The Program on America and the Global Economy (PAGE) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars seeks interns each semester with an interest, and/or relevant experience, in the issues listed below. Application deadlines are as follows:
Fall Internships: July 15
Spring Internships: November 15
Summer Internships: March 15
The Program on America, and the Global Economy studies issues and hosts events related to globalization, especially U.S. competitiveness and education, innovation and technology policy, energy developments, and global economics and trade. Another aspect of the PAGE is the Wilson Center on the Hill program, which brings leading analysis of these issues to senior congressional staff and Members by holding events on Capitol Hill and leading study trips.
Applicants should have an interest in international affairs, political science, macroeconomics, education, or related topics. The following skills are required: excellent research capabilities (both online and in print), strong organizational skills, exceptional writing and oral communication skills, and an interest in global affairs.
Interns assist with all aspects of PAGE and the conferences that it holds: the research, the preparation that goes into each event, and the publishing of event materials. Duties of interns include extensive internet and library research on related issues, producing summaries of related events, organizing/editing mailing lists, biographies, and other event materials and reports, and assisting at the events by greeting and registering attendees and taking minutes. The most successful interns follow the program issues in depth and are enthusiastic to hear presentations by and interact with members of government, academics, and experts in these fields.
Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample (less than 5 pages) to:
Wilson Center on the Hill
Program on America and the Global Economy
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Tel: (202) 691-4357