Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
MIT is an eligible institution for a research fellows program at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAM
- Carnegie runs an annual national competition to select from 8-10 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.
- The 'themes' for 2012-13 are: Chinese Political and Economic Transitions (Chinese language skills desirable); Democracy Building (poli sci background preferred; study of Middle Eastern politics helpful); Non-Proliferation; Russian and Eurasian Studies (excellent Russian language skills required); South Asian Studies (non-proliferation, international security, democracy development and trade); Trade, Equity and Development.
- Fellowships begin August 1, 2012.
- 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.
DEADLINES: Hard copies of completed applications must be delivered to Casey Johnson in E40-445, by 5pm on January 9, 2012.
- 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
firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-258-8552 or visit her office at E40-445
to obtain an application packet.