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The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Internship in USA, 2016

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is pleased to offer its fall 2016 internship program. TIMEP is looking to hire an intern to support its research and advocacy initiatives related to Middle East policy. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants with backgrounds and experiences related to TIMEP’s focus areas. This is an unpaid internship programme.

Field of Internship: TIMEP interns will gain hands-on experience at a non-profit organization dedicated to informing policy-makers and the general public about developments in the region. For those looking to gain greater familiarity with regional issues and who are interested in gaining experience in a non-profit setting, TIMEP also offers internships related to advocacy, communications, development, and administration.
Course Level:
Internship
Internship Provider:
The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP)
Internship can be taken in 
USA (Washington D.C.)

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Eligibility: Applicants should be supportive of TIMEP’s mission and principles.
– Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.
– Full and part-time positions are available.
– Preference will be given to applicants with backgrounds and experiences related to TIMEP’s focus areas.

– Research internships require familiarity with Egyptian, Syrian, or Libyan issues
– Arabic language fluency is preferred but not required.

Internship Open for International Students: International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? This is an unpaid internship programme.

Internship Description: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is looking to hire an intern to support its research and advocacy initiatives related to Middle East policy. TIMEP interns will gain hands-on experience at a non-profit organization dedicated to informing policy-makers and the general public about developments in the region.  Interns will have the opportunity to develop analytic and writing skills related to regional policy while working on ground-breaking initiatives related to the region’s economic, political, social, and security landscapes. Located in TIMEP’s offices in downtown Washington D.C., the internship also allows a unique opportunity for engagement in policy-making circles and interaction with a wide variety of civil society and government actors. Gaining dynamic experience at a small organization, interns will benefit from the mentorship of TIMEP’s accomplished senior staff and fellows, who will supervise the intern’s research and professional development.

Internship Duration: The weekly time commitment is flexible, we ask that interns commit at least 15 hours per week in TIMEP’s Washington DC office.

How to Apply: Please send cover letter, writing a sample (1,200-word maximum; excerpts acceptable), and CV to jobs-at-timep.org.

  • In your cover letter, please address the following:
  • What dates are you available to work?
  • Please describe the area or issues you would be most interested in working on
  • Please explain how an internship with TIMEP will benefit your personal and professional development.

Internship Application Deadline: Please submit applications by July 29, 2016.

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