James Gaither Junior Fellows Program

Work for one year as a Research Assistant to a Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace!

The James Gaither Junior Fellows Program invites applicants apply in one of the following areas:

  • Democracy, Conflict, and Governance
  • American Statecraft
  • Nuclear Policy
  • Technology and International Affairs
    • Strong research and writing skills required 
  • International Security and Political Economy (works with the South Asia program)
    • Quantitative data analysis and GIS skills required. Strong mathematical background a plus. A background in international relations theory or international political economy along with an interest in military issues is essential.
  • Global Order and Institutions
    • Background in international institutions and management of transnational challenges strongly preferred
  • Sustainability, Climate, and Geopolitics
    • Coursework related to sustainability and climate issues required; data skills a plus
  • Europe
    • Background knowledge on European politics is essential; ability to perform research in a European language other than English a plus 
  • Asia (China, Economics, Technology)
    • Mandarin Chinese language skills required; background in economics or emerging technologies strongly preferred
  • Asia (Indo-Pacific Security)
    • Mandarin Chinese language skills, familiarity with Asian security, defense and foreign policy issues essential; proficiency in Japanese, Bahasa, or another Asian language a plus
  • Russia and Eurasia
    • Excellent Russian reading skills required 
  • Middle East
    • Reading fluency and the ability to perform academic as well as on-line research in Arabic essential; strong background in Middle East politics and/or history a huge plus. 
  • Africa Program

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Graduating with a bachelor’s degree between May 2022-May 2023; Not currently enrolled in a graduate school program.
  • Deadline: January 17, 2023

You must request access to the application materials and be nominated by the campus rep – Karen Mura, Prestigious Fellowships Advisor.  For more information, email karen.mura@gatech.edu

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