and expectations of an IPJ internship, and how these apply to your career goals.
  4. Writing Sample – 10 page maximum
  5. Two to three references, at least one of which must be a professor. Names of references can be included on CV. (Note: Actual letters of reference are not required; however the IPJ may contact your references via email or telephone.)
  6. Transcripts from each college or university attended; unofficial web transcripts are acceptable.
Please Note: This internship is unpaid and while we encourage international applicants, we cannot provide them with assistance in securing a visa, nor cover the costs of the visa and the health insurance required by the University of San Diego.