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Company/Organization: Center for Strategic and International Studies


Job Description
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a non-profit, bipartisan public policy organization established in 1962 to provide strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decision makers concerned with global security and prosperity. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest organizations of its kind, with a staff of some 200 employees, including more than 120 analysts working to address the changing dynamics of international security across the globe.

The CSIS Executive Education Program and the Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA) seek a highly motivated candidate for a full-time, four to six-month internship in a dynamic and fast-paced environment beginning in January 2017.

The Executive Education and AILA programs provide global leaders with training opportunities in leadership, ethics, and foreign policy. The Executive Education program designs and facilitates specialized training initiatives for executives, visiting government officials, and global leaders. Training programs can range from a few days to several weeks. In addition to executive education training, AILA offers foreign policy seminars, crisis simulations, and skill-building workshops for CSIS’s interns, young professionals, and visiting university student groups. The intern will support the successful administration and execution of the programs, and provide assistance across all program components, such as program development and execution, coordination, outreach, and administrative support. This internship will receive a monthly stipend.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resumé, and contact information for two references. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
Providing event management support
Contributing to program development
Conducting background research
Assisting with administrative and logistical tasks
Organizing outreach and social media efforts

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee working in an office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants should submit a résumé, cover letter, and college transcript at https://csiscareers.silkroad.com.


Event management and/or project coordination experience
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a U.S. scale or equivalent
Strong demonstrated interest in foreign policy, international relations, education, and/or event management
Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
Zest for challenging assignments that demand creativity

Paid Internship Info:

Monthly stipend commensurate with education level


35 hours (negotiable)


Up to 6 months

Start Date:


End Date:

12/13/16, 05/31/17

Think  tank    project  management    research    event  planning 
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