Interns will have the opportunity to assist with CTNSP’s research and technical operations, attend conferences and develop personal academic interests. Responsibilities include research assistance (library and internet) and administrative support, conference coordination, editorial and publication assistance, and database development. Interns are encouraged to write for and publish on the INSS Dynamic Dialogue blog. Interns must be able to work independently and multi-task efficiently with minimal supervision.
Positons are available within the following programs:
- Military Force Transformation
- Life Sciences
- Disaster Relief Operations
- Human Interoperability Enterprise
- Conference Services
Interns are expected to work at least 16 hours a work week during the school year and full time in the summer, within a professional, moderate to fast-paced environment. Interns who are able to work at least 2 semesters or year-round are preferred. NDU-CTNSP cannot offer assistance with relocation and living expenses.
Internships are available for current graduate and undergraduate college students with at least a 3.0 GPA from an accredited U.S. university or college, and eligible to work in the United States. Applicants must have strong research and writing skills, be detail-oriented, and MS Office skills. We seek interns from diverse academic backgrounds, including those in the fields of International Relations, Political Science, Public Policy, Life Sciences, Public Health, Engineering, Security Studies, Computer Science, Publishing, Communications, and Hospitality.
Application Procedure and Deadlines
All applications must include a resume, short writing sample (in English, 5 pages maximum), two letters of reference, transcript (photocopy/un-official accepted), and a cover letter. The cover letter should include any regional or topical areas of academic interest of the candidate as well as the dates of availability.
Please send materials to:
Center for Technology and National Security Policy
The National Defense University
300 5th Ave SW
Ft. McNair, DC 20319
For more information please send an email here. You can also send applications electronically to that email address.