30AUG - Research and Operations Associate - The Cipher Brief - Deadline - N/A


Organization Description
The Cipher is an online news service for national and global security developed for the business audience. Acting as both an original content provider and a curated aggregator, we deliver a timely news product that helps companies accurately anticipate and safely navigate the complex, unstable, global environment.

- Washington, DC

Job Description
The Cipher Brief offers internships to undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates.  Internships with TCB are a great way to gain practical experience in the media and foreign policy fields. Interns will work closely with TCB executive staff to develop our operations and product.

Internships with TCB are unpaid; however, exceptional candidates may be considered for full-time positions as we grow.  Working with TCB will provide wide exposure to the intelligence, defense and foreign policy communities.

The position will be at The Cipher’s Georgetown headquarters.  Schedules can be adjusted to accommodate class times for students.

Job Responsibilities

  • Researching and writing articles and reports;

  • Providing support to The Cipher Brief’s events;

  • Building TCB databases at the direction of senior staff;

  • Researching Business Development opportunities;

  • Developing recommendations for TCB attendance at relevant conferences;

  • Attending conferences and roundtables on behalf of The Cipher Brief;

  • Assisting with editing and proofing of content; and,

  • Managing office logistics.

Job Requirements

  • Current junior, senior or recent university graduate;

  • Experience with or understanding of the international security space;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Solid organizational abilities;

  • Individual initiative and flexibility; and,

  • Strong research and computer skills.

How to Apply
To apply for one of the below positions, please provide a resume, cover letter and references to careers@thecipherbrief.com

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