The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security works closely with Our Secure Future (OSF) to advance the Women, Peace and Security agenda. We are seeking a graduate student to support our partnership in the fall term. This position will support OSF communications, events and research, and have the opportunity to pursue a project according to the skill set of the intern.
Primary Responsibilities May Include:
- Support OSF social media engagement, including twitter and messaging campaigns.
- Following Hill news, legislation, and current events to support the WPS Congressional Fellow
- Write and curate blogs for the OSF website.
- Support the OSF Director and OSF Project Specialist as needed for events, research, and logistical help.
- Apply a WPS lens to a project in consultation with, and under the supervision of, the director, according to the skills of the candidate.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Competences:
- Undergraduate degree required, current pursuit of a graduate degree required.
- Knowledge of and passion for Women, Peace and Security, international relations, gender, policy-making, peacebuilding, conflict resolution, or related fields.
- Demonstrated research and writing skills.
- Experience with social media, online engagement, or communications.
- Ability to work in a small, collaborative team environment.
- Strong oral and written communication skills in english.
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations, and demonstrating poise, tact, and diplomacy.
- Sense of humor greatly appreciated.
Physical Work Demands:
- Able to sit at a computer for extended periods of time.
- Able to bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis.
- Able to lift and move up to 25 lbs regularly.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Sarah Rutherford at firstname.lastname@example.org.