Smithsonian Paid Internships 2020 (USA)

“JobImpact Evaluation Internships, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. 10 weeks, year round, part-time paid opportunity. Deadline: Open until filled, posted January 13, 2020.

The Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH) is seeking a part-time impact evaluation intern to work with the cultural sustainability team on conceiving and developing an impact evaluation framework and support the management of ongoing project evaluations. If you are passionate about monitoring and evaluation and are a team player with a positive attitude, then you are who they are looking for!

CFCH’s cultural sustainability initiative focuses on assessing and mitigating the risks to cultural vitality, transforming public dialogue, implementing community-based programs, and scaling the impact of the work. The initiative covers projects around the world and includes a variety of activities such as trainings, workshops, online exhibitions, exchanges, and cultural documentation.

This internship offers an opportunity to work closely with the cultural sustainability team on developing an impact evaluation framework for the initiative. It offers a chance to gain and/or expand your experience in researching methodologies and approaches, and to articulate and form best practices and tools/models for cultural sustainability programs and activities. The internship is also an opportunity to build your skills and competences in areas of communication (verbal and electronic); organization (schedules, contacts, and workspace); receiving feedback; and establishing professional work habits.

Beyond Conflict: Director of Philanthropy (USA)


Director of Philanthropy, Beyond Conflict, Boston, MA, USA. Deadline: Open until filled; posted January 11, 2020.


A recent transformational gift has allowed Beyond Conflict to move to the next level in their growth. As a result, the Director of Philanthropy (DOP) position has been created to focus on strategically growing philanthropic partnerships in order to maintain a healthy and sustainable financial position. This role will report to and work with the Executive Director, and support the CEO/Founder, the Board of Directors, and other colleagues as needed.

Beyond Conflict is looking for an entrepreneurial, high energy, and optimistic experienced development professional to take on this exciting opportunity. The DOP will be responsible for co-creating and executing a comprehensive frontline fundraising strategy. This involves building new relationships while also nurturing and growing current ones with individuals and institutions by partnering with staff and board members. There will be a focus on creating giving opportunities at the six-figure and higher levels to Beyond Conflict’s priority areas.

Founded in 1992, Beyond Conflict is a global non-profit organization based in Boston that works with government, nonprofit and community leaders to create powerful and innovative frameworks to open pathways in peace talks, transitions to democracy, and national reconciliation in the aftermath of division and violence.

U Dayton: Director of Programs, Human Rights Center (USA)


Director of Programs, Human Rights Center, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH. Deadline: March 15, 2020.

This position will provide leadership on the Center’s offer of meaningful, life-changing human rights-related experiences for graduate and undergraduate students–both in and out of the classroom. The position will administer existing Human Rights Center (HRC) programs and will be responsible for developing and cultivating new programmatic educational, research and experiential learning opportunities for students locally, nationally and internationally. The Director will lead on projects related to the intersections of business, science, technology and human rights, the UN Global Compact and University-wide engagement in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030.

The HRC creates positive change through education, dialogue and transdisciplinary research for and about advocacy. As part of a University that promotes the common good, the Center is committed to bridging the gap between theory and practice in order to advance human rights and sustainable development locally, nationally, and around the world. The Center provides a range of targeted fellowships, scholarships, affiliations and opportunities for deepening applied knowledge, experience and evidence in the field of human rights and rights-based development.

U Macau: Assist/Assoc Prof in Journalism (China)

“JobAssociate/Assistant Professor in Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: Open until filled, but review begins mid-February 2020.

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the positions of Associate/Assistant Professor in Communication. They are specifically looking for applicants in data journalism and big data communication studies. A track record of high quality research and publication through internationally respected outlets or demonstrated ability is a must. An ability to teach courses in some of the following areas is also needed: journalism, data journalism, new media studies, public relations, advertising, research methods, big data communication research and/or communication theories.

U Cambridge: Senior Research Associate (UK)

“JobSenior Research Associate, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. Deadline: 16 February 2020.

The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) invites applications for a Senior Research Associate from any relevant field of expertise or experience who is best able to contribute to the Centre’s urgent mission. CSER studies global risks, including those that could lead to human extinction or civilisational collapse, develop collaborative strategies to reduce them, and foster a global community of academics, technologists and policy-makers working to safeguard humanity. CSER is interested in applications from candidates who can either contribute to existing strands of work, or who might lead the development of work in additional areas of, or approaches to, such extreme risks.

UNU Tokyo Head Communications (Japan)


Head of Communications, Office of Communications, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: January 31, 2020.

UNU is searching for a Head of Communications at its Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan to lead the OC team and channel the communications resources of UNU’s broader global network towards the achievement of one overarching goal: to shape, package, and deliver UNU’s products and expertise to maximise impact, effect positive change, and drive further demand for UNU’s work.

The OC, supported by stakeholders from across the UNU system, is also currently leading a project to collaboratively redevelop UNU’s brand and online presence. Underpinned by a recent rebranding exercise, the UNU Web Platform Development Project aims to combine all UNU institutes’ primary websites (30+) together onto the same platform, redevelop shared databases, and create a cohesive UNU web experience through similar design and user experience. The Head of Communications is responsible for guiding this large project to a successful conclusion.


Rhode Island College: Coordinator of Intercultural Services (USA)


Coordinator of Intercultural Services, Unity Center, Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island. Deadline: Open until filled, posted 12/9/19.

The Unity Center at Rhode Island College invites applications for the above part-time (20 hours/week) position. The Coordinator of Intercultural Services works in collaboration with other Unity Center coordinators, and the director to curate and offer intersectional programming that is diverse in format, content, and representation. The individual will align with national best practices, to identify and provide services and resources for communities of color, which includes but is not limited to: Black, Latinx, Afro-Latinx, Chicanx, Asian, Middle Eastern, South East Asian, Indigenous, Biracial, and Multiracial individuals.

The Coordinator of Intercultural Services works in collaboration with other Unity Center coordinators, and the director to curate and offer intersectional programming that is diverse in format, content, and representation. The individual will align with national best practices, to identify and provide services and resources for communities of color, which includes but is not limited to: Black, Latinx, Afro-Latinx, Chicanx, Asian, Middle Eastern, South East Asian, Indigenous, Biracial, and Multiracial individuals.

Temple U: Dean, Japan Campus (Japan)

“JobDean, Temple University Japan Campus, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: February 13, 2020.

As the oldest and largest foreign university in Japan, Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) seeks a dean who will enhance the university’s ability to create a unique intellectual environment that transcends borders.  Launched as a branch campus of Temple University in 1982, TUJ is a gateway and global presence for the university, running its own degree and research programs and supporting Main Campus research, collaborations and connections throughout Japan and beyond. Serving nearly 4,000 students including an undergraduate population that now exceeds 1,300 students from approximately 60 countries, the diverse student body helps make TUJ a rich, dynamic and stimulating campus. In addition to its core undergraduate program, TUJ offers graduate programs in law, business, and education; an English-language preparation program; continuing education courses; and corporate education classes. TUJ recently moved into a new six-story building on the campus of Showa Women’s University in Setagaya, Tokyo. This building, specifically designed for TUJ, provides more than 93,000 square feet and is already enhancing campus offerings and shaping student life.

Paris Seine Initiative Junior Chairs (France)

Junior Chairs, Paris Seine Initiative 2020 – TALENT program, Paris, France. Deadline: 17 January 2020.

The Paris Seine Initiative TALENT PROGRAM invites applications from high-profile young researchers willing to develop their research in one of the Paris Seine research groups.It offers the possibility to young researchers to demonstrate their capacity to lead an ambitious research project at the highest level, as well as a research team, in all academic fields. The recruitment will take the form of junior chairs, with a duration of three years, integrated in a Paris Seine research center and offering attractive compensation and research environment. The project will contribute to the development of the Paris Seine scientific community. It is expected that the research program of the candidate be articulated with the research strategy of the hosting Paris Seine research center and create research synergies therein, and beyond.

The Paris Seine Initiative gathers the University of Cergy-Pontoise (UCP)ESSEC Business School, and EISTI engineering school. These three institutions have joined forces under an ambitious project, with the objective to boost their research potential and international attractiveness.

Columbia Basin College: Intercultural Studies (USA)


Assistant Professor for Intercultural Studies, Columbia Basin College, Kennewick, Washington. Deadline: January 6, 2020 or until filled.

Columbia Basin College is currently seeking an outstanding and enthusiastic individual who can teach a broad range of courses in Intercultural Studies.  The individual chosen will teach Hispanic Cultures and other possible courses in Chicano History, Mexican History, American Diversity, History, Sociology, Anthropology or Foreign Language, depending on the candidate’s academic degree and background.