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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

MIT is an eligible institution for a research fellows program at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.


  • Carnegie runs an annual national competition to select from 10-12 graduating seniors to be research fellows in its DC offices.
  • Successful applicants are matched with a senior associate—--academics, former government officials, lawyers and journalists from around the world—to work on a variety of international affairs issues.
  • Fellowships begin August 1, 2016.


  • Applicants must be MIT graduating seniors or have graduated from MIT within the past year. They may not have started graduate school.
  • Applicants do not have to be US citizens but they must be eligible to work in the US for the year of the fellowship.


  • PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES MUST APPLY THROUGH CIS. MIT/CIS is allowed to nominate TWO candidates each year. Up to two applications will be selected by CIS and forwarded to the Carnegie Endowment for the national competition.
  • Anyone interested in applying should contact Casey Johnson
DEADLINES: Completed applications should be emailed to Casey Johnson at, by 5pm on January 12, 2016.


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