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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/3/2024 2:31 PM)
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, Russia, and developing nations. He also researches North Korea, poverty in the United States, foreign aid, global health, and mortality. The intern will do quantitative analysis, background research, fact-checking, and editing for articles and ongoing projects. Experience with Python, R, or Stata and familiarity with Microsoft Excel are required. Professional working capacity in Mandarin is preferred.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
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2024-2246
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/22/2024 2:40 PM)
The AEI Housing Center’s intern will support Edward J. Pinto and Tobias Peter’s research on domestic housing, historical and current mortgage lending policies, and financial policy reform. Primary assignments will include assisting with maintaining the center’s various indexes and large databases; supporting research through data management, retrieval, and analysis; editing and contributing to scholarly papers, articles, and op-eds; creating and formatting charts and tables, graphic displays, and presentations; and performing other general Housing Center tasks. The ideal candidate will be able to multitask, have experience using Excel and Stata (or other statistical software), have succinct writing skills, and be comfortable working independently. Experience in data cleaning and analysis and knowledge of ArcGIS, Python, R, Java, and SAS is preferred but not required.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
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2024-2242
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/13/2024 2:52 PM)
The American Enterprise Institute’s Center for Technology, Science, and Energy seeks a driven, research-oriented intern to support the research of scholars James W. Coleman, L. Lynne Kiesling, Roger Pielke Jr., and Benjamin Zycher. Research topics may include climate governance, permitting reform, the electricity grid, and energy security. Intern duties will include conducting literature reviews, retrieving and analyzing data, editing and drafting materials, discussing research ideas, organizing conferences and seminars, and providing background research for reports and scholarly publications.   The ideal candidate will possess excellent research abilities, strong writing and editing skills, attention to detail, an interest in energy policy and science policy, strong interpersonal skills, and general curiosity. Experience with quantitative data analysis and data visualization is preferred.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
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2024-2226
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/6/2024 3:08 PM)
Work in the press office of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a distinguished Washington, DC, think tank. Learn about strategic media communication, track our scholars’ research, and familiarize yourself with the media landscape. AEI is a great place to learn about the interaction between government and media. Join a select intern program that offers unique learning experiences such as exposure to research in foreign policy, politics, economics, technology, and education; instruction about the media industry; and personal mentoring by the press team. Interns also have the opportunities to assist with media associates’ daily work, such as pitching to media outlets, and attend engaging discussions on today’s key issues.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
ID
2024-2222
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/6/2024 2:37 PM)
The Human Resources and Talent Development department at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks an in-person intern for spring 2024. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about promoting a superior employee experience and building human resources skills while promoting public policy ideas and AEI’s mission.   This intern will focus on numerous areas of human resources, including recruiting, benefits, the employee life cycle, and organizational culture. In contributing to broad human resources programs, the Human Resources and Talent Development intern will learn 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 - A demonstrated interest in public policy and the mission of AEI - A bachelor’s degree (or working toward a BA) in liberal arts, human resources, or a related discipline - Involvement in extracurricular activities or professional experience (e.g., internships and jobs) that demonstrates leadership skills - Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills - An ability to manage multiple simultaneous deadlines AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
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2024-2221
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(12/18/2023 3:05 PM)
The Critical Threats Project, led by Frederick W. Kagan, tracks and analyzes current and emerging challenges to American national security, particularly through regular open-source intelligence updates. Interns on the Middle East portfolio will support analysis of the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, Iran’s Axis of Resistance, and Iranian regional activities and domestic politics. Interns will be responsible for media monitoring and analysis, research, and intelligence collection.   Interested candidates should demonstrate strong writing and analytical skills and the ability to independently research and work on a team. Initiative, dedication to the project’s mission, an excellent work ethic, and creativity are highly valued. The ability to read and conduct research in Arabic, Hebrew, or Persian is highly desired but not required. Please include your weekly availability for the position in your cover letter. Summer CTP internships begin on May 28, 2024.   While the AEI Internship Program and all related programming will take place in-person in Washington, DC this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case by case basis. Please include your in-person/virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
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2023-2208
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 4 months ago(12/18/2023 3:00 PM)
The Critical Threats Project (CTP), 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 the Middle East. 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. Interns will also support the production of the weekly Salafi-Jihadi Movement Update.   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. Candidates who can intern 40 hours per week are preferred. Hours must fall within normal business hours Monday–Friday. Please include your weekly availability for the position in your cover letter. Summer CTP internships begin on May 28, 2024.   While the AEI Internship Program and all related programming will take place in-person in Washington, DC this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case by case basis. Please include your in-person/virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
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2023-2207
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/28/2023 12:04 PM)
The Agricultural Policy Studies Center at the American Enterprise Institute, directed by Vincent H. Smith, examines agriculture, trade, and rural policy through the lens of applied economics. We focus on the effects of policies in agricultural, maritime, and related sectors, especially policies authorized under the farm bill and implemented by the US Department of Agriculture. Past projects have dealt with the effects of crop insurance and other subsidy programs on farms’ production decisions and of artificial market power on US domestic and foreign shipping markets. Projects may also involve analyzing in-kind benefit programs and research and development initiatives.   This position requires an interest in economics, agriculture, or public policy. The skills required for this work include familiarity with Microsoft Excel, knowledge of intermediate econometrics and statistics, interest in high-quality research and technical writing, and a willingness to develop skills in Stata and R. Familiarity with Stata and R is preferred but not strictly required.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
ID
2023-2201
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/17/2023 10:34 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute’s Center for Opportunity and Social Mobility seeks driven, research-oriented summer 2024 interns for its workforce development team. Interns will work closely with Senior Fellow Brent Orrell and staff to research the intersectional domain of workforce development policy. Current projects include analyzing the present and future of work; the skills needed for success in the modern workforce; the continuing effects of COVID-19, automation, and economic trends on employment; worker attitudes and workplace culture; work as a pathway to economic mobility; and workforce issues relating to dislocated and “hidden” workers, including veterans, youth, the elderly, persons with disabilities, and the neurodiverse. Interns may also engage with certain criminal-justice-related topics, such as recidivism, desistance, and prisoner reentry, that pertain to broader team initiatives.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
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2023-2197
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/17/2023 10:28 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute’s Center on Opportunity and Social Mobility (COSM) seeks a driven, research-oriented data intern for summer 2024. The intern will work closely with COSM scholars Kevin Corinth and Scott Winship and COSM staff on quantitative, empirically driven, and policy-informing research that aims to improve opportunity and mobility for low-income Americans. The data intern will assist with studying the determinants of economic mobility and human flourishing in America. The COSM data intern will interact with a variety of research and policy areas, including: - Federal safety-net programs such as cash welfare, food assistance, and unemployment insurance; - Trends in social capital in America; and - Determinants of economic mobility and human flourishing. The ideal COSM data intern is: - Interested in learning more about antipoverty and opportunity policy, - Motivated and comfortable working independently, - Open to learning new skills on the job, - Detail oriented, and - Effective at communication. The COSM data intern will be expected to: - Retrieve and analyze datasets, - Assist with data-visualization projects, - Produce literature reviews and memos, - Complete administrative and logistical tasks, - Perform background research for reports and scholarly publications, and - Fact-check and edit op-eds and blog posts. Successful applicants should have: - A foundational understanding of statistics and mathematics applicable to economics and public policy research, - Completed coursework to understand or have experience with using STATA for public policy, and - Demonstrated fluency in STATA and proficiency in statistics. The ideal candidate for this internship will have a passion for understanding trends in poverty and mobility as well as engaging in policy-applicable research through data analysis and quantitative methods.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
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2023-2194
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/17/2023 10:26 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Development department is AEI’s fundraising apparatus, which attracts and manages financial support for all AEI initiatives and operations. AEI is supported by individuals, foundations, and corporations that share AEI’s core values—free people, free markets, and American global leadership—and engage with the Institute through private and public events, publications, personal meetings, and more.   Development interns will assist with researching prospective donors to evaluate capacity and organizational alignment, executing donor outreach mailings and communications, and performing administrative tasks to execute Development events. The interns will also play an important role in maintaining the capabilities of the team’s donor database. The interns will achieve an understanding of Development operations and gain exposure to a unique and highly successful fundraising model. Interns are encouraged to network with colleagues within and beyond the department and participate in scholarly events at the Institute, in addition to attending intern-specific programming.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
ID
2023-2193
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/17/2023 10:17 AM)
American Enterprise Institute Senior Fellow Mackenzie Eaglen specializes in defense strategy, defense budgets, military readiness, and the defense industrial base. Interns on the military strategy and US defense budget team will assist with compiling and preparing background on issues of congressional oversight, examining defense-budget investments across the services, drafting memos and report text, and collecting data. 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, Microsoft Excel, and quantitative or statistical fields. Candidates must demonstrate attention to detail and possess the ability to write and summarize information concisely, accurately, and creatively. A desire to learn more about defense budgeting, force planning, acquisition, and defense reform is key. This team covers a broad range of defense issues, so the ability to take initiative and independently attack research questions is crucial.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
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2023-2188
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/15/2023 11:23 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) coalitions team helps AEI scholars connect their research with audiences inside and outside Washington, DC. We focus on getting scholarly work from the website to the community. Interns must have a startup mentality and an ability to identify new ways to add value across the organization. The most successful interns will be interested in and familiar with AEI scholars’ work, exhibit strong writing and organizational skills, and be curious about nonprofit management and public relations.   Duties will include facilitating conferences and events for AEI’s contacts in DC and across the country, writing weekly communications for core AEI constituencies, identifying opportunities to develop new partnerships with organizations around the United States, completing data entry in Salesforce, and assisting with other short- and long-term projects. Projects can include assisting with planning and executing a regional summit, maintaining contact records, and researching ways to add value to coalitions programming. The coalitions interns must be available to complete the internship in person.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
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2023-2183
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/15/2023 10:56 AM)
The Coalition Defense of Taiwan intern will conduct research in support of American Enterprise Institute scholar Dan Blumenthal and others. The portfolio focuses on US defense policy and security issues in the Indo-Pacific, including China’s military modernization, interests and objectives of US allies, and cross-Strait relations. Key responsibilities may include: - Monitoring political and military developments in the region, - Researching historical and contemporary events, - Supporting preparation for future tabletop exercises and wargames, - Compiling sources in English and Chinese, and - Collecting and organizing data. The ideal candidate will possess: - A demonstrated interest in policy issues around cross-Strait relations and Asian security challenges, - Research experience in defense studies or related internship experience, - Close attention to detail, - The ability to work independently, and - A positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills. AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
ID
2023-2177
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/15/2023 10:51 AM)
The American Enterprise Institute seeks interns to work with two scholars covering topics in international security and South Asian studies. The interns will support Senior Fellow Sadanand Dhume’s regular column and book research on South Asian politics, economics, and security. Projects will focus on India but may also include Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and other regional topics. Tasks will include gathering news clips from Indian and international news sources; researching Indian politics, economic issues, and demographics; fact-checking and editing articles; and producing literature reviews. The interns may also be asked to help with individual research tasks pertaining to Senior Fellow Michael Rubin’s work.   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.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
ID
2023-2176
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/15/2023 10:44 AM)
The Middle East studies intern will conduct research in support of Kenneth M. Pollack, senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Mr. Pollack’s research spans the Arab world and Iran, particularly 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 relevant language skills are strongly preferred.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
ID
2023-2173
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/15/2023 10:05 AM)
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’s research with targeted audiences across the country to effectively advance important policy solutions. The communications intern works with the communications strategist to ensure the department runs efficiently and advance various communication and marketing projects. The intern will also work with the media relations team to track developing news and scholars’ research. The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, meticulous, and versatile. This intern will have the opportunity to meet and network with the senior communications staff and receive personal mentoring from the communications and media relations teams.   AEI’s summer 2024 internship program will have three start dates: May 14, 21, and 28, 2024. While the AEI internship program and all related programming will take place in person in Washington, DC, this spring, virtual interns may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please include your in-person or virtual preference in your cover letter.   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 have a 3.4 GPA or higher from a top-ranking college or university. The AEI internship program runs 12 weeks. Please see the internship program home page for updates about the program.   If you are interested in an AEI internship, you might also be interested in applying for AEI’s Summer Honors Program! AEI’s Summer Honors Program is an intensive, fully-funded educational and professional development opportunity for top undergraduate students. Situated in the heart of Washington, DC, this program provides participants the opportunity to connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI–one of America’s preeminent policy think tanks. This will occur during an intensive one-week seminar led by an AEI scholar or partner instructor. All undergraduates, including Winter 2023 and Spring 2024 graduates are eligible to apply for this terrific paid one-week program. The Early Decision deadline is February 1 and the Regular Decision deadline is March 1. AEI internships can be done in conjunction with Summer Honors Program. Please visit https://www.aei.org/shp/ to learn more.
ID
2023-2172

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