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Institute for the Study of War (ISW) Internship Opportunity: Unpaid

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Institute for the Study of War (ISW) Internship Opportunity: Unpaid

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Defense (Military)

Start Date: January 21, 2021

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Full-time Intern

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Rolling

Organization website: http://www.understandingwar.org/

Brief Description of the organization:

ISW is a leading source of innovative analysis and intelligence on global conflicts that threaten American national security. ISW publishes regular research reports and graphics to inform policy-makers, warfighters, and journalists in Washington, D.C., as well as the general public. Interns provide critical assistance to our analysts and receive hands-on training from their supervisors as well as a formal development program taught by our leadership. Interns will be trained to use innovative technologies to conduct open-source collection and analysis in a fast-paced environment.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

  • Candidates must be motivated and organized college students or recent graduates with demonstrated expertise in a related field;
  • Candidates must possess excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills;
  • Candidates should preferably possess strong critical language capabilities in Arabic, Russian, Turkish, Kurdish, or Farsi; or a programming language such as Python;
  • Candidates must display the ability to conduct complex tasks in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Candidates should be self-motivated, independent, creative, and capable of working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment;

How to apply: Visit https://understandingwar.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=98 to find the application. Applicants are required to include a writing sample in the same document as your cover letter. Cover letter and writing sample combined should be no longer than five pages; the writing sample can be excerpted from a longer paper.

This is an unpaid internship from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

 

 

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