IMMEDIATE START Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program

*Approaching Deadline* The Team Lead for the Security and International Affairs Think Tanks (SIATTs) project at the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program is looking to quickly recruit 2 interns. The work includes data collection, reading literature on SIATTs, and eventually contributing to the writing of a research report on finding. This work is fully remote, and would begin immediately, preferably before February 26, 2021, and would end on April 26, 2021. This opportunity is unpaid. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 22, 2021. Qualifications MUST be able to…

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Summer 2021 CNS Undergraduate Nonproliferation Fellowship Program

*Approaching Deadline* The James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) works to combat the spread of weapons of mass destruction by providing the next generation of nonproliferation specialists with training and by disseminating information and analysis. CNS is offering an undergraduate fellowship opportunity at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS, formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies). This opportunity is paid and will last 2-3 months likely beginning in early June until late August. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, there is a chance that this opportunity will…

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SUMMER 2021 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Internship Opportunites

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has a mission of strengthening the United States’ security by developing and applying world-class science, technology, and engineering that enhances the nation’s defense, reduces the global threat from terrorism and weapons of mass destruction, and responds with vision, quality, integrity and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Center for Global Security Research (CGSR) was established at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in 1996 to bring together experts from the science, technology, and policy communities to address pressing national security challenges. For over 20…

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SUMMER 2021 Security and Political Economy Lab Summer Intensive

The Security and Political Economy (SPEC) Lab conducts interdisciplinary policy-relevant research on the issues at the intersection of climate change, security, and economic development.  Based at the University of Southern California, their research projects provide undergraduates with the opportunity to develop their data science and other research skills.  SPEC is currently welcoming undergraduate applicants to their 8-week intensive summer research program.  The program includes training in research methods and works as a research assistant on faculty-led projects related to the political economy of security. The program is funded by the…

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Submit Your Work to the Southern California International Review

The Southern California International Review (SCIR) is a global undergraduate international studies journal. Edited and managed by undergraduate students at the University of Southern California, the SCIR seeks academic-level research from undergraduates around the world.  Article topics published in the review range from economic and political issues to cultural and social themes.  Each semester the Review evaluates submissions and selects up to five full-length works to be printed in the journal and displayed in the online edition. The works selected have the opportunity to be seen by the International Affairs…

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SUMMER 2021 Brookings Research Internships

*New Opportunities Added* The Brookings Institution is a non-profit policy organization, based in Washington, DC, that works to solve problems facing society by conducting in-depth research. They address problems at a local, national, and global level. They are currently seeking interns for several of their projects. Interns will attend meetings, think-tanks, professional development workshops, and public Brookings events. Through this, the interns will work to assist with research for the individual projects as well as event coordination and providing administrative and communications support to the senior staff of the project. …

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INFORMATION SESSION: UK Scholarships & Fellowships

*JUNIOR & SENIORS* The Rhodes Scholarship The Rhodes Scholarship provides 100 awards world-wide to candidates seeking a graduate degree at the University of Oxford. Beyond funding the entirety of the candidate’s study, the Rhodes Scholarship program also includes a first and second-year retreat, workshops, conferences, and discussion events hosted at Rhodes House. It would also provide the candidate with a life-long professional network of alumni. The Rhodes Scholarship is looking for young people with strong intellect, leadership abilities, and character. The scholarship covers: Oxford University fees A stipend to cover…

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Research Assistant Internship, Wilson Center – Washington, DC or Remote

Fall 2020 Research Assistant Internship Openings The Wilson Center is closely monitoring guidelines established by the CDC and other federal and state authorities surrounding COVID-19. At this time, the Center intends to continue its virtual model for the Fall, as created and honed during the Spring and Summer terms. The Center has developed a research-based, in-depth, and phased reopening plan, which considers and includes all WC community members, including its interns. In the event that it is deemed safe for interns to come in-person to the Center, each intern and…

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Intern – Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy, CSIS – Washington, DC

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) is a bipartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center’s 220 full-time staff and large network of affiliated scholars conduct research and analysis and develop policy initiatives that look to the future and anticipate change. The CSIS Executive Education Program and the Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA) seek a highly motivated candidate for a four to six-month internship in a dynamic and fast-paced environment beginning in July 2020. Strong preference given for full-time candidates. The Executive Education and AILA programs provide global leaders…

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Investigative Analyst Internship, C4ADS (Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION As an Investigative Analyst Intern, you will conduct in-depth research on transnational illicit networks and conflicts. You will work with a supervising analyst on a project in one of five analytical cells: Environmental Crimes Fusion Cell, Organized Crime and Grand Corruption, Conflict Finance and Irregular Threats, Natural Resources, or Counterproliferation. From wildlife trafficking to nuclear proliferation, you will produce timely analysis on real-world issues and have the opportunity to make an impact. In addition to attending a series of trainings on methodologies for open source data analysis…

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