Friday, October 23, 2015

Multiple Spring Internships with the Institute for the Study of War

Applications for Spring 2015 internships at the Institute for the Study of War are now being accepted. You may submit your application immediately. We will consider applications on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. We will begin considering applications immediately for the following positions:
Research Internship - Iraq Project
Research Internship - Afghanistan Project
Research Internship - Syria Project
Research Internship - Egypt Security Project
Research Internship - Counterterrorism project
Research Internship - Ukraine Project
Communications and Digital Arts Internship
Press, Media, and Government Relations Internship
Fundraising and Non-Profit Management Internship
Emerging Technologies Internship
Editing and Communications Internship
Presidential Internship
 
We prefer full-time availability although part-time interns may also be accepted depending on qualifications. To allow for greater flexibility, the internships will start on either January 4th or the 11th, and run for the duration of the semester. All intern positions are unpaid.
To submit your application, please email your cover letter, resume, a brief writing sample (5 pages maximum, excerpts from longer pieces are acceptable), and unofficial transcript to internships@understandingwar.org.
Please format the subject line of your email: FIRST NAME LAST NAME
Please submit all documents in pdf form and submit your resume and cover letter as one document.Documents submitted in word format will NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Please only submit one application – if you are interested in multiple positions, please list them in rank order at the top of your cover letter.Please also list these in rank order at the top of your email submission.
Why work for ISW: ISW believes ground realities must drive the formulation of strategy and policy. In pursuit of this principle, ISW conducts detailed, open-source intelligence analysis to provide the most accurate information on current conflicts and security threats. We offer interns a chance to train on work with cutting-edge technologies employed in business and in the intelligence community. Interns at ISW will have an unparalleled opportunity to conduct research that directly informs policy-makers on some of the most pressing issues facing American national security. Our interns work directly with analysts and have many opportunities to engage with Institute leadership on the subjects of their research. ISW offers its interns to be at the front lines of military research and policy, tackling the issues that are in the headlines. ISW has published the work of its interns and hired many onto its staff.
Read more and apply here.