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Internships with Peace and Justice Studies


American Anti-Slavery Group
American Anti-Slavery Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating modern-day human bondage and to promoting a non-politicized, bias-free human rights community.
(Other categories: Human Rights)

American Jewish Committee
American Jewish Committee (AJC), established in 1906 by a small group of American Jews deeply concerned about pogroms aimed at Russian Jews, determined that the best way to protect Jewish populations in danger would be to work towards a world in which all peoples were accorded respect and dignity.
(Other categories: Religious)

Amnesty International
We work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. Currently the world's largest grassroots human rights organization, we investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world. We received the Nobel Peace Prize for our life-saving work.
(Other categories: Human Rights)

Asian American Resource Workshop
Founded in 1979 as one of the Boston area's first pan-Asian organizations, the Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW) is an intergenerational social justice nonprofit that promotes Asian American identity while addressing contemporary issues affecting our communities. We are based in Chinatown and focused on the Boston area.
(Other categories: Social Justice)

Barakat exists to strengthen the fundamental human rights to education in South and Central Asia by providing exemplary basic education, increasing access to higher education and advancing literacy, particularly for women and children.
(Other categories: Youth & Education)

Coalition for a Strong United Nations
We are a coalition of organizations and individuals working in the New England area to demonstrate the relevance of the United Nations and to advocate for the United States government to take a positive leadership role in achieving the goals of the UN Charter.
(Other categories: Human Rights)

Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES)
We are a grassroots organization dedicated to supporting the Salvadoran people's struggle for self-determination and social and economic justice. CISPES is committed to working for a world without oppression. We recognize that the roots of oppression run deep in our society and in ourselves, and that all freedom struggles.
(Other categories: Social Justice)

Cultural Survival
For nearly 40 years Cultural Survival has partnered with Indigenous communities around the world to defend their lands, languages, and cultures.
(Other categories: Human Rights)

Grassroots International
Grassroots International works to create a just and sustainable world by building alliances with progressive movements. We provide grants to our Global South partners and join them in advocating for social change. Our primary focus is on land, water and food as human rights and nourishing the political struggle necessary to achieve these rights.
(Other categories: Social Justice)

International Institute for Justice and Development (IIJD)
The International Institute for Justice and Development (IIJD), Inc is an international, non-partisan, independent and educational non-profit organization. It was founded in 2001 to promote the principles of democratic governance and the Rule of Law for all people nationally and internationally. The IIJD actively advocates for systemic reform through its Justice System Program, and supports local capacity-building and community-based development through its Development Program.
(Other categories: Social Justice)

International Rescue Committee (IRC)
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
(Other categories: Human Rights)

ITISAPARTHEID.ORG is a grass roots effort made up of activists, students, academics, young people, older people, Jews, Christians, Muslims, Palestinians and Israelis. We have no budget to speak of -- we put money in the pot when we need it. We invite you to join the campaign, start a group in your town, or put up a sign or banner.
(Other categories: Human Rights)

Oxfam America
Oxfam America is an international relief and development organization that creates lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and injustice. Together with individuals and local groups in more than 90 countries, Oxfam saves lives, helps people overcome poverty, and fights for social justice. We are one of the 15 affiliates in the international confederation, Oxfam.
(Other categories: Social Justice)

Project Have Hope
Project Have Hope is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that seeks to empower women in the Acholi Quarter of Uganda by providing education to both the women and their children and assisting the women to establish business opportunities to promote economic stability and sustainability.
(Other categories: Arts & Media)

Refuge Point (formerly Mapendo)
RefugePoint was founded to protect and care for at-risk refugees in Africa. RefugePoint's rescue resettlement efforts, health clinic, and advocacy campaigns address the needs of the most vulnerable refugees in Africa, ensuring that forgotten victims of persecution, massacre and atrocities are brought from danger to safety. Here is one of our founding stories that motivated the creation of RefugePoint.
(Other categories: Human Rights)

UN Association of Greater Boston
The United Nations Association of Greater Boston (UNA-GB) is dedicated to building a grassroots network of global citizens in the Boston area. From middle school students to business leaders, we facilitate dialogue and offer educational programs in the community and in the classroom to a broad cross-section of the New England community.
(Other categories: Youth & Education)

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