Intern – Africa Program (Summer 2024)

United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF)



At CSIS we actively search to make use of a various group of people that embody our organizational values. We welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds to use, particularly these from historically underrepresented teams.

The Middle for Strategic and Worldwide Research (CSIS) is a non-profit, bipartisan public coverage group established in 1962 to offer strategic insights and sensible coverage options to choice makers involved with international safety and prosperity.  Over time, it has grown to be one of many largest organizations of its type, with a workers of some 200 staff, together with greater than 120 analysts working to handle the altering dynamics of worldwide safety throughout the globe.

The CSIS Africa Program is in search of an analytical and detail-oriented particular person to function an Intern. The Africa Program works with numerous stakeholders to establish, elevate, and tackle strategic challenges and alternatives in sub-Saharan Africa. The important thing focus areas embrace shifts in Africa’s governance and safety panorama; the way forward for Africa’s economies and social capital; and the rise of recent overseas companions and nonstate actors within the area.

This internship place prioritizes this system’s social media actions and the publication of the Into Africa bi-weekly podcast collection. Choice will likely be given to candidates who possess in depth work expertise utilizing social media platforms and graphic design software program. The intern will even help with ongoing analysis, helping in creating supplies for high-profile occasions and publications, getting ready briefing supplies to the Director and Analysis Affiliate forward of conferences, and offering different administrative help as wanted.

The employed candidate will likely be paid hourly, commensurate with expertise ($17.00/hour for present undergraduate hires, $18.00/hour for hires with a bachelor’s diploma, and $19.00/hour for hires with a grasp’s diploma).


·       Publicizing this system’s publications and occasions frequently utilizing numerous social media platforms together with Twitter, Instagram, and Fb

·       Aiding within the modifying and publicizing of the Africa Program’s ‘Into Africa’ podcast

·       Create and distribute mailings in Pardot

·       Innovating new methods to ameliorate the Africa Program’s use of social media

·       Offering analysis help to Africa Program workers

·       Compiling analysis and information into literature opinions, summaries, backgrounders, and brief publications to help this system’s analysis portfolio.

·       Help with occasion planning, together with drafting invitation letters, conducting background analysis, drafting questions, and staffing occasions.

·       Performing a wide range of administrative duties as wanted


Robust candidates will have the ability to decide to a full-time internship (35 hours/week) from early January 2024 to early July 2024, and possess the next attributes:

  • B.A. (accomplished or in progress) Diploma in African Research, Political Science, Worldwide Relations, Historical past, Public Coverage, Worldwide Improvement, or different related fields most popular
  • Have to be eligible to work in america
  • Should have the ability to decide to 35 hours per week
  • Expertise in skilled settings utilizing social media platforms together with Fb, Instagram, and Twitter required
  • Expertise utilizing Canva required
  • Excessive proficiency in Microsoft Workplace merchandise is required
  • Demonstrated potential to contribute to, edit, and produce prime quality written supplies, ideally analytical experiences with coverage suggestions
  • Superior consideration to element in addition to organizational and coordination abilities.
  • Should have robust communication abilities
  • A agency understanding and/or curiosity in African safety, financial, and political points and Africa-U.S. coverage is most popular
  • Potential to work together with and reply to questions from a variety of people with numerous pursuits, backgrounds, and inclinations.


The bodily calls for are consultant of people who have to be met by an worker working in an workplace setting.  Affordable lodgings could also be made to allow people with disabilities to carry out the important job capabilities.  The noise stage within the work setting is normally reasonable.

Certified candidates will obtain consideration for employment with out regard to race, coloration, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, sexual orientation, gender id, incapacity or protected veteran standing.

Affirmative Motion/Equal Alternative Employer.


candidates ought to submit a canopy letter, resume, an inventory of three references (together with reference’s identify, title, affiliation, e-mail tackle, and telephone quantity), and a writing pattern of not more than 3 pages at Functions shut April 28, 2023.


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