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Location – Arlington, VA
Aviation Week, the world’s top aerospace reporting and analysis firm, has an opening for a research assistant to support the defense data and intelligence team.
Compensation: $12/hourFrequency: 20 hours per week during academic year, 40 per week June‐August.Duration: Available immediately; must be able to remain in the position until at least May.
Duties will consist of researching military aircraft programs including current and future fleet levels, maintenance information, specifications, component suppliers and contact information. Writing opportunities may include drafting summaries of developments in the market or program descriptions and possibly contributing to newsletters, websites, country papers or issue analyses.
Ideal candidate is a graduate student focusing in Strategic, Security, Middle East or Africa Studies
Familiarity with military aircraft is required.
Pluses include experience/proficiency with:
o Arabic or French
o Intelligence analysis
o Military maintenance procedures
o Databases ‐ Microsoft Access, SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle, etc.
How to Apply
Resume (1‐2 pages)
Cover letter (1 page max) explaining one’s experience and interest in military aircraft and/or the Middle East and Africa.
Writing sample of 1‐5 pages on a Defense/Strategic/Security topic. Can be an excerpt from a longer work; if so, please preface with a paragraph or less explaining the context of the excerpt.
Please send applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please type “APPLICATION:” at the beginning of the subject line.
Deadline – N/A