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Caspian Policy Center (CPC) is an independent, nonprofit research think tank based in Washington D.C. Economic, political, energy and security issues of the Caspian region constitute the central research focus of the Center. The Caspian region, at the crossroads of the East and the West, is increasingly becoming a crucial area of global interest with its rich natural resources, geopolitical rivalry and economic development. Established in 2016, the Center aims at becoming a primary research and debate platform in the Caspian region with relevant publications, events, projects and media productions to nurture a comprehensive understanding of the intertwined affairs of the Caspian region. With an inclusive, scholarly and innovative approach, the Caspian Policy Center presents a platform where diverse voices from academia, business and policy world from both the region and the nation’s capital interact to produce distinct ideas and insights to the outstanding issues of the region.

Internship Announcements

About the Internship

 

The Caspian Policy Center (CPC) is looking for a Managing Editor to oversee its international publication Caspian Affairs. The position will offer the opportunity to manage an international publication, work with high-level officials, and contribute to strategic initiatives involving the magazine.

 

Qualifications

Required:

 

  •  Must be at least an undergraduate student, a graduate student, or a recent graduate.
  •  Must have, or have had, at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent from a non-U.S. institution.
  • Able to make a minimum commitment of 20 hours a week in-house.
  • Must demonstrate an entrepreneurial attitude, flexibility, excellent attention to detail, ability to work independently, and an ability take initiative when needed.

 

What will make your application competitive:

 

  • Previous experience in journalism.
  • Previous experience with publication logistics.

 

Responsibilities
 
The Caspian Affairs Managing Editor will work under the direct supervision of the Communications Manager. The role will require (1) planning the content and timeline of the next issue with relevant senior staff, (2) communicating with all stakeholders and contributing authors, (3) editing all submitted material, and (4) working collaboratively with the Design editor to ensure all written work is aesthetic for print.
 
Our internships are unpaid; however, we have limited stipends available, which are dependent upon experience. CPC will also work with students who are interested in applying for academic credit.
 
To apply, please send your resume to Senior Programs Manager Kristen Cheriegate at kcheriegate@caspianpolicy.org. A cover letter is optional, but highly encouraged.
 
CPC will accept applications until September 6, but will be conducting interviews as applications are received. Offers may be given before the closing date.
 
CPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.