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Available Positions

Summer Internship (May-Aug 2024)

ASP is looking for current or recently graduated students interested in hands-on public policy experience for full- and part-time internships. Interns will support ASP researchers and staff in multiple areas, including communications, development, programming and research, and will be responsible for writing blog posts, event reviews, and contributing to reports. This internship offers a rare opportunity in DC to publish under one’s own name.

ASP’s internship program offers interns the opportunity to work on issues across sectors and encourages participants to attend events in and around Washington, D.C that relate to their field of study or interest.

Internships are intended for in-person work, with some telework flexibility. The position is unpaid, but a transportation stipend via WMATA is available.

Our current needs are in the following areas:

  1. Climate Security
  2. U.S.-Russia Relations
  3. China Policy & Strategic Competition
  4. Nuclear Security
  5. National Security Strategy (all purpose/cross-discipline)
  6. Public diplomacy
  7. American Competitiveness

Please clearly indicate the research field(s) in which you are interested in working.

Applicants for the internship should send a 1.) cover letter, 2.) resume, 3.) references, and a 4.) short writing sample (2 pg. max) by March 29 to Matthew Wallin at careers@americansecurityproject.org.

The American Security Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer.