As one of the premiere national security think tanks focusing on Western Hemisphere issues, an internship at SFS provides an opportunity for students to gain firsthand experience working in the think tank industry, from research and publications to fundraising and programming operations.
Candidates should have demonstrated interest and/or prior work in national security and/or foreign policy, particularly in the following subject areas:
Interns will work closely with the SFS Program Manager and Fellows on a variety of initiatives, including:
Preference is given to undergraduate juniors and seniors, and graduate students
Hours are flexible with interns expected to work at least 25 hours per week.
Aside from day-to-day responsibilities, SFS interns may be offered opportunities to publish or co-publish in leading media outlets and/or travel domestically for SFS events/programs (depending on schedule and availability).
A modest stipend of $500 for the semester is offered to help cover the costs of transportation and other expenses incurred during the internship.
Interested candidates are requested to submit the following:
International students who are authorized to be employed in the United States are eligible for SFS internships.
Interns are responsible for obtaining their own housing in the Washington D.C. metro area.
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