2020 Peace and Security Funders Group (PSFG) Summer Fellowship
Deadline: January 31, 2020.
The Peace and Security Funders Group (PSFG) has a Fellowship opening for the summer of 2020. This is a 10-week, part-time, paid position. We aim to hire an undergraduate student or early-career candidate with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a keen interest in peace, national/international security, and/or philanthropy.
- Conduct research for PSFG Executive Director and Program Directors, including projects focused on gathering and utilizing data sets
- Develop charts and tables using Excel and qualitative survey data
- Attend events on peace and security issues and create written reports for colleagues
- Assist with event planning, logistics, and other administrative work
- Develop social media campaigns (e.g., Twitter)
- Complete at least one portfolio piece of their choice, such as writing/publishing an op-ed, supporting grant writing, crafting an infographic or social media campaign, supporting event planning, or writing a white paper
- Support the refinement of the Fellowship Program, giving critical feedback to PSFG staff in order to improve the process for future Fellows
- Must be a current undergraduate student, recent graduate, or switching careers
- Must be available for in-person work in our D.C. office
- Must be eligible to work in the United States
- Interest, coursework, or relevant experience in the fields of political science, international relations, security studies, international development, human rights, regional studies, philanthropy, or related fields.
- Comfortable with research and data-driven projects; experience with Excel is a must
- Impeccable written and oral communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with team members
- Willingness to take direction; comfortable being proactive about suggesting process improvements
- Creativity, insight, and good attitude
- Travel stipend (i.e., one round-trip bus, train, or plane ticket to D.C. or commuting compensation for 10 weeks for local candidates)
- $1,000 housing stipend, paid in two installments of $500. Note: PSFG does not help with finding housing in D.C.
- Networking stipend