About Internships at INCORE
Internships are intended for graduate students, recent graduates
or young professionals with some exposure to, and demonstrated
interest in, peace and conflict-related work or study. Normally,
- have a minimum 2.1 Hons degree or equivalent;
- be enrolled in, or be a recent graduate of, a postgraduate
programme focused on peace and conflict issues; and
- demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in this field.
INCORE accepts internship
applications from a variety of disciplines in light of the
multifaceted challenges of examining and addressing peace and
conflict issues, including (but not limited to) political studies,
anthropology; history, legal studies, gender studies, psychology,
education, and media.
INCORE aims to increase the intern’s
practical understanding of contemporary peace and conflict issues,
and the role of applied research in building peace and in addressing
violent conflict. Interns are expected to participate in INCORE
activities to the greatest extent possible.
internship programme is part of INCORE’s commitment
to the development of applied peace research capacities. At
the same time, it recognizes the considerable benefit received
over the years from the outstanding students, graduates, and professionals
who have served as interns. See the list
of interns here.
The relationship between INCORE and the intern is mutually-beneficial.
Interns are assigned to a unit or project within INCORE according
to our needs, and the intern’s own areas of interest and
Interns are assigned to a specific supervisor who is responsible
for providing them with a job description and workplan. An intern
should not spend any more than 40% of their time on administrative
or clerical duties unless the internship is oriented in this way.
Internships generally last from 3-6 months. There is scope for
shorter and longer placements – the duration of which can
be negotiated depending on the requirements and means of both
INCORE and the applicant.
Please note that all INCORE internships are unpaid and that we
usually recruit between 4-6 interns per annum.
have a particular need for interns from January to June. Interns
are recruited for the summer months only when there is a specific
need for their services.
Information on applying for an internship at INCORE, click here.
a list of frequently asked question about internships, click
can also read about previous
and current interns