Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow

Employer Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
Deadline 7. January 2019
Type Temporary
Location United States
Level Entry-level (0-2 years experience required)


The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship provides full-time six to nine-month fellowships for recent graduates to work on international peace and security issues with one of several participating public-interest organizations in Washington, DC. Scoville Fellows have the opportunity to work with senior-level staff and to conduct research, write articles and reports, organize talks and conferences sponsored by their host institution, and directly support public education and advocacy initiatives.

Candidates are required to have completed a baccalaureate degree prior to commencing the fellowship, those with a graduate degree are also eligible to apply. Candidates must have an excellent academic record and a strong interest in peace and security issues.  Graduate study, a college major, course work or substantial independent reading relevant to the focus of the fellowship is considered an advantage and prior experience of public interest activism or advocacy is highly desirable.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens or resident and legally entitled to work in the United States.

Scoville Fellows are paid at an annual rate of $38,400 ($3,200 per month), and receive basic health insurance compensation, mentoring and a small stipend for professional development purposes.

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