Internship- Paid

Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security
  • Location
    Washington , D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Apply by
    Aug-09-2018
  • Posted
    Jul 25

Position description

Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation Part-Time Internship Position (Paid)

Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation is a new 501c3 organization founded in 2017. Its vision is to advance the leadership and professional development of women of color in the fields of peace, security, and conflict transformation. In promoting its mission to ensure that global issues have a variety of perspectives, it has created a platform devoted to women of color that cultivates a strong voice and network for its members while encouraging dialogue and strategies for engaging in policy discussions on an international scale.

Job Summary
WCAPS is seeking an intern to work with the WCAPS leadership as it develops its programs and activities. The position is for 20-hrs/wk though more hours are possible during busier time frames for the organization. The pay is $20.00/hr. Health insurance is not included.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The intern will work with the WCAPS leadership on the following activities:

  • Development of its mentorship program

  • Outreach to high schools, colleges and universities

  • Write summaries from WCAPS events and activities

  • Do light research

  • Engage partner organizations and institutions, including NGOs and Think Tanks

  • Assist/coordinate event planning and WCAPS social media accounts

  • Develop a WCAPS database of women of color in the fields of peace, security and conflict transformation

Knowledge, Education, And Experience

  • Must have excellent research and writing skills

  • Must be able to work independently and collaboratively along with the ability to work well under deadlines

  • Must have a keen attention to detail and is highly organized

  • Must have a high proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Some knowledge of website maintenance (preferably Squarespace)

  • An interest in issues of peace, security and conflict transformation is a plus.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a positive ‘can do’ attitude

Application instructions

Interested applicants should submit a résumé, writing sample and cover letter to [email protected]. The deadline for applications is August 9th.

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