Carnegie Europe is an independent policy research center based in Brussels, Belgium, and part of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Founded in 2007, Carnegie Europe conducts foreign policy analysis and provides policy recommendations on the strategic issues facing Europe and its role in the world. It draws its scholarship from a pool of top regional experts working in collaboration with Carnegie’s other research centers in Beirut, Beijing, Moscow, New Delhi, and Washington.
Work description: The intern will provide overall support to Carnegie Europe’s fellows and program department, which is responsible for Carnegie Europe’s strategic programmatic, project, and research activities. Responsibilities will include assisting with research on topics ranging from EU treaties and institutions to European security; from Ukraine’s reform progress to migration and refugee challenges; from new forms of civic activism to energy and climate security; and from separatist territories to cyber-governance. Specifically, the intern will conduct quantitative and qualitative research, draft issue monitors and analyses, attend internal and external events and draft event reports, and carry out other duties as assigned to support the work of the Carnegie Europe fellows and program department.
Number of Opening(s): 1
Work Hours and Internship Start/End Dates: (Monday to Friday, June
15 –September 11, 2020): Full time/Five days a week (9 Consecutive weeks with some flexibility to adjust this to work with the intern‘s summer schedule)
Work Attire: Business casual and business formal for events
Local Language: French and Dutch, but the working language at Carnegie is English
Local Language needed: Not required
Additional desired intern qualifications: Excellent verbal and written command of English. Proficiency in other languages is an advantage.
Eligibility and Requirements:
The applicant must currently be an enrolled undergraduate at Stanford and in good standing.
The applicant cannot have their undergraduate degree conferred before the completion of this internship. In other words, graduating seniors are ineligible. The exception to this is the conterminal student.
Seniors who will be returning to coterm for all of next year are eligible to apply.
Global Studies minors in European Studies will receive preference for these Belgium-based internships.
The applicant can apply to all positions in Belgium.
You MUST apply from your first-choice position, so the application form can match your choice.
If you select a position you MUST write a statement. Otherwise, your choice will not be considered.
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