The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) provides strategic insights and policy solutions for decision-makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. A bipartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC, CSIS conducts research and analysis and develops policy initiatives that look into the future and anticipate change.
The Stephenson Ocean Security (SOS) Project at CSIS explores international maritime policy and the intersections between ocean conservation, transnational threats, and geopolitics. The SOS Project seeks to shed light on the environmental and security implications of under-explored or poorly understood challenges in the maritime commons.
CSIS offers full and part-time internships for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience in public policy. The internship with the SOS Project is full-time, and paid.
The SOS Project seeks a highly motivated professional with a strong foundation in maritime studies (maritime policy, law, or ocean environmental science) and international relations. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following:
This newly created program requires interns who are highly motivated, professional, and can work both in teams and independently, with minimal supervision on research tasks. The interns will contribute to a variety of short-term and long-term research, and provide general program support.
KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:
Strong candidates will be able to commit to a full-time internship (35 hours/week), and possess the following attributes:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK CONDITIONS:
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Performances of duties require the use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The job frequently requires ability to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 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. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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