Career Opportunities

To locate jobs and volunteer opportunities in Peace and Justice go to: Catholic Volunteer Network, Idealist, Nonprofit Career Network, Volunteer Match, University Research Co., LLC.


Each fall the Northeast Regional Office of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) (located ten minutes from campus) offers a 3 credit academic internship placement for a qualified "rising junior" in the College of Arts & Sciences. The student intern must be available to work in the CRS office on Thursdays only, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. the entire semester. The intern will assist the CRS Justice and Peace Liaison with research, preparing presentations, and materials for use in CRS outreach. Catholic Relief Services is the international relief and development agency of the U.S. Catholic community. For further information, visit this page.

Alliance for Peacebuilding employment
This organization believes in building understanding of and support for peacebuilding policies and programs among leaders in government, business, media, philanthropy, religion, and other sectors of civil society. It also strives to increase the effectiveness of the peacebuilding field by developing networks, disseminating best practices, and enhancing organizational capacities and professional skills.

CHN’s Job Announcements page features announcements from our members about employment opportunities relating to a wide range of fields, including public policy, congressional relations, communications, research, advocacy, law, and community organizing. For more information

Do you know someone who might want to work for Friends Committee on National Legislation? Help FCNL build our team of dedicated, hard working staff in Washington. Please pass these job descriptions along to people who might be qualified and interested. We seek a world free of war and the threat of war. We seek a society with equity and justice for all. We seek a community where every person's potential may be fulfilled. We seek an earth restored.

There are a limited number of internships available for junior and seniors with the Villanova University Law School Clinical Program  Undergraduate interns work with law students in the Law School Clinics who represent real clients with real legal issues.  The Clinical Program has  six clinics:  the Civil Justice Clinic; the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services; the Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic; the Federal Tax Clinic; the Juvenile Justice Clinic; and the Advanced Advocacy Clinic.  For the translating internship, please contact the Classical and Modern Languages Department, ext. 94680. For more information.

Students may earn 15 hours of academic credit working in the private, public and nonprofit sector in Washington D.C. through  the Washington Center.  The Washington Center is affiliated with colleges and universities nationwide.  It places students in internships, offers academic seminars and provides room and board in the D.C. area..  Among its  hundreds of internship placements are:  the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Department of Commerce, CNN, Amnesty International, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and the National Endowment for the Arts and others.  For more information on the Washington Center Internship Program, visit

For credit in another academic area, contact the Villanova Internship Office at ext. 94661.

Communications Intern

The Communications Intern will be responsible for developing and assisting in media strategy and implementation for the work of U.S. Climate Plan as well as stakeholder communications and engagement. In addition to normal media outreach and stakeholder engagement, the intern will also be supporting the media strategy for the Pricing Carbon Initiative’s November “Price Pollution, Cut Carbon” events as well as a youth month of action on climate policy from mid-November to mid-December.


Policy Intern

The Policy Intern will be responsible for supporting policy advocacy efforts through research, analysis, and communication. Projects may include analysis of state-level potential for ambitious climate and energy policies, synthesis of pricing carbon best-practices from groups in the Pricing Carbon Initiative network, assisting with state and national carbon tax campaigns, and support/expansion of ongoing efforts to lobby the Obama administration for stronger climate policies.

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Villanova University
Corr Hall, 106
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Learn | Serve | Act

Learn | Serve | Act

Departments across the University have collaborated to list opportunities to learn, serve, and act for justice both on and off campus. Click on the hands and check out the opportunities.