Center for American Common Culture - Spring 2019 Internship

Hudson Institute - Washington, DC4.5

InternshipEstimated: $23,000 - $33,000 a year
Skills
Hudson Institute seeks an intern to support Hudson’s Center for American Common Culture. In this role, the intern will assist the director with research on issues including national sovereignty, the European Union, civic education, and free speech. In addition to being exposed to critical issues in this field, interns will spend significant time discussing these topics with their scholar. Onsite interns also attend weekly career and policy discussions featuring experts from Hudson Institute and across Washington, DC. This position is unpaid.

Applicants should have a strong interest in the topics the Center focuses on, and should have a strong background in research, writing, and editing.

Responsibilities include:
  • Gathering and analyzing data for inclusion in reports and articles;
  • Keeping the scholar up to date on current events;
  • Assisting the scholar with research projects and presentations;
  • Assisting with articles, op-eds, reports, and briefing papers;
  • Assisting with administrative tasks and event support.
It is recommended that the applicant for an internship familiarize themselves with the director’s previous writing available on the Hudson website.

Qualifications

Applicants should:
  • Be current students working toward, or recent graduates holding, a degree in political science, philosophy, European Studies, or related fields;
  • Show a deep interest in the topics the Center’s research focuses on;
  • Possess strong research, writing, editing, and analytical capabilities;
  • Communicate effectively and possess good interpersonal skills;
  • Manage their time wisely to independently complete work assignments;
  • Be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications;
  • Demonstrate professionalism, attention to detail, and reliability.