The Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Communication intern works directly with the Communications team on media relations and monitoring, social media outreach, website administration, database management, multimedia support, event planning and execution, writing marketing materials and press releases, copy editing, and external relations writ large.
• Work directly on media relations and monitoring;
• Conduct and manage social media outreach;
• Monitor the Center's media hits, including media hits by CNAS experts;
• Website administration using a content management system;
• Database management (Salesforce);
• Support event planning and execution;
• Support multimedia/video development; and
• Support email marketing efforts using the Center's marketing software.
Candidates with demonstrated interests in social media and search engine optimization, journalism, media relations, video editing, web and print design, and public relations are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, technically savvy, detail oriented and have excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Full-time interns are compensated with a stipend of $1,500 monthly intended to help cover the cost of transportation and other daily expenses incurred during the internship. Interns work closely with CNAS senior staff and are given considerable responsibility. Participants are chosen based on merit in an open, competitive process. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.
CNAS develops bold, bipartisan, and pragmatic national security and defense policies. Building on the expertise and experience of its staff and advisors, CNAS engages policymakers, experts and the public with innovative, fact-based research, ideas and analysis to shape and elevate the national security debate. A key part of the Center’s mission is to inform and prepare the national security leaders of today and tomorrow.
All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.