Global Innovation Policy Fellow, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a Washington, DC-based think tank, is seeking a policy fellow to conduct research on global innovation and digital trade policy issues in the fall of 2020, starting on or after September 1, 2020. The ideal applicant should have a demonstrated interest in the intersection of technological innovation and global trade policy, as well as exceptional research and writing abilities. Students with strong interest in trade and innovation policy issues are especially encouraged to apply. The position is available on a…

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Congressional Policy Internship, Millennial Action Project (Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION An ideal candidate has experience writing policy briefs for elected officials, think tanks or other organizations, and conducting in-depth research on various public policies concerning Millennials. This intern is always informed about current events in US federal politics, and will support MAP in generating fact-based talking points for various media and policy opportunities. Experience with synthesizing large amounts of information into condensed analysis for quick comprehension is strongly preferred QUALIFICATIONS Passion for Millennials in politics and/or future-focused ideas Hardworking, entrepreneurial spirit Acute attention to detail Strong research…

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Registration Info for Fall 2020 | Phase II

Dear Student, If you have a registration question, please thoroughly read all of the info below. If your question is not answered below, I will respond after August 10. Please note that I will only be addressing registration issues until August 21 and will be available again for long-term academic planning and career/internship advice, as well as incoming major changes, after August 21. –APPOINTMENTS– I am out of the office not and responding to emails/phone calls between August 4-10. If you’d like to make an appointment, my availability is listed…

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Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship | Apply by October 14

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a premier U.S. Department of State program created to attract diverse talent to its Foreign Service. The program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. The fellowship seeks individuals committed to promoting positive change in the world as U.S. diplomats for the Foreign Service. Selected fellows will receive support for graduate school, internships, and professional development. The fellowship provides a pathway to a uniquely rewarding career as a Foreign Service Officer representing…

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PPIA Alumni Panel | July 30

Join the Public Policy and International Affairs program for an engaging opportunity to learn about the Columbia | SIPA experience from PPIA JSI alumni who have completed its 21-month MIA/MPA program! During this event, a panel discussion will take place followed by a Q&A with the audience to answer any questions about applying, student life, career opportunities and more. Nunn School Alumna, Ayanda Francis (EIA, 2014) is one of the featured presenters. She has shared a bit about her experience with the PPIA Junior Summer Institutes before on the blog.…

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Fall 2020 Internship, The COEFFICIENT Group (Remote; Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION COEFFICIENT is a strategic consulting practice that combines legal, government relations, and corporate advisory services specialized in managing energy and environmental risks and investments. The firm merged decades of bipartisan policy, investment, and legal expertise in energy, climate, environment, and financial markets to address growing corporate demands to balance policy uncertainty and technological innovation with sustainability goals. The Intern will report directly to the COEFFICIENT Partners, and will support the larger team with operations, business development, and project deliverables. The main focus of the Intern’s responsibilities will…

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Student Internship, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (Washington, DC)

NGA views student employees as our future workforce; therefore, work assigned to students is professional in nature and is conducted in a learning environment that provides each student real-world experience and an opportunity to be evaluated for potential long-term employment. Student Internship assignments are open to associate, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students and are based on entry-level professional job descriptions, which will involve a great deal of independent and team oriented work under the guidance of a supervisor and mentors. Students who perform successfully and meet program requirements are invited…

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East Asia Research Intern, Quincy Institute (Remote; Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Quincy Institute (QI) Internship Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates from diverse backgrounds to engage in career exploration and development. The mission of QI’s Internship Program is to provide students and recent graduates a meaningful and practical work experience related to the student’s field of study or career interest. Interns will have the opportunity to attend internal meetings, attend external as well as QI events online or in-person (pandemic permitting). This is a paid part-time position (15-19 hours/week) from early September…

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National Security Alumni Network Internship, Foundation for Defense of Democracies (Remote; Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) is a nonpartisan policy institute dedicated exclusively to promoting pluralism, defending democratic values, and fighting the ideologies that threaten democracy.  The organization was founded shortly after 9/11 by a group of visionary philanthropists and policymakers to engage in the worldwide war of ideas and to support the defense of democratic societies under assault by terrorism and militant Islamism.  FDD combines policy research, investigative journalism, strategic communications, and democracy and counterterrorism education. Based in downtown Washington, D.C., the Foundation for Defense of…

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Policy Internship, Consortium for Ocean Leadership (Remote; Washington, DC)

Given the ongoing situation around COVID-19, some of these responsibilities will shift to ensure the safety and security of the intern (e.g., not attending hearings in person). For the near future, COL staff are working remotely so the intern may work from any location. There may ultimately be travel to D.C. if appropriate. The policy internship is designed to further professional development for current or recently graduated students through work with COL’s Public Affairs team. The intern learns about the federal legislative process and becomes more familiar with current science…

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