The Europe and Central Asia Program’s Turkey Project is seeking an intern for ideally six months (less can also be considered) starting end of May/early June 2021. The internship would suit a candidate with a recent degree in political science, conflict studies or international relations, planning to pursue a career related to Turkish domestic and foreign policy, and preferably with a particular interest in internal security matters and/or the Cyprus question.
The intern will work closely with the Turkey Director and Analyst fulfilling the following tasks.
- Research particularly on the Cyprus question, and more broadly Turkish domestic and foreign policy;
- Review of Turkish and international press;
- Provide assistance in reporting/drafting on conflicts followed by the Istanbul field office;
- Assist in the preparation of advocacy materials, including conference presentations, and attending public events/conferences/research meetings with program staff in Istanbul (as much as Covid-19 restrictions allow/remote arrangements can be considered);
- Provide administrative support as required.
- Degree in political science, conflict studies, international relations or similar;
- Excellent verbal and written command of English and Turkish (native Turkish preferred);
- Knowledge of and interest in Turkish domestic and foreign policy;
- Experience within EU institution and/or an international environment/NGO desirable.
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