USIP stands for the U.S. Institute of Peace, and in response to the COVID-19 and structural racism, the institute is offering its entire catalog of online courses tuition-free from now until the end of 2020. The courses offered will help build peace-builders that will change violent conflicts in societies and help people who are seeking nonviolent change around the world.
Some courses offered by the institute include,
Gender Inclusivity in Peace-building
Good Governance After Conflict: Building Institutions for Reform
Democracy & Governance
Introduction to Peace-building
Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue; Nonviolent Action
Introduction to Psychosocially Responsive Development and Humanitarian Programs
Introduction to Religion and Peace-building
Justice, Security & Rule of Law
The duration of these courses ranges from 3-11 hours, depending on the courses.
How to Apply for USIP Courses
These courses are open to everyone, irrespective of locations or age. Simply head over to the USIP course website and take any class you wish to take.
USIP is hosting online events only due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The events hosted draw on the institute’s ability to create opportunities for diverse audiences to exchange important information necessary for creative solutions to difficult challenges. USIP is a non-partisan organization with the sole mission to bring togetherness and diplomacy across various political views.
Some upcoming events hosted by the institute are:
Sino-Indian Escalation: Blip or Lasting Strategic Shift? This event is slated to hold on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, / Time: 10:30am – 11:30am. It will discuss and examine the conflict signals in China’s posture toward disputed borders elsewhere and how this rivalry affects existing India-Pakistan tensions the implication it has on the U.S.
The Next Era of U.S.-Pacific Islands Engagement – this online event is slated on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, by 9:00am. The event will discuss the challenges and opportunities and proposals to coordinate the next era of the United States’ engagement in the Pacific.
To host an event at USIP, contact 202.429.7870 or email [email protected]
Webmail USIP Edu
Users can log into USIP Website using their unique username and password. Go to to log in.
The Institute headquarters is located at Washington precisely 2301 Constitution Avenue NW
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Students currently enrolled in colleges and universities in the Washington, D.C. area can work at USIP through paid part-time research assistant positions. Recent Graduates with a degree in international relations or related fields and high academic achievement are usually hired as program assistants. Applicants for this position should have related work and/or internship experience, exceptional administrative, research, writing, and computer skills.
Only full-time students from universities belonging to the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area (CUWMA) can be considered for these openings. CUWMA members include:
Eligibility for the USIP Internship.
Applicants for the USIP internship program must be students of the following university:
Catholic University of America
Corcoran College of Art and Design
George Mason University
The George Washington University
National Defense Intelligence College
National Defense University
University of the District of Columbia
University of Maryland at College Park
How to Apply
Applicants should go to The USIP Carreer page and upload:
A cover letter stating which position is of interest to you.
A copy of your resume.
A brief writing sample demonstrating your research and writing ability.