The American Enterprise Institute Internship

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Position # 128358 on Careers4Terps

POSITION TYPE: Internship (Fall or Spring Part-Time)

JOB LOCATION(S): Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

DESCRIPTION: The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) is seeking interns for the Spring 2016 internship term.

Internship opportunities are available on both the research and business sides of the think tank. All positions require excellent organizational, research, writing, and computer skills, as well as the ability to multi-task. Responsibilities on the research side include research, writing, editing, and some administrative work. Most of our research positions support more than one scholar, but they are generally grouped by topic. On the business side of the think tank, our conferences, development, communications, and government relations offices all seek interns. Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.6 GPA from a top ranking college or university.

Spring 2016 intern candidates can apply to work in the following offices:
- Asian Economies
- Asian Studies
- Critical Threats Project--al Qaeda and Affiliates
- Critical Threats Project--Iran
- Defense Planning and the U.S. Global Strategy
- Iranian Studies
- Middle East Studies
- Russian Studies
- Social and Cultural Studies
- Video Production

AEI will be hosting approximately 70 interns this spring. If you are interested in any of these opportunities and would like to look at our most updated list of internship openings, please visit We ask that you submit all application materials via the online portal, applying only to the specific jobs postings. You are welcome to apply for as many internship opportunities as you would like. An application is only considered complete if we receive all of the following application documents: resume, cover letter, 500-word academic writing sample, and an unofficial copy of your academic transcripts.

JOB FUNCTION: Arts/Design/Planning, Communication, Computer Science/Statistics, Financial Services, Research, Social Services, Other