Conflict and Conflict Resolution
Job Search Sites
Alliance for Conflict Transformation
Maintains the ACT Forums, one of the premier resources to find training, scholarship,
conference and employment opportunities in the peace and conflict resolution
and related fields throughout the world.
Site for positions, networking and staying informed about the field of international
development. Focuses primarily on mid to senior level positions in leading
consulting firms and larger NGOs.
Lists jobs in development, humanitarian relief and related fields around
One of the leading non-profit sites that provides information on jobs, scholarships,
conferences and events in diverse fields (including some in peace and conflict
Network of main US-based development and humanitarian organizations. Also
publishes weekly update of jobs in the field.
Online site and publication listing jobs in international development and
related sectors (see Career Connection homepage for username and password).
Frequently updated site of worldwide positions in development, humanitarian
relief and related fields.
Premier site for careers in the Federal Government
Associate for Conflict Resolution
Network of conflict resolution practitioners from many sectors with local chapters
around the country. Also features working subgroups on many topics (international,
mediation, etc.) Organizes annual conference that attracts over 1,000 people.
American Political Science
Association – Conflict Processes Section
American Sociological Association – Peace, War & Social Conflict Section
National Association for Community Mediation
Leading network of community based mediators/mediation centers
International Peace Research
Peace and Justice
Small network of educators focused on peace and social issues. Organizes
annual conference in the U.S. Also publishes a guide to Peace Studies/Conflict
Resolution Programs around the world.
Society for International Development
Member based organization which promotes study and dialogue of issues related
to international development (including peace and conflict). Organizes
annual career event, talks, conferences, etc.
United Nations Association of the National
Network of individuals interested in international issues. Organizes regular
events, mentoring opportunities, etc.
Women in International Security
Member based organization of women involved in international affairs. Organizes
regular events, member only conferences, and career resources
AFB Peace Research Index The
Arbeitsstelle Friedensforschung Bonn (AFB)/Peace Research Information Unit
Bonn (PRIUB) is a national and international peace and conflict research
ACCORD: leading African-based
(South-Africa) conflict resolution organization, conducts work throughout
the region. Publishes Conflict Trends—a magazine about conflicts in
Alliance for Peacebuilding: main network
of leading U.S. non-profit and academic peace and conflict resolution organizations.
Organizes occasional events and links to all partner organizations.
a free knowledge base on more constructive approaches to destructive conflict.
Coalition to Stop the Use of Child
Conciliation Resources: a UK-based organization.
Publishes in-depth reports on conflicts around the world.
Conflict and Community
Development Program: a program of the World Bank Office in Indonesia.
Has reports, publications, and materials on conflict assessments, evaluations,
case studies and more.
online publication reviews conflict sensitive programming, interaction of
conflict development, etc. Cooperative effort of several UK based and local
CR Info: one of the most comprehensive
sites for information on all aspects of conflict resolution regarding training,
graduate programs, publications, etc.
Platform for Conflict Prevention and Transformation: European based
organization that conducts policy research and publishes directories on
conflicts and conflict resolution initiatives worldwide. Organizes occasional
Human Rights Watch: is dedicated to protecting
the human rights of people around the world.
Security Research Project: a daily and monthly online compilation of significant new
human security-related research published by university research institutes,
thinks tanks, IGOs, NGOs, the
media and the interested public.
INCORE: a UN affiliated research
institute. Conducts research and training. Website includes conflict profiles
for many regions of the world.
Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy
Group: conducts policy research and advocacy on conflict zones worldwide.
UK Based peace building organization. Conducts practice, research and advocacy
on many issues including business and conflict, gender and conflict.
Partners for Democratic
Change: US based conflict organization with 10 partner organizations
around the world.
Search for Democratic
Change: US based conflict resolution organization operating in over
Agency for International Development- Conflict Management and Mitigation
Office: responsible for mainstreaming and integrating conflict management
and mitigation programming into USAID programming
United States Institute of Peace: US
government funded research/practice institution. Has weekly public events
on current topics related to peace and conflict resolution, occasional conferences
and a wealth of free publications/resources.
War-Torn Societies Project: UN-sponsored
project, conducts applied research on working in conflict regions.
Bank Conflict Reconstruction and Development Unit: conducts research
and develops policy for World Bank programming.
Waging Peace: leading organization conducting advocacy and research
on role of women in peace building throughout the world.
Volunteer Opportunities in Peace and Conflict Resolution and Related Fields
Brethren Volunteer Services
Offers a large number of volunteer opportunities in the US and abroad related
to peace and other fields.
Offers many online opportunities to volunteer focused on development and related
Offers a variety of two year paid volunteer positions throughout the world.
Student Partnerships Worldwide
Offers volunteer opportunities for students in Asia and Africa
Magazine dedicated to international study, employment and volunteer opportunities
Online resource and guide for international volunteer opportunities
Volunteers for Peace
Offers short-term volunteer opportunities worldwide
Employers in Conflict Resolution
American-Mideast Education & Training
American Civil Liberties Union
American Friends Service Committee
Carnegie Council on Ethics & International
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Catholic Relief Services
Center for War/Peace Studies
Federal Mediation and Conciliation
The Fund for Peace
The Institute for International Mediation
and Conflict Resolution
Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy
Institute for Policy Studies
Institute for World Affairs
International Crisis Group
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
National Peace Foundation
Peace Brigades International
Peace Makers Trust
Search for Common Ground
US Institute of Peace
The United Nations
The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
Woodrow Wilson International
World Policy Institute
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