National Endowment for Democracy (NED)
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and is seeking a Research and Conferences Intern. The position is based in Washington, D.C.
Position Summary: The International Forum for Democratic Studies (Forum) at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking a motivated individual to serve as a Research and Conferences Intern for Summer 2019. This unpaid internship provides an advanced undergraduate/graduate student with the opportunity to observe the day-to-day operations of a Washington, D.C.-based research center focused on democracy and human rights.
The Forum complements NED's core mission - assisting civil society groups abroad in their efforts to foster and strengthen democracy - by linking the academic community with activists from across the globe. In addition to its Research and Conferences initiative, the Forum also produces the Journal of Democracy, the world's leading publication on the theory and practice of democracy, and hosts fellowship programs for international democracy activists, journalists, and scholars.
We are seeking an enrolled undergraduate or graduate school student with:
Time Commitment: 16-40 hrs./week (not to exceed 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship
Travel Reimbursement: up to $12/day for commuter expenses
NED Application Deadline: n/a; All internships are posted until filled
Authorization: Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Please click here to apply. Applications must include confirmation of your school's academic credit for internship program, in addition to a cover letter, resume, writing sample from a college term paper or equivalent, transcripts and contact information for three professional/academic references. The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no phone calls. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org with Job #1936 - IFDS Intern (SU19) -YOUR NAME in the subject line.