Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Paid Research Assistantships with US Institute of Peace for Recent Grads

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is an independent, non-partisan, federally funded 
organization established and funded by the U.S. Congress to increase the nation’s capacity to
manage international conflict without violence. USIP was founded in 1984 to:
  • Prevent, mitigate and resolve violent international conflict;
  • Provide analysis on the root causes of conflict;
  • Increase peacebuilding capacity, education, tools, and intellectual capital among 
  • practitioners and the American public.
PayBetween $10-14 per hour
Work ScheduleAn average of 20 hours per week
Expected Start DateImmediately 
Research Assistants support the functions of the Academy by working with Program 
Officers and Academy staff to manage and support on-site courses and Academy events. 
RAs support various projects throughout the Academy by engaging in research, writing, 
organizing and editing. They establish relationships with instructors and manage all stages 
of a course, from inception to completion.  RAs are hands-on participants and are essential 
to the daily activities of the Academy.

The Global Campus leverages the latest modern communication technologies to extend online
education and training opportunities to individuals across the world.
The GC RA will support the daily functions of the GC team by engaging in research, website 

  • A minimum of 2+ years of related experience is required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in international relations, public affairs, or related field required.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, and a basic understanding of video editing required.
  • Must be comfortable working in a group, possess the abilities to prioritize, adjust to 
  • conflicting or changing directions, and be able to handle tight deadlines. 
Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Click here for more information and to apply.