SPRING 2022 Brookings Research Internship: John L. Thornton China Center

The Brookings Institute is seeking interns to work for Thornton L. China Center for the Spring 2022 semester. Interns typically work a 10-week session alongside the institute’s experts. Interns will have the opportunity to attend virtual meetings, local think tank events, professional development workshops, and public Brookings events. In addition, interns will have the opportunity to network with other interns throughout the Institution. All internships are operating remotely, and applicants must be able to commit at least 20 hours per week. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is September…

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FALL 2021 East-West Center Young Professionals Program

The East-West Center was established by the US Congress in 1960 to provide information and analysis on policy issues between the United States and the Indo-Pacific region. The institution is an independent, public, nonprofit organization with a worldwide network of 65,000 alumni and more than 1,100 partner organizations. The Center’s Young Professionals Program offers the chance for students and recent graduates (particularly graduate-level students) to gain first-hand training and experience in US-Asia research. Participants will join either remotely, in person, or hybrid depending on COVID-19 restrictions. VACCINATIONS WILL BE REQUIRED. Participants…

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FALL 2021 Hudson Institute U.S. Grand Strategy and History Internship

The Hudson Institute is a non-partisan policy research organization dedicated to innovative research and analysis that promotes global security, prosperity, and freedom.  Through publications, conferences, and policy recommendations, Hudson Institute shapes global policy by providing guidance to global leaders and businesses. They are seeking a part-time intent to support the Institute’s work surrounding the role of history in formulating American grand strategy and improving national security. Working directly with an Institute scholar, Interns will be exposed to and discuss critical issues in these files. Interns onsite in Washington, DC will…

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FALL 2021 Halle Foundation/AICGS Internships

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) is a DC-based think tank that works exclusively on Germany-United States foreign policy.  Through their affiliation with John Hopkins University, the Institute has access to academic and policy expertise through JHU’s extensive transatlantic network. They work to address the top economic, foreign, security, domestic, and social policy issues affecting the United States, Germany, and the broader transatlantic relationship. AICGS in conjunction with the Halle Foundation is seeking undergraduate and graduate students to work as paid interns. The goal of these internships is…

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External Relations Internship, IISS−Americas – Washington, DC (Summer 2021)

The International Institute for Strategic Studies is a leading authority on global security, political risk and military conflict. It is headquartered in London with offices in Bahrain, Singapore, and the United States. Location: Washington DC The interns are expected to work in the office as we have implemented the CDC Guidelines to maintain healthy business operations. The IISS is seeking two undergraduate interns to work on a part-time basis to support the activities of its office in Washington DC in the summer of 2021. The exact start and end dates are flexible…

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Chatham House Open Day 2021 | April 21

Chatham House is a world-famous think tank whose ideas help answer the big questions that are shaping our world, addressing issues like climate change, fake news, and conflict. Students will be able to interact with world-leading experts on international affairs and gain an insight into careers within the charity and not-for-profit sector as a whole during their open day. Atendees can expect to: Expand their knowledge of key issues in international affairs; Learn what a policy institute (or ‘think tank’) is and what it’s like to work in one; Meet…

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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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SUMMER 2021 Data Science for Social Good Summer Projects

Data Science for Social Good is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving aspiring data scientist the opportunity to expand and develop their skill set through intensive training programs and by providing the opportunity to work with global non-profit organizations and government bodies. Fellows will work in small supervised teams to practice data mining, machine learning and create data science projects that will improve their services, interventions, and outreach. These summer projects allow for fellows to improve not only their skills and depth of knowledge, but to also make a real…

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SUMMER 2021 Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Y7 & Y20 Summits

*APPROACHING DEADLINE* The Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Fellowship is seeking delegates from the United States to attend the Y7 & Y20 Youth Summits. Both summits are week-long events that bring together young leaders from G7 and G20 countries, respectively, to debate global challenges and to develop policy solutions. See this previous blog post for more information on the fellowship and becoming a member. For more information on how to obtain a free year of membership, see this PDF. Y7 Summit | Deadline January 17th, 2021 11:59pm EST Hosted by…

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Research Intern, Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS (Remote; Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS is seeking one full-time intern who can provide dedicated support for research on China’s domestic political system and foreign policy during the period from January 11, 2021 to April 16, 2021. This internship is remote and paid. The Freeman Chair is a leading source of insight and analysis on China’s evolving political system and the dynamics that impact its domestic policy agenda and external behavior. Our work focuses on five key areas leadership politics, policy- and decision-making, Party-state governance,…

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