Summer Research Interns

Center on Global Interests
Summer Research Internships, 2014

Founded in 2012, the Center on Global Interests (CGI) is a private,not-for-profit research institution focused on promoting new thinking on U.S.-Russia relations. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., our aim is to provide fresh analysis of relations between world powers and critically evaluate current global challenges. For more information about the Center, please visit our website: www.globalinterests.org.


The Center on Global Interests (CGI) is seeking two interns to assist the
organization with its research programs and operations as well as translation
needs. The internships may be part-time (15-20 hours per week) or full-time,
allowing for flexible scheduling. This is an unpaid position.

Responsibilities

• Assisting CGI’s president and staff in conducting research for
publications, as well as drafting and editing for articles, reports, and
website postings
• Monitoring news related to CGI’s programming and contributing to a
daily news digest for CGI staff and key stakeholders
• Assisting with CGI’s communications, including social and electronic
media
• Providing administrative and logistical support, including travel and
event planning
• Attending meetings and seminars on topics of interest to CGI and drafting
critical memos
• Updating and maintaining databases with individual and organizational
contacts
• For those interested and qualified, translating documents from Russian to
English and English to Russian

Qualifications

• Student enrolled in a relevant graduate or undergraduate degree program,
or a recent graduate
• Demonstrated interest in Russia and the former Soviet Union
• Excellent oral and written English language skills
• Proficiency in Russian required
• Strong computer skills; website development and maintenance experience
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Highly motivated, flexible, and able to efficiently handle multiple tasks
• For those interested in the translation-centered internship, fluency in oral and written Russian required and demonstrated experience in translation
of complex documents from English to Russian

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and one writing sample to
Kerry Eickholt at keickholt@globalinterests.org.