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Employment Opportunities


 Executive Assistant Intern

Location: Washington, DC

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) is seeking an intern who is passionate about policy change and the policy interface with public health threats.  The intern will learn advocacy and leadership skills while serving as an executive assistant to the Executive Director. 

Physicians for Social Responsibility works on the gravest threats to human health and survival from nuclear weapons, climate and toxic chemicals.  Learn firsthand program development and implementation and management of development of grant proposals.  Help create topnotch meetings and materials for our multi-tiered organization. 

Enjoy teamwork in an office that is welcoming and supportive of interns.  We encourage interns to attend informational meetings and other benefits of being in Washington, DC.  

A candidate for an internship should be an excellent time manager and have good writing skills. 

Below are two projects we are working on in Spring-Summer 2014:

  • Strategic planning for national organization
  • Support of a nascent Radiation and Health program

This is an unpaid position which will include substantial education and training components. The length of the internship is flexible based on the needs and desires of the applicant. Our ideal candidate will be available for 3-6 months.

Please send your resume and cover letter to employment@psr.org


Scoville Fellows

Location: Washington, DC

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship pays a stipend for college graduates to work with NGOs in Washington, DC, including Physicians for Social Responsibility, on arms control, peace, and security issues for six to nine months. PSR provides strong mentoring and professional development opportunities for Scoville Fellows from any discipline. Scoville Fellows at PSR can expect to be meaningfully engaged in substantive work related to prudent and effective steps toward a world free of nuclear weapons, prevention of the use or spread of nuclear weapons, and promoting diplomacy and alternative conflict resolution techniques to avoid war. PSR’s current security programs include analytical work to develop new knowledge about the dangers nuclear weapons and security policies pose to human life and health, organizing work to mobilize doctors and allied health professionals for peace and security, and advocacy work to ensure that the interests of potential victims of nuclear weapons and war are represented in the policy process. For further information, please visit http://www.scoville.org/