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Full Time Position Openings:
We are seeking a full-time Communications and Online Engagement Manager. The Communications and Online Engagement Manager will build an active, online community among the World Movement’s participants; tell the stories of and engender solidarity with democracy and human rights activists; draw attention to emerging challenges to democracy around the world; disseminate information and resources on issues of thematic focus; and raise the profile of the network. Applicants for this position should have 5+ years of work experience with progressively increasing responsibility in the field of communications, public relations, and/or advocacy. Fluency in a foreign language preferred. Learn more and apply here.
We are searching for a full-time Project Officer. The Project Officer contributes to the development and implementation of the World Movement for Democracy, which is a global network of civil society activists, scholars, parliamentarians, thought leaders, journalists, and funders who are committed to advancing democracy and human rights. Applicants for this position should have 2 + years of related experience. Find more about the position here.
Hurford Youth Fellowships:
The application period is closed for the 2018-2019 round. We will begin accepting applications again in Spring 2019 for 2019-2020 fellowships.
The Hurford Youth Fellowship Program, facilitated by the World Movement for Democracy, seeks young democratic leaders from around the world who are committed to building their leadership skills, enhancing their organizational talents, and harnessing their potential. Every year, two young activists will spend four months at the World Movement’s Secretariat office in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit the Hurford Youth Fellowship Program page.

We welcome internship applications from all university students interested in gaining valuable office experience, working on communications, conducting research, attending events at the World Movement for Democracy’s Secretariat, and learning about what it takes to run a worldwide network!

Internships are located at our Washington, DC office and are accepted for spring, summer, and fall semesters. Interested candidates should know:
  • Interns are not compensated;
  • Prior arrangement with your school for academic credit is required;
  • Interns receive a $12 per day stipend for travel expenses;
  • Candidates from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School are eligible for the Anna Pkhrikian Memorial Internship, which is open to current graduate and undergraduate students of the Maxwell School.