Call for Applications: Summer Internship with CCR2P

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 10 

The Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect is currently recruiting for the following internship positions and welcomes applications from qualified candidates. Based at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, the CCR2P is Canada’s leading research and advocacy organization on the R2P principle. (www.ccr2p.org)

AVAILABLE INTERNSHIP POSITIONS AT THE CCR2P (May-Sept 2016) 

1. Community Outreach Intern (Assisting with the expansion of chapters across Canada, as well as within the GTA; previous leadership experience will be an asset)

2. R2P Live Intern (Candidates with familiarity in any of the 6 official UN languages) 

3. Research & Policy Intern (Assisting with the online library of R2P resources and assessing Canadian government’s policy on R2P; previous training in Canadian foreign policy will be an asset, such as HIS311 or POL312)

4. Social Media Intern (Previous training in media/journalism will be valued. Bilingual candidates will be given special consideration)

ELIGIBILITY: 

• Any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at the University of Toronto St. George in international relations, peace/conflict/justice, history, political science, Canadian studies, School of Public Policy & Governance or MGA program. Please note: students enrolled in other universities in Canada can also apply if they have a proven record of interest/experience on R2P-related issues

• A demonstrated passion and interest for the study and advocacy of R2P principle 

• Minimum CGPA of 3.5

• Able to commit at least 5-10 hours per week from May 2 2016 to September 2 2016. Please note: physical presence in Toronto during this period is not a requirement but candidates who will be based in Toronto during the summer will be preferred. 

• Previous involvement in the CCR2P’s research or advocacy divisions will be valued

• Bilingualism in English and French is an asset 

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit the following documents by midnight, April 10 2016 to recruiting@ccr2p.org with [Position-Your name] in the subject line. Please indicate your language skills, general availability in summer, program/year, and your full contact info in the body of your email message. 

• CCR2P Application form available on http://ccr2p.org/join-us/

• Statement of interest which clearly identifies your interest in R2P, the CCR2P and the position you are applying for. Please be specific in your skill sets, past extra-curricular experiences, as well as your ideas for the particular position you are applying to. 

• A full C.V.

• An electronic copy of university transcript (ROSI screenshot is acceptable) 

Please note: All applications will be considered on a rolling basis but only the successful candidates will be contacted. Our internship positions are volunteer positions but there will be full training provided for selected candidates. A certificate of recognition will be issued upon successful completion, with special consideration for board positions in the 2016-2017 school year. For any questions, please email [admin@ccr2p.org] 

 

Call for Applications: 2016 Summer Internships with HAPP

Deadline to apply: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The History and Public Policy Program seeks summer interns for the Cold War International History Project (CWIHP), North Korea International Documentation Project (NKIDP) and Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP). Successful applications will demonstrate strong research skills and writing skills, interest in Cold War history, and knowledge of a foreign language. Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program, or have graduated in the last year.

For more details about the available positions and application instructions, please see the links below:

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

For further information, please contact coldwar@wilsoncenter.org.

International Development Case Competition at UTSC

The International Development Studies Student Association (IDSSA) and the Indigenous Students’ Association (ISA) from the University of Toronto Scarborough would like to invite you to the second annual International Development Case Competition. 

This year our focus will be shifting, as we will be discussing development in our own backyards. The case study that we will be looking at is about a First Nations community called Aamjawnaang, located near Sarnia, Ontario surrounded by 60 petrochemical industrial facilities, along with biohazardous waste that continues to poison the water, air, and soil in the area and has had detrimental effects on the health of community members. 

Through the competition, we hope to spark discussions around corporate social responsibility, structural issues within government policy, public health, community led development work within the local context. We look forward to seeing how the debates unfold and what you bring to the competition!

To participate you must enter in teams of three or four by MARCH 16th! THIS EVENT IS FREE TO REGISTER IN. 

There will FREE FOOD, CASH PRIZES, and GREAT DISCUSSIONS! So come on out and compete! Tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/international-development-case-competition-at-utsc-aamjawnaang-tickets-21533562465


Everyone is welcome! Tickets are limited! 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1078247172206962/

Twitter: @idssa_utsc

Instagram: @idssa_utsc

Call for Abstracts: Intersecting Ideas- Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Welcome to Intersecting Ideas: the first-ever joint undergraduate research colloquium brought to you by the Association of Political Science Students (APSS), the Peace, Conflict and Justice Society (PCJS), the European Studies Students Association (ESSA), and the History Students Association (HSA)!
Intersecting Ideas will provide undergraduate students who have conducted independent and/or significant research on topics in the Social Sciences and Humanities an opportunity to present their papers in front of professors, academics, fellow students, and publishing companies, as well as the experience of presenting an academic paper in a professional setting.
The colloquium will be taking place on Friday March 11, 2016, where several selected undergraduate students, based on the application process, will present their research.
Academics and professors will have an opportunity to provide constructive feedback on students’ works, and to develop connections with the students. The event ultimately provides a public forum for practicing presentation skills and receiving constructive feedback, especially in preparation for graduate school. The event also aims to provide other students with a chance to listen to their peer’s research and work.
Intersecting Ideas is directed at mostly upper year students, or advanced second or first year students.
The call for abstracts is now out! The deadline to submit abstracts to [uoft.urc@gmail.com] is January 22. Please refer to the event for instructions and further details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1717915351776591/

The Role of Law in International Security

The Canadian International Law Students’ Conference (CILSC) provides a forum for the exchange of ideas between law students, academics, practitioners, and leaders in various practice areas related to international law. Organized jointly by the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Osgoode Hall Law School, the conference has grown in relevance and importance over the years and attracts a large audience of law students from across the country, as well as distinguished speakers from a variety of disciplines including policy, academia and non-governmental work.

The 22nd Annual conference will be held on January 29, 2016 from 8:30 AM onward at Osgoode Hall Law School (York University). It will explore a wide range of growing challenges related to The Role of Law in International Security through panels on International Intelligence Sharing, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Sexual Crimes in Armed Conflict. Additionally, there will be a career workshop led by Andrew Defor and a keynote address by Professor Irvin Studin, President of the Institute for 21st Century Questions and Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Global Brief magazine.

For more information, see www.cilsc.ca. We hope to see you there.

Note: Entrance is free.

Call for Submissions: Special Edition of the Future of History

The History Student's Association (HSA) Conference is a showcase of undergraduate research as it is a showcase of faculty research. The Future of History wants YOUR essays for a special edition the journal, which will be featured on the History Students’ Association website.

The HSA Annual Conference, The Brutalities of Progress, will explore the dynamics of revolution, resistance, and social movements in history. Therefore, the HSA is seeking essays that explore these issues in any way, shape, or form. Any student enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Toronto can submit an essay as long as it is historical in nature. Often, the best essays incorporate other disciplines!

All essays must be emailed to hsajournal@gmail.com with the heading “Essay Submission [edition/year].” In the body of the email, submit a 200-word abstract, and a 100-word biography. Please also include the course code, the name of the professor, and the grade received for each essay. The deadline to submit for the Special Edition is December 23, 2015.

Master of Global Affairs Information Session

Interested in learning more about the MGA program? Or have already stared your MGA application but still have more questions? Join us on January 13, 2016 12pm-1pm to learn more about the MGA program from Professor Ron Levi, MGA Director and Megan Ball-Chiodi, Program Coordinator. 

WHEN: Wednesday, 13 January 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
WHERE: B115 Boardroom, 315 Bloor St. West, Munk School of Global Affairs

RSVP here

United Nations Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) Internship Programme

The Joint Inspection Unit has two internship programmes, which provide qualified graduate students with a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the United Nations system, and acquire experience in one of the following fields: evaluation research and information technology (IT). 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
The following criteria are used to determine eligibility for the internship programme (Research & IT internships):
Background in one of the following fields: evaluation, management, public administration, international law, finance, development economics, international relations, political science as well as other social sciences or other related fields. Candidates with a background in inter-agency coordination, human rights, humanitarian assistance, project and programme fund management, programme and policy analysis, development assistance etc. are also encouraged to apply;
- Fully proficient in web-based research including use of online databases;
- Fluency in English (reading, writing, understanding, speaking); knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is an asset;
- Experienced in the use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint, including ability to readily prepare tables and charts and maintain and update databases via excel;
- Prior work experience, while useful, is not a prerequisite;
- Advanced Information Technology (IT) skills (for IT internship candidates only).  

TERMS
- In line with the UN Administrative Instruction on internships (ST/AI/2014/1, 13 January 2014) candidates must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:
(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.
- Interns are expected to work on a full-time basis (40 hours per week);
- Maximum duration of internship: six months;
- All internships are unpaid - no benefits are provided whatsoever.

HOW TO APPLY

A brief cover letter, writing sample (in English) and the JIU Application form should be sent to JIUInternships@unog.ch

Applications are received and reviewed year-round on a rolling basis depending on the needs of the unit. If a candidate is accepted, s/he will be requested to complete other formalities.

For more information, click here.

APSIA VIRTUAL GRADUATE SCHOOL FAIR

The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) is hosting a virtual fair for students interested in pursuing graduate studies in international affairs and public policy. The fair will take place online on Wednesday, October 21 from 12pm-3pm. 

Nineteen of the top graduate schools in Canada, the United States and Europe will attend the fair, and will answer questions about:

  • Application Requirements;
  • Curricula and Joint Degrees;
  • Financial Aid;
  • Career Opportunities.

Individuals can obtain more information and register here.

OPEN HOUSE: MUNK SCHOOL OF GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Join the Munk School of Global Affairs at their Graduate Program Open House on Saturday, October 24 from 10am-3pm. 

Representatives from the following Munk School graduate programs will be on hand: 

  • Collaborative Master's/PhD in South Asian Studies
  • Collaborative Master's Program in Asia-Pacific Studies
  • Master of Arts in European and Russian Affairs
  • Master of Global Affairs

Special information sessions will be held for the Master of Arts in European and Russian Affairs and the Master of Global Affairs. Please check our website for more information. 

Register online here
For more information please contact: mga@utoronto.ca

Mackenzie Institute Research Fellowships: Call for Applications

The Mackenzie Institute is seeking a Research Fellow on a part-time basis. The position is open to all recent graduates in the Greater Toronto Area.

About the Mackenzie Institute

The Mackenzie Institute, an independent think tank, brings a strategic and pragmatic approach to security matters that affect both domestic and global audiences. The Mackenzie Institute provides external independent thinking for policy makers, governments, private sector entities, and educational institutions. We propose an open forum for global conversations on the threats and security vulnerabilities we face in order to best advise these various entities.

The Mackenzie Institute is a globally recognized Canadian-based public policy institute for research and comment on issues impacting political and social stability, specifically terrorism, organized violence, and security.

Working with colleagues in Washington DC, Israel, and the UK, we emphasize a worldview on the various topics we cover. Over the last 30 years, we have worked with Canadian government institutions, private sector organizations, educational bodies and other stakeholders to provide a distinct perspective on security matters.

What is a Research Fellow? A Research Fellow with the Mackenzie Institute will work closely with the General Manager and the Managing Editor on the development of projects related to research, publications, grants, events, and the day-to-day operations of the institute.  A Research Fellow will work roughly 12-16 hours per week for the Mackenzie Institute, both remotely and in the office. The term of the fellowship is four months. Research Fellows will be given a stipend for their work, in the sum of $1000.00 (paid in monthly installments). Upon completion of the fellowship, the Mackenzie Institute will provide a personalized reference letter signed by our decorated Board of Directors, which is composed of outstanding individuals from Academia and the Public and Private sectors.

What are we looking for in a Research Fellow?

-  Recently graduated university or college student

-  Advanced knowledge of international relations, global affairs, politics, defence and security matters

-  Advanced computer literacy, and ability to use Microsoft Office and WordPress

-  Experience researching and writing grant and sponsorship applications

-  Proficiency in English (a second language would be an asset)

-  Flexible schedule (available to work on site at the Mackenzie Institute’s office 3 days a week)

How to apply: Please submit the following documents in PDF to institute@mackenzieinstitute.com:

-   CV and Covering Letter

-   Names and contact information of at least 2 references. (1 academic and 1 professional)

-  Submit documents with the following title format: (Name, CV/Cover Letter/References, Fall Research Fellow 2015)

Deadline: Please submit your application ASAP. We will not accept any applications after August 31st, 2015.

Questions? Please send all questions or concerns to: institute@mackenzieinstitute.com.

http://www.mackenzieinstitute.com/call-applications-research-fellowship/

STAND Canada is hiring!


STAND Canada is a national advocacy organization that advocates to make preventing and ending genocide a cornerstone of Canadian foreign policy. We are dedicated to providing Canadians with the educational and advocacy tools that they need to take action toward a world without genocide. We have chapters across Canada, including one at your school!

Positions available include:

  • Social Media Coordinators
  • Graphics Designers
  • Blog Writers
  • Policy Researchers

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and will end when we have found suitable candidates. Don't wait! Email hr@standcanada.org your cover letter and resume today! Graduate students, alumni, and senior undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit http://standcanada.org/take-action/volunteer-opportunities/

Call for Papers- Expressions, Canadian Political Science Students' Association Journal

Call for Papers- Expressions, Canadian Political Science Students' Association Journal
Theme: Sovereignty- land, bodies, and borders
Deadline: October 1, 2015
Expressions is the student-run, peer-reviewed journal of CPSSA. The journal is published twice a year and features high quality undergraduate papers. Following the 2015 national conference theme, CPSSA is currently looking for papers specific related to its topic in fields of international relations, political theory, Canadian politics and comparative politics. 
Criteria: 
1. Papers should have been written for a university-level course or contain a level of research and writing acceptable at the university level. Papers can be submitted in English or French.
2. Papers should be between 3500-4500 words in length, using the Chicago Manual Style. This entails the appropriate use of footnotes as opposed to end-notes or in-text citations.
3. As with university-level requirements, papers must include a bibliography for sources. Papers submitted without a bibliography will not be considered.
4. Please include a separate title page with the following information: Name, university, class name and number (if applicable), paper title, and email address

Submit papers in both, .PDF and .DOC formats to editor@cpssa.ca. Include “Expressions F15 – [Full Name]” in the subject line.

United Nations Summer Youth Assembly

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations (YA@UN) is a unique platform created to foster dialogue and generate partnerships between exceptional youth, UN high officials and staff, private sector, and civil society. We are committed to empowering youth to become active participants in the success of the UN Millennium Development Goals and the transition to the Post 2015 Development Agenda.

  • Program: Summer YA 2015 – 3 Full Days at the United Nations Headquarters, NYC, USA;
  • Resolution Project new Social Venture Awards through Competitions for University-level Delegates, more. The 2015 Summer Youth Assembly at the UN has, as its Lead Endorser, the Permanent Mission of Romania; our Host is Her Excellency Simona Miculescu, Ambassador from Romania to the United Nations
  • Date: August 5,  6 & 7, 2015
  • Platform: Plenary sessions, Workshops, Round table Discussions, Networking, New Social Venture Competitions, MDG Related Skills Building and Campaign Introductions
  • Leadership: Renowned speakers and expert workshop facilitators; U.N. Staff participation at sessions; Young leaders like yourself from around the world; Intergenerational Leadership Exchanges

Register Now: http://www.faf.org/main/youth-assembly-at-the-un/

"Canada-Korea Strategic Partnership Conference 2015"

Brought to you by Massey College, Munk School of Global Affairs, and the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History at the University of Toronto 

On Thursday, June 11th 2015 at the Munk School of Global Affairs, we will be hosting a one-day conference to critically examine various ways for strengthening bilateral relationship between Canada and South Korea, focusing on trade, defence, culture, education and immigration. We hope to bring together high-level political leaders, civil servants, business leaders, legal experts, academics, civil society representatives and interested students to generate a forum for candid and practical discussions as we look towards the future.  

Registration: http://canadakorea2015.eventbrite.ca

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Conference Programme* (Thurs, June 11, 2015)

Venue: Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs

9:00-9:15am  Welcome Remarks by Master Hugh Segal, Massey College

9:15-9:45am   Opening Remarks by His Excellency Dae-Shik Jo, Korean Ambassador to Canada

9:45-12:00pm  Panel #1: CKFTA: Challenges & Opportunities

2:00-3:30pm    Panel #2: Defence & Strategic Partnership 

3:30-3:45pm    Coffee break 

3:45-5:30pm    Panel #3: Forging closer ties - Immigration & Education

5:30-5:45pm    Closing Remarks

Model NATO Youth Summit

Model NATO Youth Summit (MoNYS) registrations are officially open! Join the 4th special edition of MoNYS with debates and negotiations happening on a cruise, for the first time in the history of youth simulation! This innovative edition will take place both by land and by sea in Riga and Stockholm, between 10th and 15th of August 2015. Applications are open until 24th of May 2015. You can apply as a delegation, as an individual delegate or editor/journalist!

Register to our website: http://www.eadsociety.com/monys-2015-registration/ and follow us on Facebook to stay informed with our updates:https://www.facebook.com/EADSociety

Recruitment Call for the Board of Directors for the CCR2P

The Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect is currently recruiting for the following positions on the Board of Directors and welcomes applications from qualified candidates. Based at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, the CCR2P is Canada’s leading research and advocacy organization on the Responsibility to Protect principle. (www.ccr2p.org)

ELIGIBILITY FOR BOARD POSITIONS:

-          Any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at the University of Toronto with a minimum 3.5 CGPA;

-          A demonstrated passion and interest for the study and advocacy of R2P principle;

-          Able to commit to September 2015-April 2016 (inclusive) and be able to attend monthly board meetings at the University of Toronto St.George campus

-          Previous involvement in the CCR2P’s research or advocacy divisions will be an asset. We welcome applications from candidates with language skills and background in IR/Peace & Conflict/political science/history/public policy/law.

TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit all of the following files by midnight, May 9th 2015 torecruiting@ccr2p.org with [Position- Your name] in the subject line. Please save your files with your full name included in the title and combine all files into one PDF if possible.

-          CCR2P Application form (available on http://ccr2p.org/join-us/)

-          statement of interest which clearly identifies your interest in R2P, the CCR2P and the position you are applying for. Please be specific in your skill sets, past extra-curricular experiences, as well as your ideas and visions for CCR2P in the upcoming year as well. 

-          a full C.V.

-          a copy of full university transcript (ROSI screenshot is fine)

-          a short writing sample (Please answer the following prompt in 500 words: “This year marks the 10th year anniversary of the 2005 World Summit Outcome document. What are some key lessons learned for R2P in the last decade? How can countries like Canada exercise a leadership role in the implementation of R2P?”)

PLEASE NOTE: Successful candidates may be interviewed in May. All applications will be considered on a rolling basis but only the successful candidates will be contacted. All Board of Directors positions will formally commence on September 1, 2015. A comprehensive training will take place on the first week of September.

(2015-2016) AVAILABLE POSITIONS AT THE CCR2P:

1.       Director of Research (Undergraduate)

-          The Director of Undergraduate Research is primarily responsible for all undergraduate research efforts at the CCR2P. He/she will report to the Board on a monthly basis and will be responsible for recruitment and training of all of our undergraduate research analysts (100+), as well as ensuring successful outcomes for our bi-annual reports. Previous involvement in the CCR2P’s research division is recommended for this position, and candidates in 3rd or 4th year of study in IR/PCJ/History/Poli-sci will be given preference. Management experience in other research organizations will be valued.  Must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of R2P scholarship. Familiarity with R2Plive.org database and management experience will be valued.Fluency in French is an asset.

2.       Director of Research (Undergraduate)

-          The Director of Undergraduate Research is primarily responsible for all undergraduate research efforts at the CCR2P. He/she will report to the Board on a monthly basis and will be responsible for recruitment and training of all of our undergraduate research analysts (100+), as well as ensuring successful outcomes for our bi-annual reports. Previous involvement in the CCR2P’s research division is recommended for this position, and candidates in 3rd or 4th year of study in IR/PCJ/History/Poli-sci will be given preference.  Must demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of R2P scholarship. Familiarity with R2Plive.org database and management experience will be valued. Fluency in French is an asset.

3. Deputy Director of R2P Scholars Network

- The Deputy Director of R2P Scholars Network will work closely with the Director of the R2P Scholars Network to expand our current fellowship program. The Deputy Director of R2P Scholars Network is primarily responsible for all logistical aspects of maintaining our database and assist the Director as needed on research efforts. An advanced understanding of the R2P scholarship is required for this position and exceptional organizational skills and communication skills will be valued.

 4.      Director of Logistics & Operations

-          The Director of Logistics and Operations is primarily responsible for various logistical and event planning activities of the CCR2P and will play an instrumental role in CCR2P’s annual advocacy campaign. Familiarity with CCR2P’s past advocacy events will be valued, as well as proven record of leadership in extra-curricular activities. Familiarity with various colleges, departments and programs of the U of T and previous successful involvement in similar portfolios at other recognized organizations will be an asset. Excellent teamwork skills, risk management skills and time management skills are required for this position and familiarity with the U of T’s institutional culture will be valued.

 5.      Director of Finance & Fundraising

-         The Director of Finance & Fundraising is primarily responsible for all financial aspects of the CCR2P, including budget projection, accounting, financial records, as well as managing donor relations. Previous experience in commerce/accounting will be valued. Preference will be given to senior students enrolled in economics or at the Rotman School of Commerce. Candidates with successful fundraising experience will be valued.  

6.      Director of Communication

-          The Director of Communication is responsible for all internal communications of CCR2P, as well as liaising with various organizations within the University of Toronto. He/She will be producing an annual communication strategy for the Centre’s activities and coordinate all graphic materials for promotional purpose. Previous experience and training in communication-related roles in another organization will be valued (familiarity with mailchimp required). He/She will liaise closely with the social media coordinator, webmaster and the director of media relations to publicize CCR2P’s activities. Familiarity with Adobe graphic programs, infographics and any other training in graphic design will be valued.  Superb command of English and French will be required for this position.

7.      Director of Media Relations

-         The Director of Media Relations will be primarily responsible for CCR2P’s relationship with the media and the broader public for all of our research and advocacy efforts (as well as the production of annual media strategy). Previous experience in journalism and communication will be valued. He/She will liaise closely with the U of T’s Media Relations Department and creating our media kit, press release and media advisory for all of CCR2P’s events. Familiarity with the R2P scholarship/global human rights community is required for this position.  (This position requires bilingual capacity)

8.      Managing Directors of R2PLive (2 positions)

- Managing Director of R2Plive.org is responsible for maintaining the quality of online posts made by the R2PLive analysts, to ensure that all of the articles featured on the R2Plive.org remain consistent with the operating mandates of the Centre. This position requires proficiency in Wordpress and any other relevant computer-related skills. Language skills (beyond English and French) will be valued, as well as previous involvement with the R2Plive database. Specific responsibilities include:   Assisting with the training the R2Plive analysts at the Fall Orientation Session on the use of Factiva & Wordpress mechanisms; Monitoring and editing the works of R2PLive analysts as needed throughout the year; Working closely with R2PLive analysts to maintain quality control;   Producing a quarterly report on the key trends and issues found on R2Plive; Assisting in the developing of an archive of R2P-related literature and past posts to serve as an online bibliography for the CCR2P and the wider R2P community; Coordinating closely with the Director of Undergraduate Research to disseminate the R2PLive's findings; and ensuring up-to-date maintenance of the R2PLive database at all times.

 9.      Director of Social Media

-          Director of Social Media will be primarily responsible for managing CCR2P’s online presence, through the website, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and youtube in a timely manner. Familiarity with squarespace and other web platforms will be valued. Previous experience with human rights-related organization in a communication capacity will be valued. Candidates with a track record of accountability and excellent communication skills, as well as familiarity with CCR2P’s past activities will be valued. (This position requires bilingual capacity)

10. Director of Outreach & Community Engagement

-          Director of Outreach & Community Engagement will be responsible for managing various aspects of university-wide relationship and CCR2P’s relationship with the broader GTA community. He/She will work closely with various advocacy committee co-chairs for the promotion of CCR2P’s advocacy efforts and maintain relationship with various human rights organizations at the University of Toronto and across Canada. Previous experience with a non-profit organization on campus is an asset and a candidate with a proven record of experience in a human rights organization will be given preference. Leadership skills will be highly valued for this position.

11. Director of Administration

- Director of Administration will be primarily responsible for all administrative needs of the CCR2P, including meeting agendas, minutes, room booking, record-keeping, and liaising with various board members of the Centre. The Director of Administration provides support to various committees and research divisions within the CCR2P as needed and handles a heavy volume of internal and external communication. Excellent communication skills, teamwork skills and organizational skills are required for this position.

<For any questions, please contact recruiting@ccr2p.org> 

Student Rate Announced: Canadian Foreign Policy- Traditions and Transitions

The Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History and the Canadian International Council is pleased to announce a special rate for students ($30- general admission rate is $200) to attend "Canadian Foreign Policy: Traditions and Transitions." The event will be packed with leading figures including former prime ministers, diplomats, the current Lieutenant Governor, former UN officials and many more: David Mulroney, Barbara McDougall, Paul Martin, Janice Stein, Tom Axworthy, Bill Graham, Elizabeth Dowsdeswell, Jack Cunningham, Hugh Segal, Jim Stanford, Lloyd Axworthy,Robert Bothwell, Louis Pauly and many more. Don't miss out on this opportunity!

Take advantage of our early bird rates and register for the Canadian Foreign Policy: Traditions and Transitions conference. Early bird rates are available until April 20. Special registration rates are available for students. Seating for this event is limited.

This conference will focus upon the traditions of Canadian policy and assess their impact today and their relevance for the future. Scholars, practitioners, and former political leaders will lead the discussions in an event sponsored by the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History and the Canadian International Council.

The conference will feature a keynote address by the Hon. Bill Graham, Chancellor, Trinity College, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, and former Minister of National Defense. The address is entitled “Reflections of a Defence and Foreign Minister.”

Two new book series associated with the Graham Centre will be launched at the conference: the C.D. Howe Series in Canadian Political History with the University of British Columbia Press and the Contemporary Canadian Issues Series with Dundurn Press.

May 13th – May 15th, 2015
Trinity College, University of Toronto

To register and for more information, visit here:

http://billgrahamcentre.utoronto.ca/canadian-foreign-policy-traditions-transitions/

Internship with the Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect Summer 2015

The Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect is currently recruiting for the following internship positions and welcomes applications from qualified candidates. Based at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, the CCR2P is Canada’s leading research and advocacy organization on the R2P principle. (www.ccr2p.org)

Available internship positions at the CCR2P (May-Sept 2015)
1) R2P Scholars Network Intern (Assisting with the expansion of R2P Scholars Fellowship across the globe; familiarity with the R2P literature required for this position)
2) Community Outreach Intern (Assisting with the expansion of chapters across Canada, as well as within the GTA; previous leadership experience will be an asset)
3) R2P Live Intern (Candidates with familiarity in written Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish OR with technical expertise of R2Plive database will be valued)
4) Research & Policy intern (Assisting with the online library of R2P resources and assessing Canadian government’s policy on R2P; previous training in Canadian foreign policy will be an asset, such as HIS311 or POL312)
5) Social media intern (Previous training in media/journalism will be valued. Bilingual candidates will be given special consideration)

ELIGIBILITY:
- Any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at the University of Toronto (St.George campus) in international relations, peace/conflict/justice, history, political science, Canadian studies, School of Public Policy & Governance or MGA program
- A demonstrated passion and interest for the study and advocacy of R2P principle
- Able to commit at least 5-10 hours per week from May 4th 2015 to Sept 4th 2015 (inclusive). Please note: Physical presence in Toronto during this period is not a requirement but candidates who will be based in Toronto during the summer will be preferred. A bi-weekly update with the supervisor will be required either in person or via email/skype. 
- Previous involvement in the CCR2P’s research or advocacy divisions will be valued.

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit the following documents by midnight, April 30th, 2015 to recruiting@ccr2p.org with [Position- Your name] in the subject line. Please indicate your language skills, general availability in summer, program/year, and your full contact info in the body of your email message.
- CCR2P Application form available on http://ccr2p.org/join-us/
- statement of interest which clearly identifies your interest in R2P, the CCR2P and the position you are applying for. Please be specific in your skill sets, past extra-curricular experiences, as well as your ideas for the particular position you are applying to.
- a full C.V.
- an electronic copy of university transcript (ROSI screenshot is acceptable)

PLEASE NOTE: All applications will be considered on a rolling basis but only the successful candidates will be contacted. Our internship positions are volunteer positions but there will be full training provided for selected candidates. A certificate of recognition will be issued upon successful completion, with special consideration for board positions in the 2015-2016 school year. For any questions, please email [executive.director@ccr2p.org]