Research Assistant

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    Sep-22-2020
  • Posted
    Sep 14

Position description

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is seeking a Research Assistant to provide research and project management support to Senior Fellow Suzanne DiMaggio.  Founded in 1910, Carnegie is a top-ranked policy think tank with a unique global network research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, India, and the United States. 

The Research Assistant will provide research support on Middle East and East Asia related projects with a particular focus on Iran and North Korea, prepare read-ahead memos and talking points in advance of meetings and speaking engagements, and serve as a note-taker/rapporteur for meetings and briefings, including Track II dialogues, with senior policymakers, nongovernmental experts, and foreign officials. Other responsibilities include coordinating in-person and virtual meetings and managing project-related grants.

The ideal candidate will have strong research, writing, and analytical skills, discretion, a demonstrated interest in international relations, diplomacy, or nonproliferation issues, broad knowledge of contemporary American foreign policy challenges, and the ability to manage and prioritize tasks independently. This position will be based in either Washington, DC, or New York City. Both full- and part-time candidates will be considered.

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