Public Information and Communication Intern, UN Department of Safety and Security (Remote; New York, NY)

ABOUT THE POSITION The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) is responsible for providing leadership, operational support and oversight of the security management system to enable the safest and most efficient conduct of the security programmes and activities of the United Nations System. This internship opportunity is located in the Strategic Planning and Policy Service (SPPS) within UNDSS. The intern would be working with a small communications team within SPPS. The team works on diverse communications initiatives to promote the activities of UNDSS and the work of security…

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International Organizations Research Intern, Foundation for Defense of Democracies (Remote; Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The International Organization Program (IOP) is seeking a part-time intern (around 20 hours/per week) to work virtually. The intern will work closely with FDD experts to conduct research for FDD’s International Organizations Program, including research into how U.S. adversaries co-opt specific international institutions, arms control and general lawfare. The intern will hone their research skills by diving into developments, funding, management and operations of specific IOs such as the IAEA, WHO and the ICC. Those with an interest in foreign policy, the UN and international law are…

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Fall 2020 Internship, Parliamentarians for Global Action (Remote)

Parliamentarians for Global Action is seeking an intern to work remotely supporting the Campaign on the Protection of the Oceans. The intern will assist with administrative, logistic, and research activities, including providing support in the organization of meetings and events to be held in Latin America and Africa. The intern will support the Campaign in collecting and organizing information on stakeholders and political developments in different regions of the world, and establishing and maintaining communication with PGA member-parliamentarians on behalf of the PGA Secretariat. Interns will acquire advocacy and legal…

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Research Internship, Pacific Forum (Remote)

ABOUT THE POSITION Pacific Forum offers full- and part-time non-paid internships for students and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience at an international think tank. Pacific Forum is accepting applications for a full-time or part-time research intern who will conduct research on political, security, and strategic developments in the Indo-Pacific region under the direction of our senior staff. The Pacific Forum research intern will gain practical, industry-related experience by: Gathering and analyzing information from a variety of sources including news and media outlets, policy documents, and academic…

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Summer 2021 Student Intern, US Department of State (Various Locations)

ABOUT THE POSITION The U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program is an unpaid internship with the opportunity to work in U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world, as well as in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C. and at Department offices around the United States. This program is designed to provide substantive learning experiences in a foreign affairs environment. While the duties of U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program participants vary from bureau to bureau, office to office, and embassy to embassy, it is not uncommon for these…

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Gender and Global Security Program Assistant, Women in International Security (Remote; Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION Women In International Security (WIIS) Gender and Global Security Program Assistants work part-time (20 hours per week). Strong candidates should have, or are currently completing, an M.A. or B.A. in Women’s/Gender Studies, Conflict and Resolution, Security Studies, International Relations, International Law, Political Science, or a related field. Fall Internships typically begin in the month of September, and last until mid-December. As the situation COVID-19 develops, we have determined that our office will be functioning remotely for the rest of 2020 and into 2021. Duties/Responsibilities: Conduct research & produce…

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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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Spring 2021 Intern, White House Internship Program (Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The White House Internship Program is a public service leadership program that provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office, and prepare them for future public service opportunities. While interns’ responsibilities and tasks vary by department, all interns are united through weekly events, including a speaker series and professional development opportunities. Most importantly, the internship experience emphasizes community, and interns participate in service projects at…

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Fall 2020 Partnerships in Proliferation Prevention Program Intern, Stimson Center (Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Stimson Center’s Partnerships in Proliferation Prevention Program supports international efforts to increase national, regional and international capacity to prevent the spread of nuclear, chemical, biological, and radiological weapons and their means of delivery, helping to empower those who keep the worst weapons out of the worst hands.  The Partnerships in Proliferation Prevention team is currently focused on three research topics: laws and regulations related to the security of radioactive sources; laws, regulations and standards related to the security of chemical materials and related facilities; and helping…

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