SUMMER 2021 Search for Common Ground Global Policy Fellow


Search for Common Ground, or simply Search,  is an international non-profit organization that promotes the peaceful transformation of conflict. Their mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict away from adversarial approaches and towards peaceful resolutions. With nearly 1,000 staff worldwide, Search implements projects in over 30 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States.  The Global Policy Fellow will work with Search’s Global Affairs and Partnerships team (GAP) as a part of a one-year research fellowship. GAP works with donors, policymakers, NGOs, for-profit organizations, and academics to advance the peacebuilding field around the world. The fellow would being work in July 2021 and will be based in Washington, DC. The fellow will be paid a full-time salary with benefits.

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2021.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject
    • Graduated from undergraduate between December 2020 and June 2021
  • Familiarity with operational peacebuilding and conflict transformation organizations
  • Demonstrably strong English writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrable experience conducting independent research and producing written analysis
  • Fluency in English
    • Fluency in French and English preferred
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work across teams and handle competing deadlines
  • Must have current work authorization for the United States through July 2022

For more information and to apply, click here.

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