Intern - Transatlantic Strategy

Every employee of IRI is responsible for carrying out the Mission of IRI, and demonstrating the core values in their day to day operations.

Excellence- We believe in quality results delivered by investing in people. Freedom- We believe in exploration and experimentation to be agile and responsive. Respect- We believe in trust, empathy and empowering people. Teamwork- We believe in diversity, inclusion and the power of global collaboration. Transparency- We believe in open communication and clear decision-making. Accountability- We believe in personal responsibility as the foundation of success.

Based in Washington, DC, or elsewhere, the intern will support the work of IRI’s Transatlantic Strategy Division.

Interns will learn about time management and deal with multiple activities in a fast-paced work environment. Other professional learning opportunities include attending topic meetings, conferences, and seminars.

This position will start on September 11, 2023, for no more than fourteen (14) weeks and may not be extended. This is a paid position, at $17.00 per hour.

In-Person and Virtual applicants encouraged to apply.

Position Requirements:

Current student in or recent graduate of an undergraduate or graduate program in Political Science, International Affairs, or related field
Excellent verbal and written skills in English
Familiarity with Microsoft Office
Detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skills
Flexibility to changing situations and priorities
Pursuing or received a bachelor’s degree in international affairs, political science, or related field;
Demonstrated interest in European politics;
Possible Functions & Responsibilities:

Assists staff with program activities, events and training missions
Supports systems and database system and database management
Monitors domestic and international media outlets daily for news regarding IRI
Writes as a contributor to IRI’s blog
Prepare programmatic content for external audiences by copyediting and formatting documents;
Assists in researching a variety of topics for briefing papers, program proposals and reports
Assists in preparing report and presentations
Provides administrative support
Provides back-up for the receptionist as needed
Performs other duties as assigned
Learning Outcomes:

Following completion of internship, candidate can expect some combination of the following outcomes:

Increased familiarity with political processes at the European and country level
Improved written and verbal communication skills
Greater understanding of international democracy development
Greater confidence in the education or experience candidate brings to an employer.


Please submit a resume and cover letter along with your application online.