Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence

Career Resources for COEX Students and Alumni

Students and alumni from the Conflict Resolution and Coexistence program at the Heller School have access to a wide array of career-related supportive services, tools and information to assist with the transition from graduation to employment.

The Heller School's Career Development Center (CDC) provides numerous resources to search for internships or permanent positions, as well as advice on developing effective resumes and cover letters, career strategies, networking and interviewing.


Handshake is the Heller School's database of employment opportunities, alumni contacts and other career resources. This site allows you to search for jobs, make connections with employers, contact alumni and schedule advising appointments with Career Development Center staff.  All incoming students are given a skeleton profile and are encouraged to update this individual profile for maximum value.

Other Resources

The following is a list of resources constructed for the MA-COEX Program which students are strongly urged to utilize.

  • Employment
    A wealth of resources for anyone interested in the field of peacebuilding and conflict resolution/management, including where and how to find jobs.
  • Peacebuilding Practitioner Networks
    As most upcoming professionals within the peacebuilding and conflict resolution/management find their jobs via networking, this page has links, guides and advice of how to network and gain contacts.
  • Scholarships, Fellowships, Internships and Grants
    Various resources to support students and professionals looking for opportunities circa internships, fellowships, and grants/funding opportunities within the peacebuilding and conflict resolution/management realm.
  • PhD Programs
    A list of PhD programs from around the world, as well as PhD-specific resources.
  • Academic Employment
    Sites and resources that pertain to jobs within the academic field relating to peacebuilding and conflict resolution/management around the globe.