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World's Top Meta List of Job Sites/Resources in Social Change, Social Impact, 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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on May 21, 2015 at 2:46pm — 58 Comments

Please Consider Advertising on the Peace & Collaborative Development Network

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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on May 21, 2015 at 2:00pm — No 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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on May 18, 2015 at 11:53am — 56 Comments

Please Help PCDN Grow, The Go to hub for the Global Changemaking Community

Dear Colleagues
We need your assistance to help PCDN grow and thrive. One of the key ways you can aid PCDN is to let others in your organizations and networks know about the resource Please take a…

Added by Craig Zelizer on May 18, 2015 at 11:39am — No Comments

Reflections on Peacebuilding, Democratization and Securitization

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

2015 Social Change/Impact Events where PCDN Will be Present

Dear Colleagues

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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 28, 2015 at 1:52pm — 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 …


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 23, 2015 at 10:19pm — 3 Comments

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

Dear Colleagues

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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 23, 2015 at 6:18am — 26 Comments

Top Resources for Finding Scholarships/Fellowships in Social Change, Social Entrepreneurship, Development, Peacebuilding and Related Fields

Dear Colleagues,

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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 19, 2015 at 8:02am — 31 Comments

Reflection on Thieves of State, Corruption and International Security

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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 17, 2015 at 4:47pm — 2 Comments

Peace Events, A New System for Peace Data and Metrics

I attended a fascinating presentation on April 10th at the…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 14, 2015 at 2:50pm — 1 Comment

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

Dear Colleagues

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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 13, 2015 at 6:41pm — 36 Comments

Building a Peace Tech Industry

Today I am fortunate to be able to attend the second…


Added by Craig Zelizer on April 10, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Top Sites for Finding Academic Jobs in Conflict Resolution, Development and Related Fields

Dear Colleagues

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.…


Added by Craig Zelizer on March 22, 2015 at 8:16am — 4 Comments




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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on March 15, 2015 at 6:52am — 14 Comments

Guide to Conducting and Disseminating Research

Dear Colleagues

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.



Added by Craig Zelizer on March 14, 2015 at 7:57am — 34 Comments

Please Help PCDN to Grow by Inviting Others to Join and/or Sharing Info about PCDN in your Networks

Dear PCDN Community

We need your help to grow PCDN and would greatly appreciate if you could share the general…


Added by Craig Zelizer on March 11, 2015 at 8:30am — No 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…


Added by Craig Zelizer on March 10, 2015 at 8:32am — 5 Comments

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