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Internship International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, Wash, DC (grad or undergrad)

The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) is an independent, non-profit, educational foundation that develops and encourages the study and use of civilian-based, non-military strategies to establish and defend human rights, democracy and justice worldwide.

http://www.nonviolent-conflict.org/

I. General Information
Location: International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, Washington, DC
Duration: 4 to 6 months. 30hours/Week. Starting date: March 1st, 2011.
Application instructions: Please send your resume and cover letter to info (at) nonviolent-conflict.org (please label documents as follows: Lastname.CV.doc and Lastname.Coverletter.doc) under the title: Internship application.
Application deadline: February 25, 2010

II. Scope of work
The incumbent will participate in the organization's daily activities and programs and provide assistance to ICNC staff by supporting the organization's administrative and logistics operations.

Primary responsibilities and duties include- but are not limited to:

Programs and Activities:
- Participate in the publication process of ICNC's twice-weekly News Digest,
- Assist with planning and preparation for workshops, conferences, events, and other ICNC activities,
- Assist in responding to general inquiries and requests,
- Participate in in-house meetings and occasional events in DC, take and distribute notes to ICNC staff.

Research:
- Contribute news items to the News Digest,
- Assist ICNC staff with small scale research,
- Assist with maintenance of ICNC website,

Administration and Logistics:
- Conduct a variety of general administrative tasks for ICNC staff as requested,
- Contribute to maintenance of contact database,
- Assist Office Manager as needed in the worldwide circulation of educational materials,
- Assist with accounting and financial tracking tasks.

III. Additional Qualifications
- Undergraduate or graduate student,
- The candidate should have a strong interest as well as a background and/or experience in relevant studies and/or organizations: International relations, human rights, democracy promotion, conflict analysis.
- Languages: Proficiency in English and one other language is strongly preferred,
- High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint,
- Candidate must be detail-oriented and have good writing skills.

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