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


  • $15/hour
  • 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  



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