Calling all recent (and soon-to-be) college and graduate school alumni: If you’re passionate about international peace and security issues, and looking to work on them in Washington, DC, the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship may be for you: The next application deadlines are October 1, 2018 (spring 2019 semester) and January 7, 2019 (fall 2019 semester). Graduating seniors are eligible.
The Scoville Fellowship offers six to nine-month salaried positions in the nation’s capital with more than two dozen think tanks and advocacy groups. Scoville Fellows are supervised by senior-level staff members at the host institutions and may work on a range of issues including nuclear and conventional arms control and nonproliferation, conflict prevention and resolution, diplomacy, and environmental and energy security. They contribute to their host organizations’ goals through research, public education, advocacy, and by writing articles, blog posts, fact sheets, letters to the editor, op-eds, and/or reports. In addition, fellows often organize talks and conferences and attend coalition meetings, policy briefings, and congressional hearings. Benefits include salary, partial health insurance reimbursement, mentoring, moving costs to DC, meetings with policy experts, an additional stipend for professional development use, and an entrée into an increasingly connected and influential network of alumni working for domestic and international NGOs, the Federal Government, academia, and media. For complete details and FAQs, see http://scoville.org/