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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/22/2022 5:12 PM)
The Asian studies intern will conduct research in support of American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Nonresident Senior Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro and Jeane Kirkpatrick Visiting Fellow Sheena Chestnut Greitens. The Asian Studies portfolio focuses primarily on US defense policy and security issues in the Indo-Pacific. Key responsibilities may include monitoring security developments in the region, compiling sources in English and Chinese, collecting and organizing data for long-term projects, and drafting memos and annotated bibliographies.   The ideal candidate will possess: - A demonstrated interest in Asian studies, - Research experience in defense and military studies or related internship experience, - Close attention to detail, - The ability to work independently, and - A positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills.    Full working proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is required. Additional language skills are beneficial but not required. There is a 25–hour minimum requirement for this position, with full-time availability preferred. Please include your availability in your cover letter.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1890
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/15/2022 11:37 AM)
Academic Programs connects undergraduate institutions, faculty, and students across the country to the work of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and the broader Washington, DC, public policy world. Duties include supporting the planning and execution of program events, compiling internal surveys, and preparing for the 2023 Summer Honors Program. Other responsibilities might include researching college campuses, managing databases, and providing logistical support for events hosted in DC and virtually. Strong candidates will demonstrate familiarity with and appreciation for AEI, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and an interest in today’s pressing public policy issues. Proficiency in Excel, report writing, social media, and database management is preferred.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1883
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/1/2022 2:52 PM)
The American Enterprise Institute’s (AEI) Human Resources and Talent Development team seeks an in-person, full-time intern for fall 2022. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about promoting a superior employee experience and building human resources skills, all while promoting top-notch public policy ideas and the mission of AEI.    This position will focus on numerous areas of human resources—from recruiting to talent and onboarding, off-boarding, wellness, and culture. In contributing to broad human resources programs, the HR and Talent Development intern will learn invaluable skills for a career in human resources, business, operations, or management in a think tank environment.   This is a great opportunity for someone who is motivated by delivering high-quality, meticulous results, proactively communicating with colleagues at all levels, and exhibiting extraordinary customer service skills. Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and a high level of discretion are paramount.    Preferred Qualifications: - Demonstrated interest in public policy and the mission of AEI - Bachelor’s degree (or working toward a BA) in liberal arts, human resources, or a related discipline - Involvement in extracurricular or professional experience (internships, jobs, etc.) that demonstrates leadership skills and ability - Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills; ability to manage and multiple simultaneous deadlines There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1879
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/23/2022 9:32 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute’s FREE Initiative seeks to build and share new insights on the role of family, religion, education, and entrepreneurship in the development of young Americans. In addition to drawing insights from the cutting-edge research at AEI, the FREE Initiative maintains a network of exemplary leaders who have leveraged their spheres of influence to revitalize community life and guide kids into a better future. The FREE Initiative is committed to building partnerships between policymakers, cultural leaders, and local influencers to help more young Americans move up the economic ladder and access flourishing social institutions.   Intern duties will include assisting with conference and event organization, providing support in coalition-building efforts, editing a podcast, sourcing background research for reports and articles, and performing some administrative tasks. Candidates with an interest in public policy and a background in economics, philosophy, or the social sciences are encouraged to apply.   AEI’s fall 2021 internship cohort and related programming will take place in person at our office in Washington, DC. However, some positions may join our program remotely on a case-by-case basis. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are interested in participating in our cohort remotely.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2021. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2021, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 18. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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
2022-1878
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/23/2022 9:25 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks an intern to assist scholars in its Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies department. Scholars in the department research self-government, constitutionalism, and the state of American social, political, and civic life.   The intern will primarily assist AEI Senior Fellow Matt Continetti, but will also assist other scholars as needed. Mr. Continetti specializes in American political thought and history, with a particular emphasis on the history of the Republican Party and conservative movement during the 20th century. The intern will conduct research on various political and historical topics to assist Mr. Continetti with his opinion pieces, media appearances, and long-term research initiatives. Additional substantive responsibilities may include drafting and/or editing policy-related documents, and assisting with book projects. The intern will also assist with administrative tasks, including scheduling and event planning.   The ideal candidate will possess strong research, writing, and editing skills. Applicants should also have a demonstrated interest in American history, politics, and current events. Exceptional organizational skills—as well as a strong work ethic, and a desire to learn—are required.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.  
ID
2022-1877
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/22/2022 8:55 AM)
On a day to day basis, the conferencing team is responsible for the planning of events, the reservation of meeting spaces, ordering food and beverage, event set-up, event materials, and audio visual equipment and services.    The Audio Visual Production Intern will work directly with the Senior Audio Visual Production Manager, the Audio Visual Production Associate, and the events team to aid in the set-up, breakdown and planning of events.  The role of the Audio Visual Production Intern will rely heavily on a positive attitude, treating your co-workers as clients, and excellent “customer service”.  All equipment and services are expected to be provided in a polite, friendly, and professional manner.  This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate that is interested in creative problem solving.  The mission of the Audio Visual Production Intern is to both learn about audio visual equipment and services, as well as focus on the goal of communications for AEI.  Forms of communication and  implementing audio visuals, could be as simple as setting up a Polycom speaker phone to more complicated tasks like controlling a multi-camera livestream broadcast.   Duties of the Audio Visual Production intern: Assist the Audio Visual Production associate with set up and breakdown of HD displays, laptops, cabling, robotic cameras, video switchers, digital audio consoles, microphones, audio systems, video systems, backup recordings, PowerPoint presentations, Keynote presentations, video distribution amplifiers, livestreaming via Youtube with Livestream Studio encoder , Polycoms, Skype, ambient music, Zoom, Webex, etc.  Showing up on time, in the proper attire, with a positive attitude, and a willingness to learn will go a long way!   Skills: -Basic AV skills: connecting a laptop to a display, knowing the difference between an SDI cable and an XLR cable, working in an aesthetically pleasing manner (taping down cables, etc.) -general knowledge of video and audio systems -general proficiency with PowerPoint is a plus -customer service with the public and your co-workers -general knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus -general knowledge of webcasting using Youtube and Livestream Studio is a plus -ability to learn and embrace new technologies -attention to detail   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1873
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 12:10 PM)
The Critical Threats Project, led by Senior Fellow Frederick W. Kagan, tracks and analyzes current and emerging challenges to American national security. The internship will focus on supporting the project’s research efforts on the global Salafi-jihadi movement, including al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and affiliated groups. Research will include open-source tracking and analysis of Salafi-jihadi activity and related political and security developments with a focus on Africa, Asia, and Yemen. Interns will assist in research for long-term projects and will work with other team members to produce analytical and data products for criticalthreats.org. The internship includes educational modules for developing intelligence analysis tradecraft. Interested candidates should demonstrate strong writing and analytical skills, the ability to conduct independent research, and the ability to work on a team. Initiative, dedication to the project’s mission, work ethic, technological proficiency, and creativity are highly valued. The ability to read and conduct research in Arabic and French is desired but not required.   There is a 30-hour minimum requirement for this position. Hours must fall within normal business hours Monday–Friday. Please include your weekly availability for the position in your cover letter.   This position begins September 6, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1854
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 12:06 PM)
The Critical Threats Project, led by Senior Fellow Frederick W. Kagan, tracks and analyzes current and emerging challenges to American national security. The Iran portfolio includes research on Iran’s armed forces and security structure, nuclear program, domestic politics, foreign affairs, and economy. Interns will be responsible for monitoring Iranian media, translating, assisting and conducting research, and verbally briefing analysis. The internship includes educational modules for developing intelligence analysis tradecraft. Interested candidates should demonstrate strong writing and analytical skills, the ability to conduct independent research, and the ability to work on a team. Initiative, dedication to the project’s mission, work ethic, technology proficiency, and creativity are highly valued. The ability to read and conduct research in Persian is highly desired but not required.   This position begins September 6, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1853
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 12:03 PM)
The Critical Threats Project (CTP), led by Senior Fellow Frederick W. Kagan, tracks and analyzes current and emerging threats to American national security. The intern will fulfill operations projects and tasks under CTP’s Program Manager, gaining skills transferrable to many professions.   The intern will curate content on our website (www.criticalthreats.org) and review website and social media work. Social media work will include researching and implementing new creative strategies to increase social media engagement, monitoring and reporting on the success of social media initiatives, and identifying trends to maximize impact. The intern will also monitor current developments in areas relevant to CTP and may produce weekly briefings about major events, with a particular focus on how mainstream media frames those events. The intern will also further develop the team’s knowledge management by creating and refining procedures documents. The intern will work on additional special projects as required.   The intern will gain exposure to a range of foreign-policy issues while developing their communication, public speaking, writing, and advanced computer skills (including Excel and basic HTML). Interested candidates should demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, logic skills, and attention to detail. Successful candidates will have an eye toward continuous improvement and enjoy coordinating many moving parts.   There is a 15 to 20–hour minimum requirement for this position. Hours must fall within normal business hours Monday–Friday. Please include your weekly availability for the position in your cover letter.   This position begins September 6, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
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2022-1851
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 11:58 AM)
The intern will assist Distinguished Senior Fellow Danielle Pletka and Senior Fellow Marc A. 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.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1850
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 11:54 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks an intern who will assist Nicholas Eberstadt, the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy. Dr. Eberstadt focuses on global demographic trends, human capital, and economic development, with a current emphasis on China, India, and other developing nations. He also researches North Korea, poverty in the United States, foreign aid, and global health and mortality. The intern will do quantitative analysis, background research, fact-checking, and editing for articles and ongoing projects. Attention to detail, experience with either Stata or Python, and familiarity with Microsoft Excel are required.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1849
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 11:52 AM)
As part of the Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies department at the American Enterprise Institute, Senior Fellow Chris Stirewalt and Nonresident Fellow Sean Trende research politics, public opinion, demographic change, and media trends. The intern assisting them will gain tremendous experience analyzing current and historical political issues while strengthening their writing, editing, and quantitative analysis skills. Projects include assisting with book and report research, helping produce the Ink Stained Wretches podcast, editing and fact-checking, and planning in-person and virtual events.   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. Attention to detail and familiarity with current events, particularly on Capitol Hill and in the White House, are crucial for success in this internship. The department is looking for a candidate to become an equal member of the politics and public opinion team and to provide substantive input on current topics of interest. Familiarity with statistical programs such as R, Stata, or Tableau is a plus.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1848
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 11:51 AM)
The Conservative Education Reform Network (CERN) is a nationwide membership organization of conservative leaders in education at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). CERN’s mission is to link practitioners, scholars, elected officials, funders, and advocates and equip them with the knowledge, ideas, and connections they need to lead the charge for educational improvement. The network is chaired by Frederick M. Hess and directed by Max Eden.   AEI education scholars Beth Akers, Mr. Eden, Dr. Hess, Nat Malkus, and Robert Pondiscio engage with the network by sharing research, facilitating conversations, and hosting events with members to preserve the integrity of public education, advance principles of liberty and pluralism, and equip the next generation to carry the responsibility and enjoy the blessings of American citizenship.   An intern for the CERN team will assist with various long- and short-term projects by editing reports and op-eds, identifying prospective members for the network, organizing information and events, and providing administrative assistance as needed.   The ideal candidate will have strong written communication skills, keen attention to detail, curiosity and a willingness to learn about education policy, exceptional interpersonal skills, the ability to multitask among various projects, and a clear interest in coalition building, AEI, and education policy.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1847
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 11:45 AM)
The Asian securities intern at the American Enterprise Institute will conduct research in support of Senior Fellow and Director of Asian Studies Dan Blumenthal. The Asian securities portfolio focuses on US defense policy and security issues in the Indo-Pacific, including China’s military modernization, Chinese coercion and influence in Asia, and US-China technology competition.   Key responsibilities may include: - Monitoring military developments in the region, - Researching historical and contemporary events, - Compiling sources in English and Chinese, and - Collecting and organizing data. The ideal candidate will possess: - A demonstrated interest in Asian securities, - Research experience in defense and military studies or related internship experience, - Close attention to detail, - The ability to work independently, and - A positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills. Working proficiency in Mandarin is helpful but not required. The position is part-time, with a requirement of around 20 hours per week.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1845
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 11:41 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks an intern to work with two fellows covering topics in international security and South Asian studies. The intern will support Senior Fellow Sadanand Dhume’s regular column and book research on South Asian politics, economics, and security issues. Projects will focus on India but may also include 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. The intern will also support Senior Fellow Paul Wolfowitz’s research on American grand strategy, history, security, and technology.   This research will focus on China and the Middle East and requires adaptability and the ability to quickly process and summarize large volumes of information. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, experience editing and fact-checking, and an ability to work quickly and with attention to detail are desired. Hindu or Urdu language skills are a plus.    There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1843
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 11:37 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks an intern to assist bestselling author and columnist Jonah Goldberg, who writes on US politics and culture as a fellow at AEI. One of the most prominent conservative political commentators today, Mr. Goldberg frequently appears on television and radio, and his syndicated columns are circulated widely across the country. The intern will conduct research on a large range of policy-related topics to assist Mr. Goldberg with his columns, lectures, and media appearances, most of which are published at the media company he cofounded in 2019, the Dispatch. The intern will also assist with the production of Mr. Goldberg’s podcast, The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg, and coedit his twice-weekly newsletter, the G-File. The ideal candidate will either possess strong research, editing, and writing skills or show a willingness to learn these skills. A demonstrated interest in US politics, culture, and the media is also required.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1841
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 11:36 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks an intern who will support the deployment and maintenance of the Defense Futures Simulator, a comprehensive defense-spending simulator. This intern will support Senior Fellow Elaine McCusker and Nonresident Senior Fellow William C. Greenwalt, who specialize in defense management, defense budgets, planning, and the defense industrial base. The intern will be asked to perform independent research, author briefings, and data collection and analysis on matters related to the technical execution of the defense budget.   Database management experience is a plus. A background in data science and visualization tools is preferred but not required.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1840
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 12:16 PM)
The communications department at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) works with scholars to craft visual, video, digital, and audio products to accompany and promote their research. The team connects AEI scholars and their research with targeted audiences across the country to build scholars’ presence where it truly matters. The intern will help the communications coordinator with product promotion, podcast production, and audience development. The intern will also work with the media relations team to assist with media communication and track scholars’ research. The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, meticulous, and versatile. The communications intern will have the opportunity to meet and network with the senior communications staff and receive personal mentoring from the communications and media relations team.    There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1839
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 11:29 AM)
The office of the president at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is seeking an intern for the coming semester. Robert Doar, the president and Morgridge Scholar at AEI, is a former social-service administrator whose primary scholarly interest is poverty. He is an active and respected participant in the ongoing national debate about social spending and welfare reform.   Mr. Doar and his staff support the work of AEI’s scholars and promote our fundamental values of limited government, economic opportunity, and American global leadership. The intern will work closely with the executive office staff to complete a broad range of important assignments that intersect with the work of AEI’s research teams and that of our communications and outreach departments. Internship duties include researching topics in American politics, social policy, and poverty; summarizing and evaluating reports and scholarly publications; providing timely writing and editorial support; helping organize and staff events; and assisting with various administrative tasks.   The ideal candidate will have an exceptional academic background in history, political science, American studies, or a related field; excellent writing and copyediting skills; experience in public policy research or political communications; and an appreciation of AEI’s mission and history.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1838
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/5/2022 11:26 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks an intern who will assist Philip Wallach, a senior fellow in the Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies department. Dr. Wallach studies America’s separation of powers, with a focus on regulatory policy issues and the relationship between Congress and the administrative state. His current research focuses on the past, present, and future of Congress, seeking to recover its unique importance in our constitutional order.   The intern will assist Dr. Wallach’s work on Congress by researching primary and secondary sources using scholarly databases and academic libraries, analyzing scholarship on Congress from fields such as history and political science, editing, writing, organizing events, and providing administrative assistance as needed.   The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in American history and political institutions; a background in history, political science, or political thought; strong research and writing abilities; intellectual curiosity; and a self-directed work ethic.   There will be two start dates for the fall program: September 13 and September 20, 2022. The program will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, although most interns’ end dates fall around mid-December. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.   Intern Scholarship Program In the fall of 2022, AEI will offer up to 12 intern candidates a $1,000 monthly living stipend as part of a need-based scholarship program. Our hope is to allow students to reap the academic, professional, and personal benefits of interning at AEI with the added support of financial assistance. Applicants may fill out a scholarship application at any time during the application, interview, or hiring process. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until August 22. 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 will generally possess a 3.4 GPA or higher 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. Please see the internship homepage for more updates about the program.
ID
2022-1837

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