Spring 2019 Internship Program

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Spring 2019 Semester



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1140 3rd Street Northeast
2nd Floor
District of Columbia
United States


To promote peace and empower young people in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan. The Education for Peace in Iraq Center (EPIC) is dedicated to helping people build a more peaceful, sustainable, democratic society in Iraq. We seek to accomplish this by advocating policies that further Iraq’s prospects for peace and democracy, and through youth programs and partnerships in Iraq that engage young people in creating a brighter future.

EPIC is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to fill the Development and Communication Internship position, and two highly qualified and motivated individuals to fill the Research and Advocacy positions.

Candidates must have a demonstrated interest in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, especially in Iraq, on humanitarian, security and development issues. Proficiency in reading Arabic is required, as well as a strong knowledge of social media platforms and MS Office. The candidates must be well-organized and able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks. A good sense of humor is always a plus!

Candidates are expected to be available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Interns will work closely with the Development and Communications Manager and the Executive Director, in EPIC's headquarter offices, in Washington, DC.

More detailed information can be found at https://www.epic-usa.org/get-involved/careers/


While this internship opportunity is unpaid, limited travel assistance might be provided on a case-by-case basis.

How To Apply


Submit a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample (max. 3 pages) to careers@epic-usa.org by December 1, 2018. Please include the title of the internship for which you are applying and your name in the subject line. Preference will be given to recent grads and graduate students, but undergrads are strongly encouraged to apply.