Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect Internship – New York


Founded in February 2008 by five leading international non-governmental organizations, the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect acts as a catalyst to promote and apply the norm of the “responsibility to protect” populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity. Through its programs, events and publications, the Global Centre is a resource and a forum for governments, international institutions and non-governmental organizations on prevention and early action to halt mass atrocities.  See more.


Research and Administration Internship

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide assistance with administrative tasks and in organizing and planning meetings and events.
  • Assist with updating content and uploading document on to the GCR2P web site.
  • Assist with outreach and dissemination of GCR2P research and publications including to the media.
  • Conduct research on country situations where people are at risk of mass atrocity crimes, or where R2P is invoked.
  • Conduct research and compile information on R2P-related news and events including statements and positions of governments, regional institutions and other basic policy research.

For further information please refer to the position description


  • Enrolled in a university degree in a field international relations, international law, or political science.
  • Computer literate with excellent written and oral communication, research and writing skills.
  • Fluent in English; proficiency in French and Spanish also desirable.


  1. You should meet the eligibility criteria for, and be able to enrol in ATS3130 Arts International Internship (completed 96 CP and have a distinction average).
  2. You should have checked with Arts Student Services to ensure you have room in your degree for this 12 CP unit.
  3. You should be studying:


There are scholarships linked to this specific internship and you are encouraged to apply. See details here.

Application Process

Please follow the step-by-step guide on how to apply for ATS3130 Arts International Internship. For queries, please contact the WIL team via email

*Applications are still open and will close Friday September 15th*