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Staff Assistant Internship with the Global Europe Program

The Global Europe Program is currently hiring for an intern for Spring 2024. The deadline for applications is November 10, 2023.

SemesterSpring 2024
OpenJanuary 29, 2024 — May 31, 2024
DeadlineNovember 10, 2023

The Global Europe Program is currently hiring for an intern for Spring 2024. This is a paid position ($17.45 per hour) for 20-30 hours per week for 12 weeks. Internships are available either in-person or with a hybrid option, with a preference for candidates in the DC metropolitan area.

The Global Europe Program addresses vital issues affecting the European continent, U.S.-European relations, and Europe’s ties with the rest of the world. It does this through scholars-in-residence, seminars, policy study groups, media commentary, international conferences and publications. The intern will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects focusing on topics from the role of NATO, the European Union and the OSCE to European energy security, trade disputes, challenges to democracy, and counter-terrorism. The intern will also gain experience investigating European approaches to policy issues of importance to the United States, including globalization, digital transformation, climate, migration, global governance, and relations with Russia and Eurasia, China and the Indo-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. The intern will assist with the following tasks and duties:

Administrative and Logistical (40% of workload):

  • Assist Program staff in preparing public events, including managing mailing lists, RSVPs, and messaging
  • Proofread and publish articles, event announcements, and updates on the Global Europe Program website
  • Maintain Global Europe Program website

Research and Writing (30% of workload):

  • Assist program staff with research for publications and events
  • Draft own analysis or blog posts on matters that are relevant for the Global Europe Program

Social Media and Communications (30% of workload):

  • Post publications, event, and Program updates to social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.) 
  • Design social media content, such as promotional videos and infographics about the Program's work and latest news from Europe
  • Develop Communication Strategy on how to engage younger audiences (OPTIONAL)

Eligible students/recent graduates will have the following skills and competencies:

  • Knowledge or strong interest in transatlantic relations and European affairs
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Experience with Event and Social Media Management preferred
  • Ability to work independently and with limited oversight in a virtual work environment;
  • Curiosity and Creativity
  • Strong Communication Skills

Eligibility and Application:

Applications are open to all degree seeking students, recent graduates within one year, and students accepted to an advanced degree program. International students are eligible, but they must hold a valid F-1 or J-1 visa and obtain appropriate work authorization. All international students must provide written permission from their Designated School Official or Responsible Visa Officer at their university stating that they are in valid immigration status and eligible to do an internship at the Center.

To apply, send a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample to

In the e-mail subject line of your application please write your last name and for which internship cycle you are applying. For example: "Smith Internship Application Spring 2024." Also, clearly state what dates and times you are available to work.

All materials should be submitted together by the internship deadline November 10, 2023 via e-mail to: We will contact only those we wish to interview for a position.