Peacebuilding Intern – Economic Development for Peace

City of London, United Kingdom
Apply by 29 May 2018
Internship , Full-time staff position
Posted on 17 May 2018

Job Description

Salary: £14,716 per annum, plus excellent benefits
Duration: 9 months, full time
Based: London, UK
Closing date: 29 May 2018

We are looking for a talented individual with strong research capabilities, and an interest in economic development and its connection to peace and stability, to join our economic development for peace team.

You will contribute to our understanding of economic development issues in conflict-affected settings through desk-based research, analysis, key informant interviews and supporting the production of case studies alongside providing general administrative support to the team.

Note, these are some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please read the job description.

To apply, please follow the link below and click ‘Apply for this job’. Please upload only the application form.


Please note we do not accept CVs or cover letters.

In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.

As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a work permit for this role, all job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.

The deadline for applications is 29 May 2018 at 5pm (UK time). Interviews will take place the week commencing 11 June 2018.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.

About the Organization

International Alert (Alert), one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations, with over 30 years of experience laying the foundations for peace, is currently seeking two talented and accomplished trustees to join our Board.

We work with local communities in over 25 countries from Lebanon to the Philippines to help them build peace. And we advise companies, governments and international organisations on how their policies and operations can better support peace.

Our three-part mission is to build a more peaceful world by:

  • Working with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions;
  • Shaping policies and practices to support peace; and
  • Collaborating with all those striving for peace to strengthen our collective voice and impact.

We focus on the issues that influence peace such community relations, gender, the role of businesses, and ways to prevent violent extremism.

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