11NOV - Undergraduate Internship, IISS-Americas - Deadline: N/A

Organization Description

The International Institute for Strategic Studies is a leading authority on global security, political risk and military conflict. It is headquartered in London with offices in Bahrain, Singapore, and the United States.

Location – Washington DC

Job Description

The International Institute for Strategic Studies – Americas is seeking volunteer undergraduate interns to work on a part-time basis to support the activities of its office in Washington, DC, for Spring 2017.

Job Responsibilities

Successful applicants can expect to gain direct exposure to the work and management of a leading international think tank.


Duties will include:

  • Assisting with Congressional and federal government outreach and external relations.
  • Event, administrative, and operations support. You will be expected to assist with IISS-Americas events and daily administrative tasks. Those with previous office experience are preferred.
  • Database management.

Job Requirements

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Be at least a college sophomore in good standing studying security studies, international relations, or a related field. Only currently enrolled students will be considered.
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or the equivalent.
  • Be proactive and a self-starter able to work in a small team environment.
  • Be eligible to work in the US. IISS-Americas regrets that it cannot assist with procuring visas or entry permits. Please include your work eligibility in your application.

How to Apply

The resume and cover letter should be sent as two separate PDF files via email to internships-washington@iiss.org, with the subject line: “Your Name – Spring 2017 External Relations Internship Application.” Please include your full name in the title for each separate document.

Deadline – N/A