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
On June 24, 2015 I was fortunate to attend a wonderful panel at the Annual Interaction Forum “Let’s Grab Coffee”: Informational Interviews and Tools to Broaden Your Network.
The session featured several excellent speakers who shared their wisdom and experience with the participants (mostly…Continue
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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 social change, peacebuilding, international development, human rights…Continue
As we have written, this week, two members of the PCDN team are attending the annual Interaction Conference which is the key meeting of US based humanitarian and development NGOS.
Yesterday I attended a wonderful session on Innovative Finance for INGOS: What, When, Who and How.…Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on June 26, 2015 at 9:55am — No Comments
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
As noted in an earlier blog, this week two members of the PCDN team will be attending the annual Interaction Conference. Interaction is the leading network of US based international development and humanitarian organizations.…
This week, I'm delighted to be attending the…Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on June 22, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments
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.…
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…
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…
Earlier this week, I…Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on June 2, 2015 at 7:39am — No Comments
Is your organization involved in peacebuilding, social entrepreneurship, development or international affairs issues?
Are you responsible for recruiting students, seeking candidates for jobs/consultancies , advertising for trainings, courses, events, postgraduate degrees?
Do you want to effectively reach thousands of interested individuals and organizations from around the…Continue
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Today I have the pleasure of attending the first of three days of the Alliance for Peacebuliding annual conference on Peacebuilding and Democracy in a Turbulent World (I should…
Added by Craig Zelizer on May 13, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
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 world (please continue to add your comments about how PCDN has impacted your work…Continue
Added by Craig Zelizer on April 28, 2015 at 1:52pm — No Comments
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…
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…
The MA in Conflict Resolution Program at Georgetown University had the pleasure of hosting Sarah Chayes, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for a talk on her new book Thieves of State. Why Corruption Threatens Global…Continue
I attended a fascinating presentation on April 10th at the…Continue
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