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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/8/2020 11:28 AM)
AEI’s Economic Policy Studies department houses seven distinct scholars that work primarily on health policy, specifically James Capretta, Joe Antos, Thomas Miller, Sally Satel, Roger Bate, David Shaywitz, and Kirsten Axelsen. The scholars’ research associate, Sara Rogers, is seeking a part-time intern to assist in researching health policy reform at the local, state, and national levels.   This work directly supports AEI’s team of robust health care policy experts. The intern will be responsible for researching current health policy issues including the opioid crisis, out of pocket health expenditures, prescription drug pricing, e-cigarettes, Medicare and Medicaid, transparency, and health care cost reform. This intern will also assist with a monthly health policy newsletter, event planning, and publication promotion on behalf of the aforementioned scholars.  An intern in this position will possess a profound interest in health care, health care policy research, and economics. The skills required for this work include in-depth policy research experience, exceptional writing abilities, the ability to handle deadlines, a familiarity with Microsoft Excel, and a willingness to learn. Familiarity with R or Stata is preferred but not required.   Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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, interns receive complimentary breakfast and lunch each day and a monthly transportation stipend to assist with commuting costs.   AEI’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1437
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/1/2020 1:21 PM)
AEI’s Digital Strategy department manages the website, social media accounts, and content marketing strategy in the digital world. This position will work closely with the web development team in the Digital Strategy department on developing AEI’s website features and enhancements, helping with testing code releases, and working on technical documentation.   The person in this role will participate in the team’s project planning and is encouraged to drive his or her own projects. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial, passionate about web development, creative, interested in learning new technologies, and comfortable in taking initiative in a fast-paced environment.   Technical Qualifications - Knowledge of front-end web technologies such as JavaScript, CSS, and HTML - Prior experience with WordPress - Familiarity with GitHub - Technical writing experience - Skilled in using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint - Programming experience in PHP preferred, but not required - Bonus: Knowing how to write regular expressions Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1431
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:39 PM)
Research Fellow Daniel Cox is an expert on polling and public opinion at the American Enterprise Institute, where 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 be responsible for assisting in research for surveys and articles, cleaning and back coding data, and providing support for ongoing research and survey projects. Topics of research change every semester, with a focus on politics, community, 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 and data visualization experience; curiosity; and a self-directed work ethic. Experience with Stata and/or SPSS is preferred but not required.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1430
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:38 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 does require a heavy dose of intellectual curiosity as Karlyn 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 Political Report” (AEI’s monthly newsletter on public opinion), and research briefings on a variety of 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 to provide substantive input on current topics of interest.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1429
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:36 PM)
AEI’s Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies (SCCS) department seeks to better inform public policy by considering foundational questions in history, political philosophy, and constitutional theory alongside social analysis of culture, public opinion, and demographics.     Internship duties will include specific research tasks for several SCCS scholars, fellows, and staff, including researching in academic libraries, drafting bibliographic reports, organizing and staffing book events and other panels that support the department’s mission, and helping with some administrative tasks. Intern candidates must have excellent writing and analytical skills; a strong academic record in history, political thought, or religious studies; and a demonstrated interest in American social and political institutions.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1428
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:32 PM)
Bestselling author and columnist Jonah Goldberg writes on US politics and culture as a fellow at AEI. One of the most prominent conservative political commentators today, Goldberg frequently appears on television and radio, and his syndicated columns are circulated widely across the country. Interns will conduct research on a large range of policy-related topics to assist Goldberg with his columns, lectures, and media appearances. The ability to assist with the production of his podcast, “The Remnant with Jonah Goldberg,” is also of great benefit. The ideal candidate will either possess strong research, editing, and writing skills or will show a willingness to learn them, as well as a demonstrated interest in US politics, culture, and the media.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1426
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:30 PM)
AEI’s Poverty Studies program seeks to identify and develop better policies to improve the opportunities and welfare of low-income Americans. The Poverty Studies program analyzes the efficacy of federal safety-net programs, including cash welfare, food assistance, and unemployment insurance. Internship duties will include specific research tasks for AEI Poverty Studies scholars and staff including retrieving and analyzing data; creating and formatting charts, graphic displays, and tables; helping organize conferences and seminars related to poverty studies; assisting in 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 economics are encouraged to apply.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1425
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/25/2020 11:36 AM)
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.      This position 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 subsidies on firm survival and how specific policies changed the industry’s landscape for domestic firms over time. They also will involve analyzing programs such as subsidized insurance, in-kind benefit programs, research and development initiatives, and others. 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 and/or history. The skills required for this work include familiarity with Microsoft Excel, a knowledge of intermediate econometrics and statistics, an interest in high-quality research, technical writing, and a willingness to learn ArcGIS, Stata, and R. Familiarity with R, Stata, and ArcGIS is preferred but not strictly required.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1424
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:25 PM)
Resident Fellow Jason D. Delisle conducts research on higher education financing, particularly related to federal student aid policies, including student loans repayment, default rates, and Pell Grants. Current projects include studying the federal financial aid system, free-college proposals, student loan forgiveness, higher education funding, and the emergence of short-term programs and credentials.       An intern for AEI’s higher education team will assist with ongoing responsibilities associated with these projects, including short-term and long-term background research for reports. The intern will work with federal education datasets and will perform proofreading and administrative duties as needed.       The ideal candidate will have strong research abilities, attention to detail, an interest in higher education policy, curiosity and willingness to learn and explore the world of education policy, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to multitask between various tasks, projects, and research topics. The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, and candidates with experience researching federal legislation and regulations are preferred.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1422
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:22 PM)
AEI’s K–12 education policy team conducts research on school choice, education politics, and a host of related school reform issues. An intern in AEI’s Education Policy Studies department will assist with various long- and short-term projects, including primary source research, editing, and occasional administrative assistance. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record, research experience, a clear interest in AEI and the work of the AEI education team, an interest in K–12 education policy, and a high level of attention to detail.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1421
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:21 PM)
Resident Scholar Katharine Stevens leads AEI’s early childhood program, focusing on the research, policy, and politics of early care and education for children from birth through age 5. In particular, her work focuses on the role of early learning in advancing opportunity for disadvantaged children; the role of high-quality childcare in increasing mobility of working families and enabling two-generation human capital development, especially in disadvantaged communities; how brain science can best inform early childhood policy; and how federal programs can advance state-level innovation and leadership in early childhood.    An intern in early childhood department will assist with research and editing, event planning, and administrative tasks associated with this growing program. The ideal candidate will have strong research abilities; attention to detail; an interest in early childhood and family policy; curiosity and willingness to learn; strong interpersonal skills; and the ability to multitask and learn and adapt to a multitude of tasks, projects, and research topics.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1420
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:18 PM)
AEI’s Domestic Policy Studies Department seeks a driven, research-oriented intern for the fall of 2020. 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 will include conducting research for weekly publications, editing articles, providing background research for longer research projects, and assisting with a variety of 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 a variety of projects and research.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1419
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:12 PM)
AEI’s Foreign and Defense Policy 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—with a particular focus on the upcoming presidential election. The intern will also provide research support for Senior Vice President for 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.   Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1416
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:09 PM)
This intern will work with five 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 Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, or other regional topics as needed. 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 Hal Brands, Colin Dueck, Ivana Stradner, and Paul Wolfowitz on topics relating to American grand strategy and security. Research focuses on competition with Russia and China and requires an 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/Urdu language skills are a plus.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1415
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:07 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 and history and the history of ideas. A capacity and enthusiasm for archival research and reading fluency in Russian language are necessary. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record, demonstrated interest in public policy, and prior research or office experience.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1414
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:06 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 in compiling and preparing background on issues of oversight for Congress, examining defense budget investments across the services, and writing literature reviews and 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.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1413
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:04 PM)
The Middle East studies intern will conduct research in support of AEI Resident Scholars Michael Rubin and Kenneth Pollack. Michael 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. Kenneth Pollack’s research interests span the Arab world and Iran, particularly in regards to 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 is strongly preferred.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1412
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:02 PM)
The Latin America studies intern will conduct research in support of AEI’s Latin America Studies Program, including AEI Visiting Fellow Roger Noriega and AEI Research Fellow Ryan Berg. Research topics will include political, economic, and security issues in the region such as transnational organized crime, illicit finance, economic development, democratic backsliding, and regional politics. The Latin America studies intern will conduct research in support of research papers and op-eds and assist in organizing conferences and events.     The ideal candidate has a strong academic record, demonstrated interest in the region, prior research experience, and strong analytical and writing skills. Proficiency in Spanish is essential. Proficiency in Portuguese is a plus.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1411
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 5:01 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 coordinating events, 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.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1410
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/18/2020 4:31 PM)
Resident Scholar Nicholas Eberstadt focuses on global demographic trends 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 (especially HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer’s). Interns will do quantitative analysis, background research, fact-checking, and editing for articles and ongoing projects. Attention to detail and experience with Excel are a must; experience with STATA is highly desirable.    Fall 2020 Intern Scholarship In the fall of 2020, 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 Friday, July 24. 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’s fall 2020 internship program will be conducted fully remotely. There will be two start dates for the fall program — September 14 and September 21 — and the program will run for 10–12 weeks.
ID
2020-1408

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