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IPCRI interns have the unique opportunity to both engage in policy-relevant research on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to meet with and engage many of the personalities that shape its dimensions.

 

IPCRI accepts interns throughout the year. Applications for internships are accepted on a rolling basis. If you are interested in working with IPCRI please indicate the dates you will be available. On average potential interns apply up to half a year before their available dates. However, occasionally a place might open up shorter in advance.

 

Potential interns must meet the following requirements:

 

  1. Interns must be able to stay with IPCRI for a minimum of three months. Interns that can stay longer receive preference.

  2. Interns must be comfortable with working independently and taking on responsibility. IPCRI does not have a sufficient staff to supervise interns on a day-to-day basis.

  3. Applicants must be able to write at an academic level in English.

 

Experience in fundraising, social media strategies as well as proficiency in Hebrew or Arabic are considered a plus. Please note that IPCRI’s internships are not paid. IPCRI is not in the financial position to reimburse housing or travel costs.

 

IPCRI interns typically engage in the following kinds of work:

 

  1. Organizing and attending IPCRI events, including meetings of the Strategic Thinking and Analysis Team (STAT), Wednesday Afternoon Public Meetings, the Economic Working Group, Peace Education Conferences, and others.

  2. Administration

    1. Preparation for conferences

    2. Grant writing

    3. Reporting on events and project activities

  3. Participating in IPCRI research. IPCRI is occasionally engaged in a variety of research projects, both independently and in cooperation with other institutions. Interns may have the chance to conduct theoretical and field-based research.

  4. IPCRI’s maintains a very open organizational structure. Interns interested in doing research in a particular field should be prepared to manage themselves. The IPCRI staff can offer its wealth of knowledge and its access to an expansive network, but is often unable to closely monitor independent projects.

 

 Applying

 

  1. In order to apply for an internship, please send your resume/cv, dates of availability, and answers to the two questions below to Carolyn Maurer: victoria@ipcri.org  

    1. What do you seek to gain from your internship at IPCRI?

    2. Which of your qualifications should we keep in mind while evaluating your application?

  2. Please keep your answers to both questions under 500 words (total for both).

 

 

 

 

Environmental internship at Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information

 

IPCRI's Department of Environment is seeking a committed intern to work under the direction of the Department director, Robin Twite, and program coordinator. The intern will be based out of IPCRI's office, located in East Jerusalem, for a period of at least 3 months. The ideal candidate will be available at least 3 full days a week, 9.00 - 16.00.

 

Primary responsibilities will include:

•Fundraising: research and proposal development 

•Administrative assistance: database organization, record-keeping

•Event coordination and logistics

•Communications and social media

•Assistance with project activities (determined by the specific environmental projects happening at that time)

•General assistance with other IPCRI projects and activities, as needed (peace-building and political focus)

 

Applicant requirements:

•Proven experience in at least two of the following areas: NGO project management and administration; grant writing; environmental issues (experience in issues specific to Israel/Palestine would be an asset); cross-border environmental management; communications and/or event coordination

•Highly proficient in English, with strong English writing skills 

•University degree in a relevant field (an environment-related focus preferred)

•Interested in environmental cooperation as a tool for fostering peace and understanding

•Available for at least 3 months (with preference given to those with potential to stay on for a longer period of time)

•Knowledge of Hebrew and/or Arabic a strong asset

 

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and CV to Carolyn Maurer at victoria@ipcri.org.

 

Your cover letter should be no more than one page in length and should cover these two questions:

•What proven skills do you have to contribute to a small environmental NGO working in the unique political and social climate of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

•What do you hope to gain from an internship with IPCRI's Department of Environment?