Friday, December 20, 2019

Spring Internship with the Hudson Institute; Apply by January 6!

Position description

Hudson Institute seeks interns to support our scholars’ work on national security and international affairs particularly in the Middle East and MENA region. If selected, you will conduct in-depth research to support a specific scholar. In addition to being exposed to critical issues in these fields, interns will spend significant time discussing these issues with their scholar. Onsite interns also attend weekly educational events featuring experts from Hudson Institute and across Washington, DC.
Responsibilities include:
  • Gathering and analyzing data for inclusion in reports and articles;
  • Keeping the scholar and team up to date on current events;
  • Assisting the scholar with research projects and presentations;
  • Editing and conducting research for articles, op-eds, reports, and briefing papers;
  • Assisting with administrative tasks and event support.


Applicants should:
Knowledge of Arabic, Turkish, or another foreign language is helpful, but not required.
  • Be current students working toward, or recent graduates holding, a degree in political science, international relations, history, economics, regional studies, technology policy, or related fields;
  • Possess strong research, writing, editing, and analytical capabilities;
  • Communicate effectively and possess good interpersonal skills;
  • Manage their time wisely to independently complete work assignments;
  • Be proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications;
  • Demonstrate professionalism, attention to detail, and reliability.

All applications should be submitted via our website ( Please upload a cover letter, resume, and short, relevant writing sample (2-3 pages) in a single .pdf file. Due to the large number of applications that we receive, we regret that we can only contact those applicants who have been selected for an interview.
Applications for the Spring 2019 term are due January 6, 2020.