Internship Opportunities with NSN

We are currently accepting internship applications for the summer 2014 internship period. Candidates will be accepted on a rolling basis until all positions (3-4 positions) are filled. 

The National Security Network (NSN) is an organization dedicated to developing and advancing innovative national security solutions that are both pragmatic and principled.  NSN works with a broad network of foreign policy and national security experts to 1) identify, develop, and synthesize the best policy ideas and solutions; 2) translate those ideas into effective factual and thematic messages that will resonate with a broad audience; and 3) distribute its message to elected officials, progressive political candidates, the media, national security experts, community leaders, and non-governmental organizations.

Internship opportunities with NSN include (see further details below):

  • Development Strategy Fellowship
  • Communications Internship
  • General Internship
  • Outreach Internship
  • Research Internship

NSN offers internships during three periods:

  • Fall: September – December
  • Winter/Spring: January – May
  • Summer: June – August

The following are the suggested deadlines:

  • Winter/Spring 2014: December 1, 2013
  • Summer 2014: April 6, 2014
  • Fall 2014: August 3, 2014

To apply for an internship with the National Security Network, please submit the following materials to Katie McBee at kmcbee@nsnetwork.org. The subject line should include your name and the internship period for which you are applying.

  • Cover letter, including your availability (hours per week and approximate start and end dates)
  • Resume
  • Short writing sample (2-3 pages)

Please note that applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and that we encourage candidates to submit their applications before the suggested deadline, although applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Only those candidates selected for a phone interview will be contacted.

Fellowship Opportunity

Development Strategy Fellowship

The National Security Network is currently seeking a public policy or business graduate school fellow for a special position working on the organization’s development strategy.

Internship Opportunities

Communications Internship

The internship provides a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience in the fields of communication, journalism, and the media.

General Internship

The internship provides the unique opportunity to gain an understanding of the operation of a non-profit foreign policy organization at all levels: policy/research, communications, outreach, coalition building, and administration.

Outreach Internship

The internship provides a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience in outreach and coalition building.

Research Internship

The internship provides the unique opportunity to gain an understanding of the research and policy development processes of a non-profit foreign policy organization.

 

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

Through our partners NSI, we are happy to host Scoville Fellows. The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship pays a salary for college graduates to work with NGOs in Washington, DC, including the National Security Initiative, on international peace and security issues for six to nine months. For further information, please visit www.scoville.org.

 

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