The Brookings Institution is the America’s most famous Think Tank and it’s looking for a Research Assistant. Read the description below and anche check your skills to apply

 

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Organization/Company: The Brookings Institution is a  Think Tank placed in Washington DC. It operates on researches about social sciences, economics, foreign policy, development and governance. Brooking was founded in 1916 with the aim to be the the first private organization devoted to analyzing public policy issues at the national level. Brookings has contributed to the creation of the United Nations, the Marshall Plan, and the Congressional Budget Office

 

Duty Station:  Washington

 

Open To: Everyone who has a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or related degree required

 

Timeframe: Not mentioned

 

Deadline: Not mentioned

 

Job description: The Research Assistant provides research support, writing, and/or statistical assistance for the scholar in the Global Economy and Development program, with a focus on international trade. Assists in the preparation of presentations, blog posts, policy briefs and working papers; aides in the organization of meetings and events; assists with outreach activities; and provides administrative assistance as needed

Responsibilities:

Research ( 90%)

- In collaboration with senior fellow, assists in empirical research and policy analysis on topics of international trade and climate finance

- Creates and manages datasets within Stata and Microsoft Excel; assists in quantitative data analysis, utilizing econometric and other statistical methods     - Writes code in Stata to operationalize analysis; prepares results in graphical formats and data visualizations for dissemination

- Works jointly with scholar to conduct literature reviews, monitor and analyze relevant material from conferences and seminars, and reports from a wide variety of sources, including international economic organizations and NGOs

- Attends conferences and seminars as needed.

Scholar Support (10%)

- Contributes to grant-writing activities, in coordination with program staff and Senior Fellow

- Assists with the organization of, and attends, meetings and conferences related to the Senior Fellow’s work, in collaboration with program staff

- Works with the program’s web site coordinator to oversee content of project-specific web pages and publications

- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:  To apply for this job the candidate should have:

Education/Experience Requirements:                                                                      

- Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or related degree required

- Minimum of one year of experience doing empirical research and quantitative data analysis. Strong academic record

- Experience handling, manipulating, and analyzing large data sets required

- Experience working with governmental and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on international economic and trade issues is highly desirable

Knowledge/ Skills Requirements:

- Knowledge of and keen interest in international trade, and global economic issues required

- Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills

- Strong computer skills and experience required

- Proficiency in Excel, knowledge of Stata, SPSS and related econometric packages required

- Ability to conduct research independently, or as directed

- Excellent attention to detail

- Professional demeanor and high level of comfort working with high-profile individuals from government/international organizations

- Ability to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment

-Spanish skills desirable

 

Wage/Fees:  Paid

 

Application process: The application should be done by the announcement. All applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, attaching the cover letter and resume as one document

 

Useful links:

Announcement

Brookings

 

Contact information:

The Brookings Institution

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20036

202.797.6000

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Edited by Silvia Cortese

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Are you interested in conflict issues, peace building, security, and human rights? Apply now for an internship at Fund for Peace a US non governmental organization

 

Organization: The Fund for Peace is an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit organization that works around the Globe in order to prevent violent conflict and to offer a wide range of initiatives focused on the central objective of promoting sustainable security through research, training and education, engagement of civil society, building bridges across diverse sectors, and developing innovative technologies and tools for policy makers. The mission is to create practical tools and approaches for conflict mitigation and to highlight the ability of a state to solve its own problems peacefully without an external military or administrative presence

 

Duty Station: Washington, D.C.

 

Open to/Destinatari: Current graduate or undergraduate student (or a recent graduate) seeking experience in the NGO sector and with all the qualifications

 

Timeframe: At least 3 months. According to organizations needs, it could be possible to extend internship period

 

Deadline: Fund for Peace offers internships in its Washington, D.C. headquarters every semester

 

Job description:  Interns are given great responsibility to manage their own projects and conduct their own research, they offer significant responsibility and are provided with practical experience in the international relations field with excellent work experience and exposure to international and NGO communities.Intern responsibilities can include:

- conflict analysis

- researching and writing articles and reports

- assisting with editing and proofreading

- monitoring and updating essential country-specific data

- providing support to The Fund for Peace’s public events

- attending conferences and roundtables on behalf of The Fund for Peace

 

Qualifications:

- experience with or understanding of the Fund for Peace’s programmatic areas

- excellent written and oral communication skills

- solid organizational abilities

- individual initiative and flexibility

- strong research and computer skills

- a great sense of humor

 

Wage/fees: It depends on your work hours:

- Part-time - $125 per month

- Full-time - $250 per month

 

Application process: Apply for the Internship online here. Before applying, please ensure that you have read the guidelines here. The Fund for Peace staff  is avaible to assist candidates during the Visa process 

 

Useful links:

About The Fund for Peace

Internship call

 

Contact information/ Contatti: Contact FFP on Facebook

1101 14th Street NW | Suite 1020 | Washington, D.C. 20005 | +1 202 223 7940

 

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Edited by Marta Simoncini

 

The National Democratic Institute provides young leaders with an opportunity to better understand how the Institute’s programs are designed, implemented, and evaluated. Find out more and apply!

 

Organization: NDI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government

 

Duty Station: Washington D. C.

 

Open to: Undergraduate and graduate students

 

Timeframe: 3-6 months

 

Deadline: Specific for each position or not specified

 

Job description:

The National Democratic Institute offers paid internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students — as well as young professionals — from diverse backgrounds who want to learn about international development focused on democracy and governance.

Interns at work:

- gain substantive professional experience and critical skills for work in the non-profit sector

- attend a three-day hands-on workshop focused on writing, social media, and administrative skills, as well as guidance for post-internship job searches and a technology science fair

- access free in-house training programs — for both job-related and lifelong skills to enhance career opportunities

- receive personal and professional development opportunities including meeting with NDI senior leadership and building future career networks

- attend workshops, lectures, and other in-house events including frequent brown bag lunches with NDI speakers and associated institutions working all over the world

Click here to check the current internship openings

 

Qualifications:

- fluency in oral and written English; additional language skills strongly desirable, particularly Arabic, Russian, Spanish or French

- knowledge and interest in NDI fields of work

- flexibility and good organization skills (team-oriented and multi-tasking)  

See the specific requirements for each opening

 

Wage/fees:  Most of the internships are usually paid (amount not specified)

 

Application process: Log in or register to fill in the application form. A resume and a cover letter are required

 

Useful links:

Internships page

NDI website  

 

Contact information:

Use this form if you want to reach NDI


Edited by Tatiana Camerota

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The World Bank provides graduate students with practical experience in global development. Find out more about it and apply for an internship!

 

Organization: The World Bank has set two ambitious goals: to push extreme poverty to no more 3 percent by 2030, and to promote “shared prosperity” and greater equity in the developing world, promoting income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the population in each country. While poverty has declined rapidly over the past three decades, humanity continues to face urgent and complex challenges. At the same time, rising inequality and social exclusion seems to accompany rising prosperity in many countries. Under these circumstances, the World Bank's overarching mission of a world free of poverty is as relevant today as it has ever been

 

Duty Station: Washington D.C. (some positions are offered in country offices)

 

Open to: Graduate students

 

Timeframe: Two seasons: Summer Internship (June–September) and Winter Internship (December–March). Duration of minimum four weeks  

 

Deadline: Applications are accepted during the following periods each year: December 1-January 31 for the Summer Internship; October 1–31 for the Winter Internship  

 

Job description:

The World Bank Group Internship offers highly motivated and successful individuals an opportunity to improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. Interns generally find the experience to be rewarding and interesting. Generally, successful candidates have completed their first year of graduate studies or are already into their PhD programs. This internship typically seeks candidates in the following fields: economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, population), social science (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, private sector development, as well as other related fields

 

Qualifications:

- Possess an undergraduate degree and be already enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a Master's degree or PhD)

- Fluency in English is required; the knowledge of languages such as French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese, and Chinese are advantageous

- Prior relevant work experience and computing skills is a asset

 

Wage/fees: Hourly salary to all interns. Where applicable, the World Bank provides an allowance towards travel expenses. Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations

 

Application process:

All applications must be submitted online as soon as the application period is open. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. You will be asked to register for an account and provide an email address. You must complete your application in a single session and will be able to submit it only if you have uploaded all the required documents and answered all the questions.

You must attach the following documents (mandatory) before submitting: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Statement of Interest and Proof of Enrollment in a graduate degree.

Once you submit your application, you will not be able to make any further changes/updates

 

Useful links:

Internship

FAQ

World Bank website

 

Contact information:

Click here

 

Edited by Tatiana Camerota

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