Internships in Arms Control

Academic Credits

Yes

Published

10/31/2018

Application Deadline

11/15/2018

Start Date

01/07/2019

End Date

05/31/2019

Address

1200 18th Street Northwest
Suite 1175
Washington
District of Columbia
20036
United States

Description

The Arms Control Association, founded in 1971, is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies. 


Depending on initiative, schedules, and writing ability, interns will have an opportunity to publish short research briefs in our national monthly journal, Arms Control Today


We have openings for interns with the following departments for Spring 2019:  


ACA Communications Internship

The Arms Control Association seeks a dynamic, engaged candidate to assist with communications, media relations, and marketing efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience with various aspects of communications, outreach to reporters, and marketing with a well-respected organization in the arms control and disarmament field. Expertise in the field of arms control and nonproliferation issues is not necessary, but candidates should demonstrate a commitment to the issues.


Full details, including qualifications and skills we will provide, is at Communications, Media, and Marketing Intern


ACA Research Internship

The Arms Control Association seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with research and analysis. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience with various aspects of the arms control and disarmament field. Expertise in the field of arms control and nonproliferation issues is not necessary, but candidates should demonstrate an intermediate level of knowledge and commitment to the issues.


Full details, including qualifications and skills we will provide, is at Research Intern


Forum on the Arms Trade Internship

This internship position provides an exciting opportunity to develop research, fact-checking, operational, coordination and networking skills. The intern will be exposed to a wide range of researchers, organizations, and individuals – including an international network of campaigners, as well as representatives of governments and international organizations. 


Full details, including qualifications and skills we will provide, is at Forum on the Arms Trade Intern.



Candidates available full-time (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday) are preferred, but those with part-time availability (20 hours/week minimum) will be considered. This is an unpaid internship. A daily lunch stipend ($10) is provided as is reimbursement for public transportation travel to and from work or work-related events.

Benefits

This is a stipended position. A daily lunch stipend of $10 is provided as is reimbursement for public transportation travel to and from work or work-related events. Unlimited coffee and tea is available for staff and interns, and there are numerous lunch places nearby to grab cheap but delicious food.

How To Apply

internships@armscontrol.org
https://armscontrol.org/internships

To Apply: Please send AS A SINGLE PDF your cover letter, resume, 1-2 page writing sample on a public policy topic, and contact information for three references to internships@armscontrol.org. You must include the name of the internship for which you are applying in the subject line. 


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