Internships, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation (Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation offers full-time internship opportunities for students and recent graduates interested in policies to reduce the threat of nuclear weapons and increase peace and security. Located on Capitol Hill in the heart of Washington, D.C, the Center is a respected non-profit organization that educates Congress and the public on national security issues through policy, advocacy, and investigations. Center interns have the opportunity to contribute to the organization in a number of issue areas. What do interns do? Research federal news, policy…

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Graduate Assistantships, The Carter Center (Atlanta, GA)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Carter Center Graduate Assistantship Program offers a limited number of funded opportunities for currently enrolled master’s degree and doctoral students. Graduate assistants must make a 9-12 month, 20-hours-per-week commitment and will receive compensation of $14/hour. Please note that these opportunities are based in Atlanta. Health Programs Trachoma Control Program Mental Health Program Peace Programs China Program Conflict Resolution Program Democracy Program Rule of Law Program Human Rights Program QUALIFICATIONS At the start of the assistantship, qualified applicants must have completed a minimum of two semesters of…

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Arms Division Intern, Human Rights Watch (Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Arms Division of Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking an intern for summer 2020 in the Washington, D.C. office. Ideally, the candidate will be available for 30-35 hours per week for a period of up to 12 weeks in the time frame of April to September 2020 (dates and times are flexible). Created in 1992, Human Rights Watch’s Arms Division works on weapons of humanitarian concern and to promote compliance by all with international humanitarian law. Currently, the Arms Division works to ensure implementation of humanitarian…

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Research and Analysis Intern, Freedom House (Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Summer Research & Analysis Intern will assist with the research and production of annual reports produced in the New York office: Freedom in the World, Freedom on the Net, Freedom and the Media, and Nations in Transit. This position is based in New York City and reports to the Research Director, Strategy and Management. Interns are expected to work at least 30 hours per week for 12 weeks, and will receive a modest monthly stipend. Interns are fully integrated into the operations of the New York office; they attend internal and external…

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Summer 2020 International Intern, Obama Foundation (Chicago, IL)

ABOUT THE POSITION The International team leads programs that support a worldwide network of emerging leaders who are inspired, empowered, and connected. Signature programs include the Obama Scholars program, the Leaders: Africa program, and the Leaders: Asia-Pacific program. This full-time internship will last 12 weeks; beginning on June 1, 2020, and ending on August 21, 2020. The Foundation will provide interns with a modest hourly rate of $16.00. This application will close on March 8, 2020, at 6pm EDT. Interns will be expected to: Provide programmatic support for the team,…

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Volunteer Intern, UN Advocacy, International Crisis Group (New York, NY)

ABOUT THE POSITION Crisis Group is looking for a full-time volunteer to assist the UN Advocacy team. We are currently conducting interviews for this voluntary internship position and are looking to hire a volunteer who can start as soon as possible for a minimum of six months. The volunteer will be supervised by the UN Analyst. The volunteer is expected to: Track developments at the UN Security Council particularly regarding conflicts that are relevant to Crisis Group’s work; Monitor and summarise official documents including relevant reports by the Secretary-General, Security Council resolutions, and statements;…

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Junior Policy Fellowship, National Defense Industrial Association (Arlington, VA)

ABOUT THE POSITION The National Defense Industrial Association drives strategic dialogue in national security by identifying key issues and leveraging the knowledge and experience of its military, government, industry, and academic members to address them. NDIA, comprised of its Affiliates, Chapters, and Divisions, with 1,650 corporate and 85,000 individual members, is a non-partisan, non-profit, educational association designated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization – not a lobby firm – and was founded to educate its constituencies on all aspects of national security. Junior Fellows Program Highlights: Build subject matter expertise in national defense…

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National Committee on North Korea Intern, Mercy Corps (Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The National Committee on North Korea (NCNK) is an independent program of Mercy Corps that supports principled engagement between the United States and North Korea as a means to promote peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and to improve the lives of the people of North Korea. The NCNK internship program offers aspiring North Korea-specialists opportunities to broaden understanding of North Korean policy topics, hone research skills, and network with DC-based North Korea policy professionals. Over the course of this internship, the intern will: Gain a…

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Stimson South Asia Junior Fellowship | Apply by February 21

The Henry L. Stimson Center’s South Asia Program welcomes applications from highly motivated graduating seniors or individuals who have completed their undergraduate or master’s degree in the past year for its 2020-2021 cohort of Junior Fellows.  Purpose The one-year, full-time fellowship will provide individuals with a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge of security issues in the subcontinent, engage the South Asia policy community in Washington and the region, and experience working at a dynamic think tank that provides close interaction with senior staff and researchers. Junior Fellows will receive a salary of $37,000 for the…

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Subnational Threats-Transnational Networks Internship, Brookings (Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION Thinking about a career in public policy? Committed to improving the world we live in? Think Brookings – one of the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tanks! Interns spend approximately 10 weeks working alongside leading experts in government and academia from all over the world. Brookings also offers students the opportunity to intern in departments such as communications, human resources and central operations management. The mission of the Internship Program is to provide students with a pre-professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work…

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