Internships in Human Security

The Ford Institute for Human Security focuses on connecting students to NGOs, as well as alumni working in the field of Human Security, as potential internship opportunity providers.  In addition, the Ford Institute helps students identify and apply for internships with organizations.  Below is a list of past internships in the field of Human Security completed by GSPIAns.  

To view the organization's website, click on its name.  To read a report of the GSPIA internship, click on the name of the student.  For more information on connecting with these NGOs or former interns, visit the Ford Institute office in 3930 Posvar Hall.  If you are a GSPIA graduate who would like to submit an article about your internship, please contact us.


American Task Force on Palestine 

Anzar Exchange

Appui a la Promotion des Aides-Familes et a L'enfance (APAFE)

Bright Kids Uganda, Entebbe Home

Catholic Charities

The Embassy of Spain in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Ford Institute for Human Security, GSPIA

God’s Vision for Haiti (GVFH)

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Lisha Mtoto Initiative


Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Culture and Economics

People In Need (PIN)

Pwoje Espwa/Write to Be (Haiti)


Society for Women and AIDS in Africa,Ghana (SWAA GHANA)

Watoto Wa Baraka Orphanage

West African Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP)

Ford Institute for Human Security
3930 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260