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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 days ago(3/3/2021 11:49 AM)
The communications and marketing systems intern will assist with promoting AEI’s research to its constituents. This includes using our automated email marketing system to prepare and send articles, newsletters, and event invitations; using our customer relationship management (CRM) database to gather appropriate mailing lists; researching and updating constituent contact information; and helping with other special projects. While some data entry is required, the intern will also have the opportunity to work on broader projects, such as marketing automation projects, email content curation, and analyzing and improving the effectiveness of AEI’s email communications to its constituents.   This is an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurial, detail-oriented individual to gain valuable marketing, analytics, and communications experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills, logic skills, and attention to detail are required. Experience with email marketing, Excel, Salesforce, other contact databases, or HTML will be helpful.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1557
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 days ago(3/1/2021 11:57 AM)
AEI Education’s Conservative Education Reform Network (CERN) is a nationwide membership organization of conservative leaders in education. CERN’s mission is to link practitioners, scholars, elected officials, funders, and advocates in order to equip them with the knowledge, ideas, and connections they need to lead the charge for educational improvement.   Our scholars, Frederick M. Hess, Nat Malkus, and Beth Akers engage with the network by sharing research, facilitating conversations, and hosting events with members in the hope of preserving the integrity of public education, advancing principles of liberty and pluralism, and better equipping the next generation to carry the responsibility and enjoy the blessings of American citizenship.   An intern for AEI Education’s Conservative Education Reform Network team will assist with ongoing responsibilities associated with various long-term and short-term projects, including editing reports and op-eds, identifying prospective members for the network, organizing information and events, and administrative assistance as needed. AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1555
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/11/2021 9:32 AM)
Gap Year Intern: Domestic Policy - AEI Housing Center The Housing Center’s gap year intern will work under Ed Pinto and Tobias Peter on research focusing on domestic housing, historical and current mortgage lending policies, and financial policy reform.   Primary assignments will include assistance with the maintenance of the center’s various indices and large databases; research support in the form of data management, retrieval, and analysis; editing contributing to scholarly papers, articles, and op-eds; creating and formatting charts and tables, graphic displays, and presentations.   The ideal candidate will have experience in data cleaning and analysis, succinct writing skills, an ability to multitask, experience using Excel and Stata, and will be comfortable working independently. Knowledge of ArcGIS, Python, R, Java, and/or SAS is preferred but not required. About the Gap Year Internship The gap year internship is geared toward recent college graduates who are looking to take a gap year to intern before pursuing graduate studies. Gap year interns are required to be in the office for 30-40 hours per week, and must be able to start in late May or early June and intern through May 2022. This is a paid position. Gap year interns must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
ID
2021-1551
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:42 PM)
Senior Fellow Karlyn Bowman is an expert on American politics and public opinion. Interns working for her will gain tremendous exposure to the study and understanding of American ideals through public opinion polling and how American perceptions have changed over time. The internship does not require previous polling experience, but it does require a heavy dose of intellectual curiosity as Bowman and her staff try to understand the American public — who they are, what they think, and how they are changing. Topics of research change every semester, with a mix of topical inquiries and long-term studies. The intern will assist with research for articles, research and planning of the AEI Polling Report (AEI’s monthly newsletter on public opinion), and research briefings on various topics. The ideal candidate will have an educational background in political science or a related field, strong research abilities, editorial experience, curiosity, and a self-directed work ethic. The department is looking for a candidate to become an equal member of the public opinion team and provide substantive input on current topics of interest.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1550
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:40 PM)
AEI’s Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies (SCCS) department supports research in the humanities and social sciences dedicated to strengthening and revitalizing America’s political, civic, and social institutions. The SCCS intern will assist with research for several SCCS scholars, fellows, and staff including researching primary and secondary sources using scholarly databases, drafting bibliographic reports around given topics, organizing and staffing webinars and other events that support the department’s mission, and helping with some administrative tasks. Those with interest in American history and political institutions with a background in history, political science, or political thought are encouraged to apply.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1549
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:31 PM)
AEI’s poverty studies program seeks to identify and promote policies to improve opportunity for low-income Americans. Poverty studies scholars analyze federal safety-net programs, including cash welfare, food assistance, and unemployment insurance. Scholars also study determinates of economic mobility and human flourishing, seeking to understand how core institutions such as work, family, faith, and community shape the lives of Americans. Internship duties will include specific research tasks for AEI poverty studies scholars and staff including retrieving and analyzing data, assisting with data-visualization projects, helping organize conferences and seminars, providing background research for reports and scholarly publication, and helping with some administrative tasks. Those with an interest in safety-net policy and a background in the economics or the social sciences are encouraged to apply.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1548
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:30 PM)
Research Fellow Daniel Cox is the director of the Survey Center on American Life, a project of the American Enterprise Institute, and an expert on polling and public opinion. He specializes in survey research, politics, youth culture and identity, and religion. Interns working for him have the opportunity to work on a range of different public opinion projects and gain exposure to different types of survey analysis techniques and various polling methodologies. The right candidate will have a basic understanding of survey research and data analysis and have some familiarity with SPSS, Stata, or another statistics program. The intern will assist in research for surveys and articles, clean and back code data, and provide support for ongoing research and survey projects. Topics of research change every semester, with a focus on religion, politics, and youth culture over time. The intern will become an integral part of the survey research team by helping identify new research questions in religion and politics and assisting in the development of research strategies and analysis of survey results. The ideal candidate will have an educational background in political science, statistics, or a related field; strong research abilities; some data experience; curiosity; and a self-directed work ethic. Experience with Stata or SPSS is preferred but not required.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1547
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:46 PM)
Vincent Smith is a visiting scholar and director of AEI’s Agriculture Policy Studies program and a professor of agricultural economics at Montana State University. The intern will work on projects with Smith involving the industrial history and relevant policy effects in the agriculture and maritime sectors. Projects will primarily deal with the effects of crop insurance and other subsidy programs on production decisions made by farms and the impacts of artificial market power on US domestic and foreign shipping markets. They also will involve analyzing programs such as in-kind benefit programs and research and development initiatives. These projects are truly unique to AEI. They are high-quality academic research projects that will be published in peer-reviewed journals, but they also are relevant to public policy. This position will require an interest in economics or history. The skills required for this work include familiarity with Microsoft Excel, knowledge of intermediate econometrics and statistics, interest in high-quality research and technical writing, and willingness to learn ArcGIS, Stata, and R. Familiarity with R, Stata, and ArcGIS is preferred but not strictly required.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1546
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:27 PM)
AEI education resident scholars Frederick M. Hess, Nat Malkus, and Beth Akers conduct research on the politics of education, the effect of the pandemic on the nation’s schools, higher education financing, and a host of related school reform and education policy issues.   An intern for AEI’s education team will assist with ongoing responsibilities associated with various long-term and short-term projects, including primary source research for reports and op-eds, editing, working with datasets, and administrative assistance as needed.   The ideal candidate will have strong research abilities, proficiency in Microsoft Excel, a high level of attention to detail, curiosity and willingness to learn and explore the world of education policy, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to multitask between various projects, and a clear interest in AEI and education policy.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1545
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:24 PM)
AEI’s Domestic Policy Studies department seeks a driven, research-oriented intern for Summer 2021. Interns will work closely with Resident Fellow Brent Orrell and other scholars to conduct research on skills needed for success in the modern economy and effective strategies to develop those skills in the American workforce. In addition, interns will research and highlight effective reentry programming to help connect formerly incarcerated individuals to gainful employment. Day-to-day tasks include conducting research for weekly publications, editing articles, providing background research for longer research projects, and assisting with various AEI events. The ideal candidate will possess strong research abilities, attention to detail, an interest in workforce development or criminal justice policy, curiosity, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to adapt to various projects and research.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1544
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:17 PM)
Stan Veuger is a resident scholar in AEI’s Economic Policy Studies program and a visiting lecturer at Harvard University. This position will work with Veuger and his research assistants on projects covering policy issues in both the United States and European Union. These projects will include topics such as fiscal federalism, migration, urban economics, labor economics, and other topics in economics and public finance. These projects are truly unique to AEI. They are high-quality academic research projects that will be published in peer-reviewed journals and are highly relevant to public policy. This position will require an interest in economics and/or mathematics. The skills required for this work include familiarity with Microsoft Excel, an interest in high-quality research and technical writing, and a willingness to learn or familiarity with ArcGIS and R. Familiarity with R, Stata, and ArcGIS is preferred but not required.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1543
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:15 PM)
AEI’s Foreign and Defense Policy Studies department is seeking an intern with a general interest in foreign policy research. The intern will assist Senior Fellow Danielle Pletka and Resident Fellow Marc Thiessen in research tasks for regular opinion columns, podcasts, long-term projects, and events. Typical research will relate to the Middle East, China, America’s role in the international community, and occasionally domestic politics. The intern will also provide research support for Director of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies Kori Schake on various foreign policy topics, including the Middle East, defense, and national security. Finally, the intern will occasionally help the department’s communications and audience development teams to measure the department’s output and draft promotional materials and newsletters. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, demonstrates strong analytical and writing skills, can work in a fast-paced environment, and has a passion for foreign affairs. Applicants should have a background and demonstrated interest in US foreign policy and national security. Experience with digital media and customer relations is a plus.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1542
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:12 PM)
This intern will work with four scholars covering topics in international security and South Asia studies.    The intern will assist research relating to South Asian politics, economics, and security issues. The intern will focus specifically on India but may also work on Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, or other regional topics. Tasks will include gathering news clips from Indian and international news sources, researching Indian political economy and demographics, fact-checking and editing articles, and producing literature reviews to support Sadanand Dhume’s regular column and book research.   The intern will also work with AEI scholars Ivana Stradner, Paul Wolfowitz, and Klon Kitchen on topics relating to American grand strategy, security, and technology. Research focuses on China, Eastern Europe, and Russia and requires adaptability and the ability to quickly process and summarize large volumes of information.   Desired skills: Familiarity with Excel, experience editing and fact-checking, and an ability to work quickly and with attention to detail. Hindu or Urdu language skills are a plus.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1541
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:10 PM)
Resident Scholar Leon Aron directs AEI’s Russian studies program. The Russian studies intern will be responsible for researching current events in Russian — particularly political and cultural changes since the fall of Communism, the Russian economy, and Russian foreign policy — to create a daily packet of analytical pieces that will help inform a longer-term understanding of the direction of Russian actions and policies. The intern will also conduct research in support of journal publications, op-eds, and books by AEI scholars and assist in organizing AEI conferences and panel discussions. The ideal intern candidate will have a strong interest in Russian current affairs, Russian history, and the history of ideas. A capacity and enthusiasm for archival research and Russian written language proficiency are necessary. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record, demonstrated interest in public policy, and prior research or office experience.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1540
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:04 PM)
The defense futures simulator intern will support the deployment and maintenance of a comprehensive defense spending simulator and work on issues related to the defense budget. They will be expected to support in-depth data collection and analysis. Database management experience is a plus. A background in data science and visualization tools is preferred but not required. In addition to supporting data collection and management for the defense futures simulator, this intern will support AEI Resident Fellow Elaine McCusker and Visiting Fellow William Greenwalt. These scholars specialize in defense management, budget, planning, and the defense industrial base. As such, interns in this role will be asked to perform independent research, author briefings, and analyze data on matters related to the technical execution of the defense budget.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1539
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:02 PM)
AEI Resident Fellow Mackenzie Eaglen specializes in defense strategy, budget, military readiness, and the defense industrial base. An intern in her department will assist with compiling and preparing background on issues of oversight for Congress, examining defense budget investments across the services, writing literature reviews, and completing data collection. Assignments may also include attending congressional hearings on the defense budget and responding to current events relating to military strategy issues. Candidates should have experience in analytic techniques, particularly in quantitative or statistical fields. Candidates must show demonstrated attention to detail. Ability to accurately and concisely summarize information is key, as is a desire to learn more about defense budgeting, force planning, acquisition, and defense reform. This team covers a broad range of defense issues; the ability to take the initiative and independently attack research questions will be crucial.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1538
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 3:00 PM)
The Middle East studies intern will conduct research in support of AEI Resident Scholars Michael Rubin and Kenneth Pollack. Rubin’s research interests span Morocco to Afghanistan, and his current research focus includes US policy in the Middle East and North Africa, Turkish politics, US relations with Iran, and Arab politics. Pollack’s research interests span the Arab world and Iran, particularly regarding US grand strategy in the Middle East, US engagement with Iraq, and Arab military effectiveness.   The Middle East studies intern will conduct research for book chapters, journal publications, magazine articles, and op-eds on issues related to Middle Eastern politics and US diplomatic and military policy in the region. The ideal intern candidate will have a strong academic record, demonstrated interest in the region, and prior published undergraduate or graduate research. An enthusiasm for open-source research and ability to translate Persian primary source documents to English are strongly preferred.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1537
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 2:58 PM)
The Latin America studies intern will conduct research in support of AEI’s Latin America Studies Program. Research topics will include political, economic, and security issues in Latin America and the Caribbean, such as transnational organized crime, illicit finance, economic development, trade and integration, and regional politics. The Latin America studies intern will conduct research in support of research papers and op-eds and provide administrative support as needed for public events and other program activities.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1536
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 2:57 PM)
Karen Young is a resident scholar at AEI, where she focuses on the political economy of the Middle East, the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (best known as the GCC), and the Arabian Peninsula. Her current research focuses on the future of Gulf economies, especially with diversification and liberalization. Interns will assist Young with research for her work on various projects, conducting research and collecting data. They can expect to work closely with Young and gain an in-depth understanding of macroeconomic issues in the Gulf region and the political economy in the larger Middle East and North Africa region. Interns will also assist with administrative tasks, such as event coordination, public outreach, and record keeping. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, demonstrate strong analytical and writing skills, and have experience working in a DC office environment. Applicants should have a background and demonstrated interest in Middle East studies and economics and a self-motivated work ethic and sense of academic curiosity. Experience with statistical software and digital media is a plus. Proficiency in Arabic is also a plus but not required.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. There will be two start dates for the summer program: June 1 and June 7. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1535
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/10/2021 2:54 PM)
This position provides research and communications support on the Salafi-jihadi movement and US counterterrorism strategy to AEI Resident Fellow and Critical Threats Project Adviser Katherine Zimmerman. The intern will assist in research on the Middle East and Africa, the Salafi-jihadi movement, and related US policy. The internship includes training modules to build and develop intelligence analysis tradecraft. Interested candidates must demonstrate strong writing and analytical skills and the ability to conduct independent research and work within a team. Initiative, work ethic, technological proficiency, and creativity are highly valued. Strong candidates will have relevant research background in area or security studies. The ability to research in Arabic is strongly desired.   AEI’s summer 2021 internship program will be conducted remotely– interns will need access to a personal computer and a stable internet connection. This position starts June 1. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around late August.   Intern Scholarship Program In the summer of 2021, AEI will offer up to six intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students who would not be able to do so without financial assistance to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until May 7. To apply for the scholarship, please click here.   About AEI Internships AEI internships offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to gain experience in research, writing, business, and communications at one of the nation’s leading think tanks. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.4 GPA from a top ranking college or university. AEI internships last a minimum of 10 weeks and interns are required to work 20-40 hours per week. AEI internships are unpaid; however, applicants may apply for the intern scholarship opportunity.
ID
2021-1534

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