Useful Websites & Blogs

The following websites and blogs are useful to students thinking about careers in International Affairs. 

Please contact Professor William Field if you have further inquiries or suggestions. 

 

1.  RESOURCE GUIDES TO CAREERS, NETWORKING, FUNDING (AND MORE) IN DEVELOPMENT, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, AND RELATED FIELDS

2. UNA-USA YOUNG PROFESSIONALS is a program of the United Nations Association of the United States of America that seeks to engage young professionals in discussions of international affairs, emphasizing the importance of multilateral cooperation and the United Nations. While we appreciate supporters of all ages, members are typically between the ages of 21-40, and are a diverse group of individuals from the fields of business, law, government, nonprofit, the arts and philanthropy. UNA-USA Young Professionals provides an exciting opportunity to interact with like-minded individuals and gives young professionals from all walks of life a unique forum in which to learn more about current international issues, the United Nations, and the work of UNA-USA.

UNA-USA Young Professionals of the Southern New York State Division develops international affairs-oriented educational and advocacy programs that will help New York City's many young professionals further their knowledge of pressing international issues, dedicate themselves to making a change in the world, and take a step towards becoming future global leaders.

For more information, visit http://unausa.org/membership/directory.

3.  TOP TEN SUGGESTIONS FOR FINDING INTERNSHIPS IN PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTIONS

https://www.cartercenter.org/involved/educational-programs/internships-offered/peace-internships/conflict-resolution.html

4. KEY POLICY INSTITUTIONS AND THINK TANKS IN PEACEBUILDING AND RELATED FIELDS

https://pcdnetwork.org

5.  AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMER PAID INTERNSHIPS, U.S. CITIZENS ONLY

https://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/careers/student-internships

6.  PEACE AND SECURITY FELLOWSHIPS IN WASHINGTON

http://scoville.org

7.  GUIDE TO M.A. PROGRAMS IN PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION

https://pcdnetwork.org/resources/guide-to-ma-program-in-peace-and-conflict-resolution-and-related-fields/

8.  TOP SITES FOR FINDING ACADEMIC JOBS IN PEACE AND CONFLICT RESEARCH

https://pcdnetwork.org/resources/top-sites-for-finding-academic-jobs-in-conflict-resolution-development-and-related-fields/

9.  U.N. JOBS—4 PARTS

            A.  HOW TO GO ABOUT HUNTING A JOB IN THE U.N.
https://pcdnetwork.org/resources/un-job-list-intro-part1-how-to-go-about-hunting-a-job-in-the-un-system/

            B.  CONTRACT TYPES AND LEVELS

https://www.rottmair.de/2011/01/04/contract-types-and-job-grades-in-the-un-system/

            C.  FINDING THAT JOB YOU NEED TO APPLY FOR

https://www.tbd.community/en/a/un-job-guide

            D.  FAQ ON JOB HUNTING STRATEGIES

https://pcdnetwork.org/blogs/un-job-list-intro-part4-faq-on-job-hunting-strategies/

10.  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE INTERNSHIPS

https://careers.state.gov/intern/

11.  ISRAELI GOVERNMENT FELLOW

http://postcollege.masaisrael.org/how-it-works/providers/israel-government-fellows/

12.  MERIDIAN INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIP

http://www.merid.org/About/Employment.aspx

13.  STARTING A CAREER BUILDING PEACE (ADVICE FOR COLLEGE CAREER COUNSELORS, FACULTY, AND STUDENTS)

https://pcdnetwork.org/blogs/starting-a-career-building-peace-advice-for-college-career-counselors-faculty-and-students/

14. “TOP TEN” INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS MASTERS PROGRAMS:

http://foreignpolicy.com/2012/01/03/the-best-international-relations-masters-programs/

15.  GRADUATE SPECIALIZING IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: 

https://www.ncas.rutgers.edu/department-political-science/specialization-international-relations

16. INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND CONFLICT NETWORK

http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/