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Top 10 Suggestions and Resources for Finding Internships in Intl Development, CR and Related Fields

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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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on March 2, 2015 at 5:19pm — 25 Comments

Guide to Key Resources for Funding Work in Peacebuilding, International Dev and Related Fields

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.…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on March 1, 2015 at 9:52pm — 39 Comments

Please Help PCDN Grow to 100,000 + Members by Inviting Others to Join and Supporting the Network

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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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on March 1, 2015 at 9:39pm — 2 Comments

Careers in the Social Sector for Social Good

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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on February 28, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Guide to Blogging for Peace and Social Change

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 …

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Added by Craig Zelizer on February 28, 2015 at 10:01am — 3 Comments

Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship in Higher Ed

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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on February 27, 2015 at 6:36pm — No Comments

A GUIDE TO TWEETING FOR PEACE and SOCIAL CHANGE

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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on February 27, 2015 at 8:18am — 14 Comments

2015 Social Change/Impact Events where PCDN Will be Present

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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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on February 21, 2015 at 3:19pm — No Comments

World's Top Meta List of Job Sites/Resources in Social Change, Development, Peacebuilding and Related Fields

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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on February 21, 2015 at 1:27pm — 55 Comments

Resource Guides to Careers, Networking, Funding (and more) in Development, Social Change, CR, and Related Fields

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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on February 16, 2015 at 4:35pm — 56 Comments

Guide to Ph.D. Programs in Conflict Resolution and Related Fields

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.…



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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 14, 2015 at 9:07pm — 29 Comments

Guide to MA Program in Peace and Conflict Resolution and Related Fields

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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 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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 12, 2015 at 6:35pm — 37 Comments

Guide to Training Programs in Conflict Resolution and Related Fields

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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 12, 2015 at 6:33pm — 23 Comments

Guide to Posting Material on the Peace and Collaborative Development Network

Dear Colleagues,

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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 6, 2015 at 1:43pm — 5 Comments

15 Actions for a More Peaceful and Just 2015 (please add your own suggestions)

Dear PCDN Colleagues

As we do most years, here is a list of 15 possible recommendations to help make the world more peaceful/just and to encourage others to contribute their own lists and suggestionsas we move into 2015. Please also consider Paying What You Can to …

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Added by Craig Zelizer on January 1, 2015 at 10:23am — 6 Comments

Guide to Peace and Tourism

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There are quite a few people who believe that one of the key aspects to promoting increased peace and understanding in the world is through facilitating positive interaction between individuals and communities from diverse backgrounds. The assumption is by learning about each other's cultures, languages, lives, that people can do discover what they have in common, as well as explore their differences and…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on December 31, 2014 at 4:37pm — 26 Comments

Guide to Organizations Without/Beyond Borders

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…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on December 19, 2014 at 5:54pm — 4 Comments

PCDN in 2014, a snapshot of our major accomplishments and a preview of 2015's exciting developments

Dear PCDN Members,

The year 2014 marked several large accomplishments for PCDN- none of which would be possible without our members. Over the past year, the PCDN team has been delighted to continue to help thousands of individuals and organizations around the world access the tools, resources, and connections needed to further their missions. We…

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Added by Craig Zelizer on December 15, 2014 at 2:56pm — No Comments

How Organizations/Employers Can Benefit from Using the Peace and Collaborative Development Network

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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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Added by Craig Zelizer on December 15, 2014 at 12:48pm — 26 Comments

PCDN's Dr. Catalina Rojas awarded the prestigious SXSW Dewey Award for use of digital technology to help others

PCDN's Dr. Catalina Rojas awarded the prestigious SXSW Dewey Award for use of digital technology to help others

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Added by Craig Zelizer on December 3, 2014 at 3:34pm — No Comments

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