The ICAN team seeks a highly motivated Program Intern to work on a range of research, media, and communications tasks. This unpaid internship requires a minimum of 20 hrs/week for at least three months.

Primary responsibilities may include any of the following:

  • Providing content for website and social media accounts;
  • Assisting in promotion of ICAN social media, including developing an Instagram account;
  • Following conversations (articles, publications, twitter, etc.) on women, peace and security and the MENA/Asia region to share on social media and ICAN websites;
  • Creating memes of ICAN Peace Heroes interviews to share on social media;
  • Conducting background research for programmatic development and publications;
  • Assisting in creating database hosting ICAN partner information and work;
  • Providing basic administrative support to ICAN’s programs; and
  • Assisting with other activities related to ICAN programs.

Desired Qualifications: graduate students and recent college graduates are invited to apply, current undergraduates may also be considered.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and respect for people with other cultures and backgrounds;
  • Knowledge of gender, peace and conflict, and Middle East, Africa, and Asia studies;
  • Previous experience using WordPress, Squarespace, and social media platforms; and
  • Proficiency in Arabic, Farsi, or French strongly preferred.

Please send a cover letter and resume to

+1 202 986 0952

Suite 524, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036

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