Research Intern- Global Health Policy Center (Summer 2020)
Washington, DC 
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Job Description

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a non-profit, bipartisan public policy organization established in 1962 to provide strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decision makers concerned with global security and prosperity. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest organizations of its kind, with a staff of some 200 employees, including more than 120 analysts working to address the changing dynamics of international security across the globe.


The Research Intern will provide research and administrative support to the staff of the Global Health Policy Center. This is a 3-month position.

Responsibilities include:

• Provide on-call research to support preparation for meetings, events, publications, and research trips.
• Provide logistical support to ensure that Global Health Policy Center private and public events run smoothly by: assisting with room setup and guest registration, taking notes during the event, and running microphones during the Q&A session.
• Attend relevant global health events in Washington, D.C. and provide a summary to Global Health Policy Center staff.
• Consult a wide variety of news services and peer reviewed journals and prepare memos to brief Global Health Policy Center staff.
• Other duties as assigned.


• Must be a rising junior or senior undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student.
• Demonstrated interest and understanding of global health issues, particularly U.S. global health policy.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Proficiency with entire Microsoft Office Suite.


The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Performances of duties require the use of hands to finger, handle, or feel. The job frequently requires ability to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


To apply, interested applicants should submit a résumé, a cover letter (which includes the number of hours they are available to work per week), and a 5-7 page writing sample.

Key words: Research, Administrative Support, International Health, Global Health

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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