Finding the right job in conflict resolution, international development 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 conflict resolution works in practice. Many people working in conflict related jobs, will not find employment with "conflict…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 focused solely on Ph.D. level programs. If you're interested in MA level programs, please consult the MA guide.
Several colleagues at Eastern Mennonite University, in their Conflict Transformation…
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…
There are countless opportunities for individuals seeking to pursue academic study at all levels to obtain financial support from private foundations, directly from academic institutions and from various governmental and intergovernmental agencies. In addition, there are a number of fellowships that provide funding for independent research/internships/language study as part of (or after completing) an academic program. As part of…
Today the network reached 30,500 members from over 180 countries and is averaging over 340,000 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 grow including
The Peace and Collaborative Development Network is designed to be a collaborative site to facilitate sharing of professional and academic resources in peacebuilding, international development, human rights, social entrepreneurship and related fields. To post directly to the site you need to be registered which…Continue
Is your organization involved in peacebuilding, social entrepreneurship, development or international affairs issues?
Are you responsible for recruiting students, seeking candidates for jobs/consultancies ,…
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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…
Graduate Education and Professional Practice in International Peace and Conflict
to download the full free report, visit http://www.usip.org/publications/graduate-education-and-professional-practice-in-international-peace-and-conflict…
In 2005, The Alliance for Conflict Transformation published the report: “Skills, Networks & Knowledge: Developing a Career in International Peace and Conflict Resolution.” The report is the first of its kind to survey employers regarding career opportunities within international peace and conflict resolution. We believe that it will be of interest to employers, to students and professionals pursuing a career in this field,…Continue
Membership in the Peace and Collaborative Development Network is free and open to individuals and organizations. However, PCDN strongly urges you to consider a paid membership in order to help support the network (for more details see below or the…
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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 peacebuilding, international development, human rights and related…Continue
The Peace and Collaborative Development Network is an open source for networking, resources, and exploring the fields of peacebuilding, conflict resolution, development, human rights, and more. We are constantly developing the site and also seeking feedback on how the site may have impacted you. Below please find feedback from some members. To see additional feedback and make your own comments, visit the…Continue
I have conducted a number of workshops for students in various contexts about how to write a successful fellowship application. For the workshops I have put together a short-power point presentation that provides some key tips and strategies for developing an effective proposal, and also some key fellowship resources.
I am uploading the slides to this site, as perhaps some faculty may want to use the slides to help conduct workshops for their own…
We are very pleased that this week PCDN has reached 30,000 members. Since launching in 2007, PCDN has rapidly grown to be the leading online global…
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On September 21, 2013, PCDN will be livestreaming the incredible 24 Hour Global Broadcast for Peace that will feature two live concerts and over 20 events from around the world. …
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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
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
Greetings. I receive many inquiries from people about how this site was created, what is the technology, etc. Given the strong interest in social networking, here is a short guide to some key steps and resources for how to create your own social network and/or do more effective networking.
First, if you would like to see how your organization can use the Peace and Collaborative Network to share information on your programs, start sub-groups to bring…