Peace and Security Funders Group Summer 2020 Fellowship

ORG-Peach and Security Funders Group
About
SFG is a network of foundations, individual philanthropists, and other funders invested in a range of peace and security issues. PSFG’s mission is to enhance the effectiveness of peace and security philanthropy. To this end, PSFG provides a platform for communication, collaboration, and capacity-building for its members, so that they might have greater impact in their grantmaking

About the position
he Fellow will engage in a structured curriculum, which will provide weekly professional development sessions, as well as education on the philanthropic sector and peace and security issues. For more information on the curriculum. The Fellow will also have the opportunity to complete resume-building “portfolio” pieces of their choice and attend meetings in D.C. on relevant issues. They will also support the work of PSFG with a variety of ongoing projects. 

Remuneration
1-15/hour
2-Travel stipend (i.e., one round-trip bus, train, or plane ticket to D.C. or commuting compensation for 10 weeks for local candidates)
3-$1,000 housing stipend, paid in two installments of $500. Note: PSFG does not help with finding housing in D.C.
4-Networking stipend  

Eligibility

1-Must be a current undergraduate student, recent graduate, or switching careers
2-Must be available for in-person work in our D.C. office
3-Must be eligible to work in the United States
4-Interest, coursework, or relevant experience in the fields of political science, international relations, security studies, international development, human rights, regional studies, philanthropy, or related fields.
5-Comfortable with research and data-driven projects; experience with Excel is a must
6-Impeccable written and oral communication skills
7-Excellent organizational skills
8-Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with team members
9-Willingness to take direction; comfortable being proactive about suggesting process improvements
10-Creativity, insight, and good attitude

Work Responsibility
1-Conduct research for PSFG Executive Director and Program Directors, including projects focused on gathering and utilizing data sets
2-Develop charts and tables using Excel and qualitative survey data.
3-Attend events on peace and security issues and create written reports for colleagues
4-Assist with event planning, logistics, and other administrative work
5-Develop social media campaigns (e.g., Twitter)
6-Complete at least one portfolio piece of their choice, such as writing/publishing an op-ed, supporting grant writing, crafting an infographic or social media campaign, supporting event planning, or writing a white paper
7-Support the refinement of the Fellowship Program, giving critical feedback to PSFG staff in order to improve the process for future Fellows

How to apply
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