2010 Summer Internship Global Economy and Development
The Global Economy and Development Program is seeking an intern to assist and provide support for a senior fellow and his research staff during the summer of 2010. The Global Economy and Development Program examines the opportunities and challenges presented by globalization, which has become a central concern to policymakers, business executives and civil society, and offers innovative recommendations and solutions in order to materially shape the policy debate.
Intern responsibilities would include research and administrative assistance for current projects relating to governance, overseas development assistance and various current event topics. Specific duties would include assistance with web-based research, data gathering and analysis, and public event or private seminar planning and preparation.
Successful applicants are generally undergraduate and graduate students with a demonstrated interest in economics, international development and empirical research. A strong academic background, writing and research skills, and familiarity with data analysis are highly desirable.
Please note that all internship positions are unpaid, and will run from mid-May through mid-August. Hours are negotiable.
How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume and schedule availability to firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Summer Intern: Global Development" in the subject line. Please discuss specifically why you are interested in interning with the Global Economy and Development program.
Applications must be received by May 10th. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. For international applicants, Brookings is not responsible for providing student or work visas; you will need to make your own visa arrangements.
Please direct all questions to:
Global Economy and Development
The Brookings Institution
1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036