The Institute for Peace & Diplomacy (IPD) is a Canadian non-profit and non-partisan think-tank dedicated to promoting constructive engagement and vigorous diplomacy in world affairs and in Canadian foreign policy in particular. Through our expert panel discussions, publications and analysis we hope to positively contribute to the foreign policy discussion in Canada. IPD provides internship opportunities for students and recent graduates who want to gain experience in a non-governmental organization with a focus on foreign policy. Currently, we accept applications for the following internship positions:
Duration: 2 Months
Compensation Package: To be discussed. This is a paid internship position.
IPD policy interns research, analyze, and write on topics related to their program area in close collaboration with our team and under supervision of one of our executives.
This will include:
Tasks and Responsibilities:
The Intern gains valuable first-hand experience working at a non-profit, non-partisan, and start-up think tank alongside a supervisor.
We take the health of our team members very seriously. We have been closely monitoring information from provincial and federal officials regarding the COVID-19 and follow Health Canada guidelines and protocols. At this moment, all of our team members will be able to work remotely from home. Interns must be available for meetings over Zoom or to respond to emails during all the hours of their work.
To apply, please send us your resume/CV and send us samples of your writing in both English and Chinese (this can include opinion pieces, policy analysis and research papers you have published in the past). Please try to include research/writing samples related to Asia-Pacific and/or Canada-China relations. Please send your application including resume, cover letter, writing samples to IPD email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to time constraints, only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.