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.
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
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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