The Carnegie Middle East Center (CMEC), the Beirut center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, encourages graduate and post-graduate students to apply to be Research Interns in Beirut. Research interns are selected for period of three to six months on a full-time basis.
The research interns will assist the Center’s scholars in their research on political, economic, security and education reforms topics related to the MENA region. Interns can expect to benefit directly from working at an international think-tank, with exposure to its inner mechanisms and the opportunity to contribute to our scholars’ work. Successful applicants will also have access to all Carnegie Middle East Center meetings, symposia and other events.
The position is unpaid; a monthly stipend is provided for transportation expenses.
Requirements: BA or MA in International Relations, Political Science, Economics, Middle East Studies, Education, Sociology or any related field; excellent skills in the Microsoft suite; good command of Arabic and English; French is a plus. Previous experience in research is welcomed.
To apply, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter via the Carnegie website.
The Carnegie Middle East Center is not responsible for arranging accommodations or facilitating visa applications for prospective candidates.
The Center will contact only those candidates who are extended an interview.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected group.