Research Support Intern

IREX, Washington DC, United States

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
2nd February, 2015

Job Description

Position Summary

  • IREX seeks an intern with a background in Eastern Europe and Eurasia to provide support to research support programs.  The intern will have a strong familiarity with the organizations and institutions that conduct educational research and policy in the region.  Familiarity with higher education policy is a plus.  The internship will last from January to May 2015, and will work up to 40 hours per week.  

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Liaise with fellowship participants and alumni to develop program events and assist with program logistics.
  • Compile and track a wide range of information and data specific to fields relevant to higher education policy and US foreign policy in the region.
  • Provide additional program support for participants as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience with and interest in foreign policy and/or higher education in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.  The ideal candidate will be enrolled in or recently graduated from a graduate program in the above fields.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with U.S. institutions of higher education and think-tanks focused on the region.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and strong organizational skills.


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