Winter/Spring 2018 Internship - Eastern Europe and Russia

Hudson Institute
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Nov 01

Position description

Hudson Institute’s Europe team is growing and dynamic, and is looking for an intern to assist with research projects on Russia and Eastern Europe. It is an exciting opportunity to develop research skills and to assist with writing and research projects on an array of issues including corruption, Russian and Ukrainian politics, local civil societies, propaganda, and US-Russia relations. This position is unpaid.

Responsibilities include:

  • Gathering and analyzing data for inclusion in reports and articles;
  • Keeping the scholar and team up to date on the latest events in the region;
  • Assisting the scholar with research projects and presentations;
  • Editing articles, op-eds, reports, and briefing papers;
  • Attending and representing the scholar at events in Washington, DC;
  • Assisting with administrative tasks, event planning, and execution.


Graduate or undergraduate students working towards a degree in international relations, security studies, history, political science, Russian studies, European studies, or related fields are eligible to apply. The ideal intern will have a demonstrated knowledge of and interest in Eastern Europe, Russia, and/or transatlantic relations. Candidates should be able to work independently, manage their time wisely, and meet deadlines. They should be details-focused, reliable, professional, and possess strong research, writing, editing, and analysis skills, as well as excellent communication, and interpersonal skills. Candidates with proficiency in Russian and/or Ukrainian are highly encouraged to apply. Candidates should be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and be willing to work at least two days a week from 10-5.

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