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Global internships for university grads.

PROJECT PLOUGHSHARES, an ecumenical peace centre sponsored by the Canadian Council of Churches and based in Waterloo, Ont., is accepting applications for six-month internships with peace and security non-governmental organizations around the world.

Ploughshares has managed the highly competitive international internship program called Young Professionals International since 1997. The program is funded by Foreign Affairs Canada as part of the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy. Almost 100 young professionals have been placed with Ploughshare's help.

For 2006-2007, 10 positions a re being offered to new university graduates with organizations such as the World Council of Churches in Geneva, Pax Christi International in Brussels, the Africa Peace Forum in Nairobi and the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre in Accra, Ghana.

For details, visit www.ploughshares.ca/what/YPIprogram.htm
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