- Internship, Washington, DC, USA

- Internships, USA

The Center for International Policy

The Center for International Policy promotes cooperation, transparency and accountability in global relations. Through research and advocacy, our programs address the most urgent threats to our planet: war, corruption, inequality and climate change.CIP's scholars, journalists, activists and former government officials provide a unique mixture of access to high-level officials, issue-area expertise, media savvy and strategic vision. We work to inform the public and decision makers in the United States and in international organizations on policies to make the world more just, peaceful and sustainable. 

How to apply

Applicants for internships should submit application materials for any of the internships listed below at any time. We begin reviewing applications in November for the spring semester (January-May), in March for the summer semester (May-August), and in June for the fall semester (August-December) and continue on a rolling basis. Start dates, end dates, and weekly schedules are flexible.

Full-time interns will be provided with a nominal stipend during their internship. The stipend will be given to help defray expenses incurred in connection with volunteering at CIP. Each intern is responsible for reporting and payment of all taxes due or owing to any taxing authority pursuant to his or her internship. Interns will be provided with a tax form at the end of January 2018 for reporting purposes. The stipend amount varies by program, and is listed with each internship description.

Global Progressive Hub

Global Progressive Hub is a program for the Center for International Policy, bringing together leaders across the movement to build power for a peaceful, just, prosperous, sustainable and equitable world. The GPH intern will gain an understanding of foreign policy issues from human rights to the threat of nuclear war and how coalitions interact with the government to influence public policy. The stipend for this internship will be $500 per month.

Duties

Conference preparation, administration, organizing, and follow-up.

Research for valuable information that strengthens the case for the broader foreign policy involvement of US progressive organizations.

Research international campaigns and connections on aspects of foreign policy.

Organize information for GPH fellows.

General media work help, including helping build GPH's social media presence and posting content on a regular basis. 

Qualifications

Ability to work independently and take initiative

Interest in/knowledge of the issues, policies, and political actors

Interest in progressive politics

Attention to detail

Excellent writing skills

To apply, please submit the following to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

A cover letter (please include your desired start date, end date, and weekly schedule)

Your resume

A copy of your transcript (can be unofficial)

A list of 2-3 references (please include their name, relationship to you, and contact information)

And a short writing sample (3-5 pages, an excerpt from a longer paper is fine, on a relevant topic if possible)

 

Job posted on 21 August 2017.

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