The Enabling Peace in Iraq Center is dedicated to building a more peaceful, sustainable, democratic society in Iraq. To do this, we enhance understanding so that Iraq’s story can be shared around the world, monitor the crisis on-the-ground to inform better public policy, and provide relief to vulnerable families. Our employees and interns share our vision of a safe and prosperous Iraq for current and future generations.

EPIC is an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants.

Join our team! EPIC is currently accepting applications for the following openings:


If you are looking for a challenging internship where you will see the results of your work, EPIC is the place for you. We welcome applications from graduate and undergraduate students, and recent grads, who are interested in empowering civil society, promoting peace, and delivering aid to vulnerable populations in Iraq. We highly encourage active dialogue and discussion about topics related to Iraq, the Middle East in general, U.S. foreign policy, and humanitarian relief efforts. Our interns receive as much from the program as they are willing to give.

Join our team! EPIC is currently accepting applications for three part-time Research and Communications interns. Our Fall 2021 Internship Program will start on August 31, 2021, and it will end on December 3, 2021, and will take place remotely. The start and end date are flexible. This is an unpaid internship.

Submit a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample (max. 3 pages) to by August 13, 2021. Please apply as soon as possible, as applications are examined on a rolling basis. Please include “Internship Application” and your name in the subject line. Preference will be given to recent grads and graduate students, but undergrads are strongly encouraged to apply.

A job description, list of qualifications and other details are available here as a PDF

“I am now more prepared to enter the field of international relations after I graduate and that is thanks to my experience in Washington, DC with EPIC.”

~ Alec Lynde, former intern