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Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:53 PM)
Philip Wallach is a resident scholar in AEI’s Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies department studying 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.   Interns will primarily assist Dr. Wallach’s work on Congress, which will include 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.   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.  
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2021-1636
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:50 PM)
AEI’s poverty studies program seeks to identify and promote policies to improve opportunities for low-income Americans. Poverty studies scholars analyze federal safety-net programs such as cash welfare, food assistance, and unemployment insurance. Scholars also study determinates of economic mobility and human flourishing, seeking to understand how core institutions such as work, family, faith, and community shape Americans’ lives.   Internship duties will include research tasks such as retrieving and analyzing data, assisting with data visualization projects, helping organize conferences and seminars, providing background research for reports and scholarly publications, and helping with some administrative tasks. Those with an interest in safety-net policy and a background in economics 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.
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2021-1635
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:48 PM)
Research Fellow Daniel Cox is the director of the Survey Center on American Life — a project of the American Enterprise Institute — and an expert on polling and public opinion. He specializes in survey research, politics, youth culture and identity, and religion. This intern will have the opportunity to work on a range of different public opinion projects and gain exposure to different types of survey analysis techniques and polling methodologies.   The right candidate will have a basic understanding of survey research and data analysis and some familiarity with SPSS, Stata, or another statistics program. The intern will assist in research for surveys and articles, clean and back code data, and provide support for ongoing research and survey projects. Topics of research change every semester, with a broad focus on religion, politics, and youth culture. The intern will become an integral part of the survey research team by helping identify new research questions in religion and politics and assisting in the development of research strategies and analysis of survey results.   The ideal candidate will have an educational background in political science, statistics, or a related field; strong research abilities; some data experience; curiosity; and a self-directed work ethic. Experience with Stata or SPSS is preferred but not required.   AEI’s 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.
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2021-1634
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:45 PM)
Vincent H. Smith is a visiting scholar and director of AEI’s agriculture policy studies program and a professor of agricultural economics at Montana State University.   The intern will work on projects with Dr. Smith involving the industrial history and relevant policy effects in the agriculture and maritime sectors. Projects will primarily deal with the effects of crop insurance and other subsidy programs on production decisions made by farms and the impacts of artificial market power on US domestic and foreign shipping markets. They also will involve analyzing programs such as in-kind benefit programs and research and development initiatives. These projects are truly unique to AEI. They are high-quality academic research projects that will be published in peer-reviewed journals, but they also are relevant to public policy.   This position requires an interest in economics or history. The skills required for this work include familiarity with Microsoft Excel, knowledge of intermediate econometrics and statistics, interest in high-quality research and technical writing, and a willingness to develop skills in ArcGIS, Stata, and R. Familiarity with ArcGIS, Stata, and R is preferred but not strictly required.   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
2021-1633
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:43 PM)
AEI Education’s Conservative Education Reform Network (CERN) is a nationwide membership organization of conservative leaders in education. CERN’s mission is to link practitioners, scholars, elected officials, funders, and advocates to 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’s education scholars — Frederick M. Hess, Nat Malkus, Beth Akers, Max Eden, 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 better equip the next generation to carry the responsibility and enjoy the blessings of American citizenship.   An intern for the CERN team will assist with ongoing responsibilities associated with various long-term and short-term projects, including editing reports and op-eds, identifying prospective members for the network, organizing information and events, and providing administrative assistance as needed.   The ideal candidate will have strong written communication skills, a high level of attention to detail, curiosity and willingness to learn and explore the world of education policy, exceptional interpersonal skills, the ability to multitask between various projects, and a clear interest in coalition building, AEI, and education policy.   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
2021-1632
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:41 PM)
AEI Education Policy Studies senior fellows Frederick M. Hess, Nat Malkus, and Beth Akers research the politics of education, the pandemic’s effect on the nation’s schools, higher education financing, and a host of related school reform and education policy issues.   An intern for AEI’s education team will assist with ongoing responsibilities associated with various long-term and short-term projects, including conducting primary source research for reports and op-eds, editing, working with datasets, and providing administrative assistance as needed. The ideal candidate will have strong research abilities, proficiency in Microsoft Excel, a high level of attention to detail, curiosity and willingness to learn and explore the world of education policy, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to multitask between various projects, and a clear interest in AEI and education policy.   AEI’s 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.
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2021-1631
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:39 PM)
AEI’s Domestic Policy Studies department seeks a driven, research-oriented intern for fall 2021. Interns will work closely with Resident Fellow Brent Orrell and other scholars to conduct research on the skills needed for success in the modern economy and effective strategies to develop those skills in the American workforce. In addition, interns will research effective reentry programming for connecting formerly incarcerated individuals to gainful employment.   Day-to-day tasks include conducting research for weekly publications, editing articles, providing background research for longer research projects, and assisting with AEI events. The ideal candidate will possess strong research abilities, attention to detail, an interest in workforce development or criminal justice policy, curiosity, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to adapt to various projects and research.   AEI’s 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.
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2021-1630
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:35 PM)
Interns for the AEIdeas blog will have two primary responsibilities: (1) to assist with research-related tasks, including preparing for podcast interviews and collecting policy information from journalistic and academic sources, and (2) to assist with administrative maintenance of the blog, such as editing, formatting posts, and searching for applicable media (i.e., photos, videos, charts, etc.). This position will offer the intern an opportunity to deepen their policy knowledge in a variety of subject areas and hone their journalistic and editing skills. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of and enthusiasm for current events and public policy and some experience with blogging and editing. Experience with podcast production or audio editing is a plus.   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
2021-1629
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:26 PM)
AEI’s Foreign and Defense Policy Studies department is seeking an intern with a general interest in foreign policy research.   The intern will assist Senior Fellow Danielle Pletka and Resident Fellow Marc 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.   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
2021-1627
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:25 PM)
This intern will work with two scholars covering topics in international security and South Asian studies.   The intern will assist research on South Asian politics, economics, and security issues. They will focus specifically on India, but may also work on Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, or other regional topics. Tasks will include gathering news clips from Indian and international news sources, researching Indian political economy and demographics, fact-checking and editing articles, and producing literature reviews to support Sadanand Dhume’s regular column and book research.   The intern will also work with AEI Visiting Scholar Paul Wolfowitz on topics relating to 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 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 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.
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2021-1626
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:23 PM)
This intern will work with two scholars covering topics related to technology and international security.     The intern will assist research relating to Chinese, Russian, and American approaches to technology and international competition. The intern will focus on topics related to quantum computing, AI development, and disinformation campaigns to support Resident Fellow Klon Kitchen’s research and work. The intern will also assist Jean Kirkpatrick Fellow Ivana Stradner’s work on Russian hybrid warfare campaigns in Eastern Europe and beyond, as well as her work on international law and institutions.   Tasks will include gathering clips from various news sources, researching the technical dimensions of emerging tech, fact-checking and editing articles, producing memos and literature reviews to support the scholars’ research, and some limited administrative tasks.    Desired skills: Strong editing and fact-checking experience, and an ability to work quickly and with attention to detail. Experience in emerging tech fields and Mandarin language skills are a plus.   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.
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2021-1625
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:21 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 and assist in organizing AEI conferences and panel discussions.   The ideal intern candidate will have a strong interest in Russian current affairs, Russian history, and the history of ideas. A capacity and enthusiasm for archival research and reading fluency in Russian are necessary. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record, demonstrated interest in public policy, and prior research or office experience.   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
2021-1624
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:18 PM)
The Defense Futures Simulator intern will support the deployment and maintenance of a comprehensive defense-spending simulator and work on issues related to the defense budget. They will also support in-depth data collection and analysis. Database management experience is a plus. A background in data science and visualization tools is preferred but not required.   In addition to supporting data collection and management for the Defense Futures Simulator, this intern will support AEI Resident Fellow Elaine McCusker and Visiting Fellow William Greenwalt. These scholars specialize in defense management, defense budgets, planning, and the defense industrial base. As such, interns in this role will be asked to perform independent research, author briefings, and data analysis on matters related to the technical execution of the defense budget.   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
2021-1623
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:17 PM)
AEI Resident Fellow Mackenzie Eaglen specializes in defense strategy, defense budgets, military readiness, and the defense industrial base. An intern in her department will assist with compiling and preparing background on issues of oversight for Congress, examining defense budget investments across the services, writing literature reviews, and completing data collection. Assignments may also include attending congressional hearings on the defense budget and responding to current events relating to military strategy issues.   Candidates should have experience in analytic techniques, particularly in quantitative or statistical fields. Candidates must show demonstrated attention to detail. Ability to accurately and concisely summarize information is key, as is a desire to learn more about defense budgeting, force planning, acquisition, and defense reform. This team covers a broad range of defense issues; the ability to take initiative and independently attack research questions will be crucial.   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
2021-1622
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:15 PM)
The Middle East studies intern will conduct research in support of AEI Resident Scholars Michael Rubin and Kenneth Pollack. Rubin’s research interests span Afghanistan to Morocco, and his current research focus includes US policy in the Middle East and North Africa, Turkish politics, US relations with Iran, and Arab politics. Pollack’s research interests span the Arab world and Iran, particularly regarding US grand strategy in the Middle East, US engagement with Iraq, and Arab military effectiveness.   The Middle East studies intern will conduct research for book chapters, journal publications, magazine articles, and op-eds on issues related to Middle Eastern politics and US diplomatic and military policy in the region. The ideal intern candidate will have a strong academic record, demonstrated interest in the region, and prior published undergraduate or graduate research. An enthusiasm for open-source research and ability to translate Persian primary source documents to English are strongly preferred.   AEI’s 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
2021-1621
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:12 PM)
This position provides research and communications support on the Salafi-jihadi movement and US counterterrorism strategy to AEI Resident Fellow and Critical Threats Project Adviser Katherine Zimmerman. The intern will assist in research on the Middle East and Africa, the Salafi-jihadi movement, and related US policy. The internship includes training modules to build and develop intelligence analysis tradecraft. Interested candidates must demonstrate strong writing and analytical skills and the ability to conduct independent research and work in a team. Initiative, work ethic, technological proficiency, and creativity are highly valued. Strong candidates will have a relevant research background in area or security studies. The ability to research in Arabic is strongly desired.   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. This position has a remote start date of September 7 with in-person requirements beginning September 13. 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
2021-1620
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:11 PM)
AEI Resident Scholar Nicholas 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. Interns will do quantitative analysis, background research, fact-checking, and editing for articles and ongoing projects. Attention to detail and experience with Excel and Stata are a must, mandarin proficiency preferred.   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
2021-1619
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 5:57 PM)
The Critical Threats Project, led by Frederick W. Kagan, tracks and analyzes current and emerging threats to American national security. The intern will fulfill management and operations tasks, gaining skills transferrable to any profession.   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 the Critical Threats Project and 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 procedures documents.   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.   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. This position will start on September 13. 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
2021-1618
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 4:55 PM)
The Critical Threats Project, led by 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 in 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.   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. This position will start on September 13. 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
2021-1616
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/21/2021 4:53 PM)
The Critical Threats Project, led by 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 in 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.   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. This position will start on September 13. 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
2021-1615

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