Internship posted by: World Policy Institute
Posted on: February 18, 2013
WORLD POLICY INSTITUTE INTERNSHIP
The Internship Program at the World Policy Institute offers advanced undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to gain practical experience in policy research and advocacy on international issues by assisting with the production of the World Policy Journal, conducting research for the Institute's senior fellows, and assisting with a variety of tasks involved in the operations of a respected center for innovative policy leadership.
Past interns have gone on to staff positions in government, non-profit, and business organizations including Conservation International, Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action, Eurasia Group, Independent Diplomat, Millennium Partners, New America Foundation, Sightsavers International, WaterAid America, Worldwatch Institute, the World Policy Institute, and many others. Crain's New York Business (June 21, 2006) has cited WPI as one of the most sought after internships for ambitious students and recent graduates.
Internship duties vary but may include the following:
QUALIFICATIONS Strong writing, research and computer skills are essential; web experience and proficiency in Microsoft Excel will be given priority. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with strong interpersonal skills who is well organized, attentive to detail, and willing to participate in a variety of tasks as needed. A keen interest in the Institute's mission and body of work and an awareness of current events are essential.
COMPENSATION Internships are unpaid; however, course credit is available and hours are flexible.
INTERNSHIP TERMS AND DEADLINES:
Summer internships; applications are accepted February 28-March 28
HOW TO APPLY: Please follow the instructions carefully.
Applicants should mail the following information:
Applicants also may email the above information to the following address: internships at worldpolicy dot org. Please do not contact us by telephone. Because of the volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be notified.