Finding the right job in social change, development, peacebuilding, social entrepreneurship, and related fields requires a combination of the right experience and training, an understanding of the field, developing strong connections and a bit of serendipity. In addition to academic and/or professional training, it is essential to have an understanding of how social changeworks in practice. Many people working in social change , will not find employment with "social…Continue
Many individuals around the world are interested in doing graduate work in Peace and Conflict Resolution at the MA or Ph.D. level. This guide is for MA level programs. For Ph.D. programs see the resource guide There are several excellent existing guides to finding programs listed below (Please note that no…
I frequently receive inquiries regarding what are the best methods for finding teaching jobs related to peace and conflict resolution. Below please find some suggestions and please feel free to add others.…Continue
This resource guide to Blogging for Social Change is designed to provide an introduction to what is a blog, to outline why PCDN individual and organizational members might want to actively undertake blogging, highlight some key success, as well highlight ethical issues and challenges that can arise that any blogger should consider. As with all of PCDN's …Continue
A GUIDE TO TWEETING FOR PEACE and SOCIAL CHANGE
Since its founding in 2006, Twitter has rapidly grown to be one of the most powerful online platforms for connecting hundreds of millions of individuals and organizations around the world. While the estimates vary, Twitter estimates they have over 100 million active monthly users of the platform and almost 500 million registered…Continue
Many individuals and organizations working in peacebuilding and related field are interested in conducting applied research that integrates theory and practice. In this short guide, I would like to provide some brief recommendations of how to conduct effective research, suggestions for how to disseminate the research, etc.
This is a work in progress and other members of the network are encouraged to post your own suggestions/resources.
There are countless opportunities for individuals seeking to pursue academic study and/or obtain additional professional experience at all levels to obtain financial support from private foundations, nonprofits, directly from academic institutions and from…
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Dear PCDN Community
We need your help to grow PCDN and would greatly appreciate if you could share the general…
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Over the past four decades, countless organizations have been formed to try and foster advocacy, collective action and bridge building to convene like minded professionals or individuals to work to address specific challenges in sectors ranging from health, education, conflict and others.
The purpose of this resource guide is to provide an overview of…Continue
Please note that this site is designed to provide networking and sharing of promising practices. Individuals are not allowed to post their individual requests to find jobs as the site would deluged and there are other websites that do provide this service. However, we have developed several short guides to careers, academic programs, funding, research, teaching resources, practice in social change, peacebuilding, international development, human rights…Continue
One of the main goals of this site is to help practitioners, students and scholars network, connect and share best resources. As I am often working in different contexts (and countries) and across multiple computers, I wanted to share some of the free software/it services that I have found incredibly useful to help me stay connected, up-to-date and informed. This is not specifically an endorsement of any particular…
Many students are interested in finding appropriate internships in the field to help develop their skills and experience. There are a number of suggestions that could be helpful in the search for a great internship that are offered below. First please note that this site is designed to provide opportunities for networking and sharing resources. In general individual postings seeking jobs/internships are not…
In this section, I will provide some of the key resources for obtaining funding for on the ground work. Please also take a look at the posting 12 Key Steps to Obtaining Funding for on the Ground Work which provides overall conceptual strategies.
Please note that we do not allow any requests for funding on this site as the network would be deluged.…
Today the network reached 34,000 members from over 180 countries and is averaging over 300,000 hits a month. Please help us to continue to grow. As the world's largest network for peace and development, we have many initiatives to scale up and increase our impact. There are several ways you can help PCDN…
Toady I am fortunate to be attending the last day of the Ashoka U Exchange, an amazing gathering of individuals and organizations at the intersection of higher ed, social entrepreneurship and social innovation. There are over 700 people from around the…Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on February 28, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
This week I am delighted to be attending this year's Ashoka U Exchange focused on the intersection of Higher Education and Social Entrepreneurship. This is the sixth year of the Exchange (and my first year attending). From a first year of 90 people…Continue
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One of our favorite times for the PCDN Team is when we are fortunate enough to interact with our amazing members all over the world. We greatly appreciate the stories of appreciation for the impact that PCDN is having around the…Continue
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Many individuals around the world are interested in doing graduate work in Peace and Conflict Resolution at the MA or Ph.D. level. This guide is focused solely on Ph.D. level programs. If you're interested in MA level programs, please consult the MA guide.…
One avenue to develop additional skills related to peace and conflict resolution is through various training programs. Pursuing academic studies is one great method to developing expertise and for more information about programs see the Academic Guide. In this section, I provide some general suggestions for key…Continue