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Photo: Spring 2014 Interns with Consortium Speaker Meredeth Turshen
About the Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights Internship Program
The Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights is an organization devoted to bringing knowledge about gender to bear on the quest to end armed conflicts and build sustainable peace. Founded in 2002, and now based at the University of Massachusetts Boston, its work is a result of collaboration between scholars and researchers from academic institutions in the Boston area, as well as NGOs and international institutions such as the United Nations. The Consortium works to build knowledge about gender, armed conflict and security through fostering greater interaction between scholars, policy-makers and practitioners; our activities include hosting lectures, discussions, workshops and conferences. Currently, we are developing a new website, with the aim of fostering international collaboration, and encouraging researchers to address unanswered questions in the field of gender, armed conflict, peace-building and security.
Because we are a small, non-profit organization, our interns are integral to the successful execution of all of our core activities, from research to the management of the Consortium itself. Additionally, we see our internship program as a key part of fulfilling our mission to educate emerging scholars and professionals, so we strive to provide interns with educational opportunities and mentorship.
Please be aware that this is not a paid internship. We would love to have the resources to support interns; unfortunately, we have very limited resources and are not able to provide funding at this time.
How to apply:
Please submit your application to the Consortium's director, Dr. Carol Cohn, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include a completed Information Form, resume, and cover letter. Please be specific about the time period for which you are seeking an internship, and the weekly time commitment you are prepared to make.
***Please note: the application period for Summer 2015 is now closed***
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