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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.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Call for Essays “Many Languages One World” UN Academic Impact Student Essay Contest

Submit an essay (2000 words or less) exploring how multilingual ability advances global citizenship and understanding. Your essay should reflect your academic, cultural, and national context. Entries must be in one of the 6 official languages of the United Nations that is not the entrant’s mother tongue or language of instruction. Entrants must be 18 […]

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Assistants needed!

GSIPM will be hosting a group of undergraduate students and faculty members from Osaka University this Sunday and Monday, October 27th and 28th. These students are on a study tour of several American universities, and are working on thematic project. We are looking for a few more GSIPM students to assist with this program. You […]

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Invitation to Q&A session with General Palomeros, hosted by Atlantic Community

The German think tank is inviting students to take part in a Q&A session with General Jean-Paul Palomeros, the NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation. This Q&A series help students to further their opinions and add a decision maker’s perspective to their studies. Learn more about the Q&A and watch an exclusive video statement from […]

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Still undecided for J-term? Applications for the J-term trip to Colombia are being accepted for a second round!

Work with a local non-profit, Misiion Gaia to help strengthen sustainable tourism in the beautiful region of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia. Why should you join the team? Gain field experience (!) in a richly bio-diverse environment that will develop mutually professional skills relating to international development, environmental conservation. translation/interpretation and sustainable […]

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

International Development Fellows Program (IDFP), Catholic Relief Service

The Catholic Relief Services’ International Development Fellows Program (IDFP) gives people who are interested in a career in international relief and development an opportunity to increase their overseas experience and gain exposure to our programs. Each year, CRS places approximately 20-25 Fellows with our country programs overseas. Assignments are for 8-12 months, starting in early […]

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Paid Internship in DC, Institute for Inclusive Security

The Institute for Inclusive Security in DC is looking for a research and documentation intern, working 15-20 hours per week. The Institute is creating indicators for their monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework in order to establish rigorous measures for organizational impact, outcomes, and performance. As part of this process, the Institute will identify existing data […]

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Fall 2013 Editorial and Marketing Intern (unpaid), ASAP

The Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP) is seeking a part-time editorial and marketing intern to assist with the editorial development and marketing of AfP’s new online publication, Building Peace: A Forum for Peace and Security in the 21st Century. The internship will begin as soon as possible. A critical function of this position is coordination of […]

Friday, October 18th, 2013

IPS Professor Arrocha publishes op-ed in Global Eye on Human Trafficking (IOM)

IPS professor William Arrocha recently published an  op-ed entitled “The Increase in Xenophobia and Human Trafficking: Endemic Problems of Today’s Globalization,” in the International Organization for Migration (IOM) newsletter Global Eye on Human Trafficking which is one of the top international newsletters on this subject. Click here and scroll down to page 10.

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) Fellowships, Germany

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fully-funded scholarship opportunity,  and is currently accepting applications. CBYX is a yearlong fellowship to study and work in Germany. CBYX is open to applicants in all career fields, though preference is given to students in STEM fields, agriculture, business, and vocational fields. Students traditionally underrepresented […]

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Brown Bag Lunch with Stacy Hughes: Mediation, Healing and Atomic Bombs

Stacy Hughes, MGC Mediator, recently returned from Japan where he worked with surviving victims and (the grandsons of) perpetrators of atomic bombings, aboard the Peace Boat. Stacy will share his reflections on mediation in this unique international context over an informal brown bag lunch on October 22, 2013 from 12pm to 1pm at the Community Justice […]

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Human Rights Essay Award Competition

This annual competition sponsored by the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. The 2014 topic is Persons with Disabilities and International Human Rights Law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the […]

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Save the Children (D.C.), Spring David Guyer Gender Fellowship

Save the Children’s GIRL Project is a three-year project funded by the Nike Foundation, and supplemented by annual income from the Xerox Foundation endowment.  The GIRL project’s strategic objective is sustained increase in volume and quality of Save the Children’s programs serving girls.   The project supports and builds Save the Children’s commitment and capacity to […]

Friday, October 18th, 2013

2-Week Intensive Program on Transitional Justice and Economic Development

Mount Holyoke College and Smith College are proud to cohost “Reconstructing Societies in the Wake of Conflict: Transitional Justice and Economic Development,” a two-week  of the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP). This intensive program, cosponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, is scheduled for May 25–June […]

Friday, October 18th, 2013

USIP Training Courses for Individuals Working on Conflict Issues

The Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding of the United States Institute of Peace offers onsite, online and customized courses on conflict prevention, management, and resolution. The Academy’s practitioner-oriented courses, held at the USIP headquarters in Washington and elsewhere, prepare professionals for work in and on conflict zones. Courses include: Negotiation, Mediation, Conflict Analysis, […]

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Call for Papers, Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law

The Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law (IJHRL) is an annual peer-reviewed scholarly journal designed to address international human rights issues more broadly. The IJHRL has been ranked among the top international law journals on ExpressO rankings. The journal explores political, philosophical, and legal questions related to international human rights from diverse perspectives. It strives to create a […]

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Do you know what to do in case of an emergency?

Ever asked yourself what to do in case of an emergency? Well, there exists a guideline for emergency response and threats at the Security webpage. Click here for more information. The map below will also show you the exit routes in case of emergency, so familiarize yourself with it!

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Free Books in McCone Building!

Want a copy of an International Economics books or booklets on Nonproliferation? You can find copies and slightly outdated versions in a bookshelf outside Prof. DePaolis’s office on the first floor in the McCone Building.

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Internship Possibilities with KIVA for January 2014!

Kiva is currently hiring 30 intern positions for its 11th Internship Class. The Kiva Internship Program and Kiva Staff are dedicated to providing a rich educational experience and robust career development foundation for those interested in working on high-level Kiva initiatives.  The internship program offers recent graduates and early to mid-career professionals the opportunity to work […]

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Become a Human Rights Accompanier in Guatemala with NISGUA, Guatemala City

Accompaniers work as human rights observers, providing an international presence to Guatemalans organizing in defense of their rights in a variety of contexts, including precedent-setting genocide cases and local opposition to mega-projects. Accompaniers work in pairs, travel between the capital and an assigned region, share in rural life, observe and report on conditions, monitor the […]

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Apply Now for a Paid, Overseas Fellowship with Atlas Corps!

The Atlas Corps Fellowship is a 12-18 month professional fellowship offered three times a year for nonprofit leaders from around the world. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations located either in the United States or Latin America working on issues that complement their expertise. Fellows develop their leadership skills while sharing best practices and supplement […]