Call for applications: Gaither Carnegie Junior Fellows Program – Year-long Research Assistantship at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC

The James C. Gaither Junior Fellow Program is a program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a unique global network of policy research centers with the mission to advance the cause of peace through analysis and development of fresh policy ideas and direct engagement with decisionmakers in government, business, and civil society. It offers ~18 one-year fellowships to graduating seniors and alumni within a year of graduation to work as research assistants to Carnegie’s senior scholars. Both US and international applicants are welcome to apply, provided that international applicants have work authorization (often, this fellowship can fulfill OPT requirements).

Successful applicants will have excellent research and writing skills and knowledge of one of the following topics: Democracy, Conflict, and Governance; American Statecraft; Nuclear Policy; Technology and International Affairs; Middle East; International Security and Political Economy [to work with the International Security and South Asia Programs]; Asia Program; Russia and Eurasia; Africa Program; Global Order and Institutions; Sustainability, Climate and Geopolitics; and Europe.

Interested in applying? Read Wesleyan’s summary of the program and the official program overview and then write to as soon as possible to determine if this program is a fit for you and prepare to meet the December 4 (noon) campus deadline.