Job Opportunities

Senior Program Officer, Office of Strategic Stability and Security at United States Institute of Peace

The Senior Program Officer (SPO) informs policy and the public through research and conflict analysis, builds conflict resolution and peacebuilding capacity, and leads program initiatives. The SPO leads the design and implementation direction to the Office Strategic Stability and Security’s overall program by providing development and planning, financial management, and public outreach. This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC and reports to the Russia Director.

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Research Assistant

Graham Allison, the Douglas Dillon Professor of Government at the Harvard Kennedy School and director of the Belfer Center’s Avoiding Great Power War Project, is recruiting new research assistants and a research associate. The assistants would support Professor Allison in conducting research on topics such as U.S. foreign policy and strategy; China; defense and intelligence policy; global nuclear security and nonproliferation; international economics; emerging technologies; and a range of other major international security issues. 

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Research Associate

Graham Allison, the Douglas Dillon Professor of Government at the Harvard Kennedy School and director of the Belfer Center’s Avoiding Great Power War Project, is recruiting new research assistants and a research associate. The associate would support Professor Allison in conducting research on international security issues and supervising the collaborative activities of a small research team.

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Communications Internship

The Arms Control Association seeks a dynamic, engaged candidate to assist with communications, media relations and marketing efforts. Preference will be given to candidates who can start in late August or early September. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience with various aspects of communications, outreach to reporters and marketing with a well-respected organization in the arms control and disarmament field. Familiarity with arms control is not necessary, but candidates should demonstrate an interest in the issues.

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Kennan Institute Internships

The Kennan Institute offers paid research internships for undergraduate, graduate and prospective graduate students. Each intern works with a scholar in residence at the Institute over a period of three to nine months. Applicants should have a good command of the Russian or Ukrainian language and ability to conduct independent research. This internship offers a flexible schedule of 15 hours per week.

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Alfa Fellowship Program

The program offers up to 18 accomplished young Americans, Britons and Germans the opportunity to complete a high-level professional development program in Russia.

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