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ABOUT US:       Salam Institute for Peace and Justice is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering research, dialogue, tolerance and understanding between peoples of deeply divided societies, particularly between Muslim and non-Muslim communities. Through its research, educational trainings and practice on issues related to conflict resolution, nonviolence, human rights and development, Salam Institute for Peace and Justice plays a key role in helping communities to bridge sensitive cultural, historical and religious divides and to find innovative ways to form and build on consensus. The Institute has extensive experience conducting educational trainings, hosting international conferences, publishing dynamic manuals, guides and reports and directing innovative projects focused on interfaith and intercultural dialogue, peacebuilding, conflict resolution, sustainable development, conflict resolution and community development in predominantly Muslim countries. 

INTERNSHIPS:   Salam Institute for Peace and Justice offers part-time and full-time Spring, Summer and Fall internships which provide qualified individuals with dynamic opportunities to learn about and work within the field of Islamic peace and conflict resolution. As a small non-profit organization, the Salam Institute offers interns the opportunity to gain practical hands-on experience in nonprofit management, communications, development and program management and to participate in a variety of activities including grant and report writing, public outreach, report writing, and conducting research.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: These are hands-on positions that require a commitment from the successful candidates. Preference will be given to students or recent graduates who are able to make a one year commitment of at least 15-20 hours per week. Preference will be given to graduate level students pursuing relevant degrees; however, candidates from other relevant fields will be considered, as will highly qualified senior level undergraduate students with relevant experience and interests. Students interested in nonprofit management and international peacebuilding are strongly encouraged to apply.

REPORTING: Interns work under the general supervision of the Senior Research Office and Senior Director. These positions require the ability to multi-task and work independently.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·       Minimum GPA of 3.0

·       Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must

·       Must speak, read, and write English fluently and at a university level

·       Knowledge of Arabic and or French is desirable.

·       Must have excellent organizational, time-management, follow-up, and administrative skills with a strong attention to detail

·       Must have the ability to incorporate suggestions and to manage/meet deadlines in a multicultural international environment

·       Must have excellent communication skills on telephone, via email, and in person

·       Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other Windows applications and have experience with Internet research and databases

·       A creative outlook and enthusiasm

·       Applicant should have a peace and conflict resolution background and/or a familiarity and interest in international development

·       Personal laptop (not required but preferable)

TO APPLY: To apply to an internship position at Salam Institute, please submit a cover letter including your availability, a CV and a 1-2 page writing sample to aamir@salaminstitute.org . Please note in the subject what position you are applying for. The deadline is Jan 15th and the internship will begin on Jan 20th 2021 for a period of One year. We look forward to hearing from you!


ABOUT US:       Salam Institute for Peace and Justice is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering research, dialogue, tolerance and understanding between peoples of deeply divided societies, particularly between Muslim and…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    January 20, 2022
  • End Date
    February 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline
    January 15, 2022
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Stipend / Wage
    Stipend will be available for transport upon submission of receipt.
  • Hours Per Week
    10 to 20 hours per week

How to Apply

To apply to an internship position at Salam Institute, please submit a cover letter including your availability, a CV and a 1-2 page writing sample to aamir@salaminstitute.org . Please note in the subject what position you are applying for. The deadline is Jan 15th and the internship will begin on Jan 20th 2021 for a period of One year. We look forward to hearing from you!

To apply to an internship position at Salam Institute, please submit a cover letter including your availability, a CV and a 1-2 page writing sample to aamir@salaminstitute.org…

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

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