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The mission of the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict (CSRC) is to stimulate research and education on the nature, causes and consequences of religious conflicts around the world, with the goal of contributing imaginative strategies to their contaiment or resolution.

The Center collaborates with a number of departments on campus that offer internship programs for credit, including the Honors College, the BIS program, the English Department’s Writing Certificate Program and Women’s Studies.

Students are also welcome to apply for paid internships with the center. Student interns are directly engaged in activities that support our mission. Depending on the skills and interests of the student, internship responsibililites may include any of the following:

  • Library and web-based research projects that lead to the development of bibliographic and current events databases in the area of religion and conflict
  • Development of Center website content
  • Assistance in event planning, outreach and implementation
  • Assist in newsletter development (writing assignments, newsletter design, etc.)

Desirable skills include:

  • Car and driver's license
  • Knowledge of library and library databases
  • Computer skills (word, web searching, document scanning, web maintenance)
  • Writing skills
  • Experience with research projects

Student interns working with the CSRC will also have an opportunity to participate in meetings with visiting scholars and lecturers. Students interested in learning more about the possibility of interning with the Center should contact Carolyn Forbes, Assistant Director, at 480.965.7187 or Carolyn.Forbes@asu.edu.