Iran Program Intern

IWPR gives voice to people at the frontlines of conflict, crisis and change. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, IWPR helps people in the world's most challenging environments have the information they need to drive positive changes in their lives — holding government to account, demanding constructive solutions, strengthening civil society and securing human rights. Amid war, dictatorship, and political transition, IWPR forges the skills and capacity of local journalism, strengthens local media institutions and engages with civil society and governments to ensure that information achieves impact.

Position Description 

The Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR) is seeking an Intern to provide research, writing, and administrative support to its Iran Program.

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Provide administrative and executive support to the Program team
  • Assist in writing quality proposals, presentations, and reports
  • Conduct in-depth research on various topics as needed
  • Coordinate and manage relationships with key vendors and consultants
  • Work with team to uphold deadlines, collaboration, and correspondence
  • Take on additional duties as needed 

​Eligibility and Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Background in political science, international relations, and/or
  • international development
  • Previous work experience in an office setting, preferably at a nonprofit
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent research skills
  • Bilingual in Farsi & English (preferred but not necessary)
  • Computer proficiency (PC and Mac)
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of managing multiple responsibilities simultaneously, meeting
  • timelines, and responding accurately and quickly to immediate needs in a
  • fast-paced environment.
  • Motivated and result-oriented

Application Instructions 

Please email a resume, cover letter, and range of weekly availability to( include in the subject title: Iran Program Internship. IWPR welcomes applications from all, irrespective of disability, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family responsibility, age (subject to retirement policy), race, color, ethnic origin, nationality (subject to issue of work permit where required), trade union membership and activity, political or religious beliefs.