Are you interested in conflict issues, peace building, security, and human rights? Apply now for an internship at Fund for Peace a US non governmental organization


Organization: The Fund for Peace is an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit organization that works around the Globe in order to prevent violent conflict and to offer a wide range of initiatives focused on the central objective of promoting sustainable security through research, training and education, engagement of civil society, building bridges across diverse sectors, and developing innovative technologies and tools for policy makers. The mission is to create practical tools and approaches for conflict mitigation and to highlight the ability of a state to solve its own problems peacefully without an external military or administrative presence


Duty Station: Washington, D.C.


Open to/Destinatari: Current graduate or undergraduate student (or a recent graduate) seeking experience in the NGO sector and with all the qualifications


Timeframe: At least 3 months. According to organizations needs, it could be possible to extend internship period


Deadline: Fund for Peace offers internships in its Washington, D.C. headquarters every semester


Job description:  Interns are given great responsibility to manage their own projects and conduct their own research, they offer significant responsibility and are provided with practical experience in the international relations field with excellent work experience and exposure to international and NGO communities.Intern responsibilities can include:

- conflict analysis

- researching and writing articles and reports

- assisting with editing and proofreading

- monitoring and updating essential country-specific data

- providing support to The Fund for Peace’s public events

- attending conferences and roundtables on behalf of The Fund for Peace



- experience with or understanding of the Fund for Peace’s programmatic areas

- excellent written and oral communication skills

- solid organizational abilities

- individual initiative and flexibility

- strong research and computer skills

- a great sense of humor


Wage/fees: It depends on your work hours:

- Part-time - $125 per month

- Full-time - $250 per month


Application process: Apply for the Internship online here. Before applying, please ensure that you have read the guidelines here. The Fund for Peace staff  is avaible to assist candidates during the Visa process 


Useful links:

About The Fund for Peace

Internship call


Contact information/ Contatti: Contact FFP on Facebook

1101 14th Street NW | Suite 1020 | Washington, D.C. 20005 | +1 202 223 7940


The editorial staff of is not responsible nor liable for the reliability of the information contained in this article. If you want any further information concerning this vacancy, please contact the proposing organization.

Edited by Marta Simoncini


Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of our peace centers. 

For similar opportunities go to Education section on


ORGANIZATION: The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. The Rotary Foundation helps fund our humanitarian activities, from local service projects to global initiatives. Your club or district can apply for grants from the Foundation to invest in projects and provide scholarships. The Foundation also leads the charge on worldwide Rotary campaigns such as eradicating polio and promoting peace. In just over a decade, the Rotary Peace Centers have trained more than 900 fellows for careers in peace building. Many of them go on to serve as leaders in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank


DUTY STATION: There are a lot of universities which the Rotary Foundation has established partnerships with and they are widely spread al around the world which The Rotary Foundation has established partnerships


OPEN TO: The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Our fellows are committed to community and international service and the pursuit of peace.


TIMEFRAME: Programs last 15 to 24 months and require a practical internship of two to three months during the academic break. For experienced professionals working in peace-related fields who want to enhance their professional skills, Rotary offers a three-month program in peace and conflict prevention and resolution at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand

DEADLINE: 31 May 2017

DESCRIPTION: These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses. You can apply for two offers: 

1. DIPLOMA OF MASTER: The studies, focusing on various aspects of the peace, preventing and resolving conflicts, taking place at some of the most prestigious international universities. The programs last between 15 and 24 months and require an internship of two / three months during the academic year hiatus. The scholarships offered by Rotary, up to a maximum of 50 a year, allow to study at the following universities: 

-Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

-International Christian University, Japan

-University Of Bradford, England

-University Of Queensland, Australia

-Uppsala University, Sweden

2. CERTIFICATE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: This program, which lasts three months, is aimed at professionals already experts in the field of peace. The course, held in Thailand at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand includes an internship of 2-3 weeks. Every year there are up to a maximum of 50 scholarships

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must meet the following requirements:

- Proficiency in English; proficiency in a second language is strongly recommended

- Strong commitment to international understanding and peace as demonstrated through professional and academic achievements and personal or community service

- Excellent leadership skills

- Master's degree applicants: minimum three years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, bachelor's degree

- Certificate applicants: minimum five years of related full-time work or volunteer experience, strong academic background

Rotary Peace Fellowships may not be used for doctoral study. And the following people are not eligible for the master's degree program:

- Active and honorary Rotary members

- Employees of a Rotary club or district, Rotary International, or other Rotary entity

- Spouses, lineal descendants (children or grandchildren by blood or legal adoption), spouses of lineal descendants, or ancestors (parents or grandparents by blood) of any living person in these categories

- Former Rotary members and their relatives as described above (within 36 months of their resignation)

Take the eligibility quiz

APPLICATION PROCESS: Find everything you need to complete the application process on the Peace Fellowships Application page


Rotary Peace Fellowship application instructions

Rotary Peace Fellowship Application FAQs

USEFUL INFORMATION: Rotary Peace Fellows obtain a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution, or a master's degree in international relations, sustainable development, peace studies and conflict resolution. The fellowships by Rotary Peace includes: tuition fees, room and board, travel round-trip expenses, and internship / field studies


Contacts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Edited by Sara Candido

The editorial staff of is not responsible nor liable for the reliability of the information contained in this article. If you want any further information concerning this vacancy, please contact the proposing organization


Published in Education

Follow Us on

This site uses cookies, including third party cookies, only for some technical features of the services offered.
You can find more information about our cookie policy by clicking HERE.

By clicking "OK" you authorize and agree to the use of cookies.