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Alexandra Amling

MAIPS 2014 Graduate Candidate with a focus on Conflict Resolution, International Migration and Refugees. Holds a Master's degree in Southeast Asian and Chinese Studies with a regional interest in Cambodia, Myanmar/Burma and Thailand. Currently supporting The Asia Foundation as a Project Assistant in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014


Will you only be satisfied in your life and career if you make real and meaningful impact? Are you entrepreneurial, deeply driven, and obsessed with finding innovative solutions to our world’s most intractable problems? Do you want to collaborate with the world’s brightest minds and be directly mentored by current world leaders to achieve your […]

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Free Online course with World Bank representatives

“Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided” is a World Bank hosted free online course on the internet platform of coursera. Session starts January 27th and will run for four weeks. This MOOC has a week-by-week structure, with resources, activities and exercises for you to engage in during each of […]

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

OpenIDEO’s next challenge, launching February 2014: Women’s Security

OpenIDEO asks the question “How might we help women and girls feel safe and empowered in low-income urban areas?” In the 21 century, the concept of safety as a human right is still nothing women and girls can take for granted. Exposed to gender-based violence, social stigmatization and lack of access to basic health care […]

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Conference at Georgetown: Managing Diversity in Divided Societies

Georgetown University Conflict Resolution Program will host a conference on Divided Societies from January 30-31, 2014. In a globalized world with increased migration and mobility, diversity has become a central issue in society and government. Differences in race, ethnicity, language, religion, gender, and sexuality have both enriched societies and fueled tensions. In this light, conflict-affected […]

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Mama Hope is offering Fellowships starting January 23rd

Over 5 years, San Francisco based nonprofit Mama Hope has developed an effective, people-first model of international development that has transformed the lives of more than 100,000 people. Now, a new fellowship called the First Fifth Institute has arisen to meet the growing demand for experience in international development and increased capacity at local project […]

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

ProInspire Fellowships available

ProInspire is now accepting applications for both the 2014 ProInspire Fellowship and the Managing for Success Program in Washington D.C. and the San Francisco Bay Area! The ProInspire Fellowship targets sector switchers who want to join a nonprofit to use their skills for social impact. Managing for Success targets managers who are already working at […]

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Program Evaluation, Design, and Monitoring Intern with Mercy Corps in Liberia

Mercy Corps is an International non-profit organization whose mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities across the globe. Mercy Corps manages programs in 43 countries, with a FY13 budget of $275 million. Mercy Corps has been working in Liberia since 2002, and is strongly committed […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

MIIS Students in the news

Peace Corps Veteran and MPA student Molly McMills new program director at YMCA Monterey County: Monterey Herald IPS Alumna Sabina Khan published on Iran in The Tribune

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Not sure where to start with your job search or career planning?

Start with yourself: the tools from Net Impact in this link are designed to help you focus your priorities and personal values, to lead you to the next step in your professional planning. Explore Net Impact for more inspirations, guidelines, and motivation.

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

CNS Faculty in the news, broadcasting from the new On-campus Broadcast Studio

Less than a week after the installation and testing of the equipment was completed, the studio worked to support the appearance of Dr. Jeffrey Lewis on PBS Newshour, where he offered commentary on the Iran nuclear agreement. The video segment was recorded live during the East Coast broadcast, with anchor Judy Woodruff interviewing Dr. Lewis […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Call for Papers: Notre Dame Student Peace Conference 2014, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

The 2014 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference Committee announces “Building Peace: Integrating Two Decades of Progress,” scheduled for March 28–29, 2014, at the University of Notre Dame. This event is sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. The conference committee seeks submissions from undergraduate and graduate students for paper or poster presentations, workshops, […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Technology for Conflict Management and Peacebuilding Online Certificate Course

In this four-week certificate course, participants will explore how mapping, social media, and mobile telephones can effectively support the work of conflict prevention and management.  The course will feature case studies from Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Syria, and Libya among others,  and draw on relevant conflict prevention and resolution theory to arrive at best practices […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

2014 Social Entrepreneur Outreach Accelerator Program in Stockholm, Sweden

The SE Outreach Accelerator is an exciting 8 week program that takes place in Stockholm, Sweden and aims to build your business capacity. We will help you take your idea to the next level by providing you with seminars, workshops, mentorship as well as individual coaching and group coaching sessions. Peer-to-peer discussions and feedback sessions […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Summer Peacebuilding Institute 2014 At Eastern Mennonite University, VA

Interested in: Gaining new skills or knowledge? Enhancing already existing skills? Meeting people from more than 30 countries and sharing stories and experiences? Then mark your calendars for SPI 2014! Course offerings and instructors for 2014 are now published online. This year SPI is offering several new courses at the frontiers of peacebuilding, including: Media […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Internship on Education in Emergencies with INEE (NYC or Virtual)

The INEE Minimum Standards Internship in NY (or Virtual)  presents a unique learning opportunity to work closely with the INEE Secretariat, liaise directly with INEE members around the world, and be part of projects that contribute to education quality in crisis settings. Deadline is fast approaching on December 9, 2013. The INEE Minimum Standards intern […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

2014-15 Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship open

The J. William Fulbright-Hillary Rodham Clinton (Fulbright-Clinton) Fellowship is a component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Fulbright-Clinton Fellows serve in professional placements as special assistants in foreign government ministries or institutions and gain hands-on public sector experience in participating foreign countries while simultaneously carrying out an academic research/study project. 2014-15 Fulbright-Clinton Fellows are being […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Women and Conflict Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the Naval War College Award for Research on a topic related to women and conflict outcomes. The Naval War College is a professional military education institution that offers an M.A. degree in national security and strategic studies to military officers and civilians from national security agencies. The $10,000 award, sponsored by […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Paid Internship with National Democratic Institute in D.C.

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) encourages enthusiastic individuals with strong interest in women’s political participation to submit a cover letter and resume for an internship with NDI’s Women’s Political Participation team. Responsibilities of this internship include organizing and collecting resources on women’s issues in the field of democratic development. The full-time internship […]

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Don’t miss out on ‘God loves Uganda’ Screening!

The documentary ‘God loves Uganda’ is in the list of the 15 contenders for the 2014 Oscar for Best Documentary, and you will have the opportunity to watch it at MIIS. When? Thursday, December 5th at 6pm at Irvine Auditorium. The movie event will be hosted by the Gay&Co. Student Club. The screening will be […]

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Caux Scholars Program. Limited Spots Available

The Caux Scholars Program (CSP) is a month long summer peacebuilding institute for young leaders, aged 21-35. Since its founding in 1991, CSP has 409 alumni from 105 countries. The Program equips scholars with the inspiration to be the change they want to see in the world and the practical skills to do so. CSP […]