Gender and Global Security Program Assistant, Women in International Security (Remote; Washington, DC)


Women In International Security (WIIS) Gender and Global Security Program Assistants work part-time (20 hours per week). Strong candidates should have, or are currently completing, an M.A. or B.A. in Women’s/Gender Studies, Conflict and Resolution, Security Studies, International Relations, International Law, Political Science, or a related field. Fall Internships typically begin in the month of September, and last until mid-December. As the situation COVID-19 develops, we have determined that our office will be functioning remotely for the rest of 2020 and into 2021.


  • Conduct research & produce 1-2 blogs on topics related to gender and international security;
  • Conduct member interviews & assist with membership issues;
  • Participate in mandatory trainings, weekly team meetings & general administrative duties;
  • Attend and report on key events and discussions relevant to WIIS program objectives;
  • Monitor and track programmatic activities and research;
  • Organize and help facilitate events and large projects.


  •   Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  •   At least one year of professional experience is strongly preferred;
  •   Solid organizational abilities and detail-oriented;
  •   Strong research and computer skills;
  •   Experience and/or interest in global security and gender issues;
  •   Current student or recently graduated.


Please send your resume and cover letter to with “Gender and Global Security Program Assistant” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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