The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Internship Opportunity: Center for Strategic and International Studies Global Health Policy Center

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

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

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector: Non-profit, Government, Health Policy

Start Date: Summer 2019

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks (3 month position)

Desired Class Year: Must be a rising junior or senior undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student.

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Rolling basis

Organization website: https://www.csis.org/

Brief Description of the organization:

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a non-profit, bipartisan public policy organization established in 1962 to provide strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decision makers concerned with global security and prosperity. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest organizations of its kind, with a staff of some 200 employees, including more than 120 analysts working to address the changing dynamics of international security across the globe.

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

The Research Intern will provide research and administrative support to the staff of the Global Health Policy Center. This is a 3-month position. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide on-call research to support preparation for meetings, events, publications, and research trips.
  • Provide logistical support to ensure that Global Health Policy Center private and public events run smoothly by: assisting with room setup and guest registration, taking notes during the event, and running microphones during the Q&A session.
  • Attend relevant global health events in Washington, D.C. and provide a summary to Global Health Policy Center staff.
  • Consult a wide variety of news services and peer reviewed journals and prepare memos to brief Global Health Policy Center staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a rising junior or senior undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student.
  • Demonstrated interest and understanding of global health issues, particularly U.S. global health policy.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with entire Microsoft Office Suite.

How to apply:

To apply, interested applicants should submit a résumé, a cover letter (which includes the number of hours they are available to work per week), and a writing sample.

See https://csis-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=519&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992495&company_id=17233&version=1&byBusinessUnit=&bycountry=&bystate=&byRegion=&bylocation=&keywords=&byCat=36316&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=no&city= for more details.

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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