Internships


To apply for listed positions with the YPP, please send a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position, an updated resume/cv, and an English-language writing sample to jobs@yemenpeaceproject.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. If you wish to be considered, please send us all requested materials. We cannot respond to incomplete applications. Yemenis and Yemeni Americans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

ADVOCACY INTERN (SUMMER 2019)

The Yemen Peace Project is seeking highly-motivated applicants to work with the Executive Director and the Program Director on the YPP’s advocacy program. Duties will include:

  • Monitoring US government briefings and statements concerning Yemen and the region;

  • Monitoring relevant congressional schedules, hearings, and statements;

  • Communicating with congressional and administration staff members;

  • Monitoring international news coverage;

  • Writing news summaries and original blog content;

  • Writing and editing organizational statements, press releases, reports, and advocacy materials;

  • Planning and scheduling advocacy activities;

  • Coordinating with our volunteers and partner organizations in the US and Yemen.

Previous experience in/knowledge of Yemen or Southwest Asia is preferred, but not required. Arabic proficiency is strongly preferred. Previous advocacy experience is welcomed.

The intern will be expected to work 15-20 hours per week, starting in May or June. Remote applicants welcome. This position is unpaid.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume/cv, and English-language writing sample to jobs@yemenpeaceproject.org.