Employment Opportunities

 

The Carnegie Middle East Center is an independent policy research institute based in Beirut, Lebanon, and part of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The center provides in-depth analysis of the political, socioeconomic, and security issues facing the Middle East and North Africa. It draws its scholarship from a pool of top regional experts, working in collaboration with Carnegie’s other research centers in Beijing, Brussels, Moscow, and Washington.

Current employment/internship opportunities are listed below. We welcome the opportunity to review resumes for open positions. Please note we accept resumes for posted positions only. Unsolicited resumes are not retained.

 
  • Research Assistant, Education/Citizenship/Development

    The Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut is seeking a full-time Research Assistant for one year starting in the fall of 2014. Responsibilities will include assisting scholars in their research on citizenship and social justice issues in general, and on citizenship education in particular, by researching relevant literature, analyzing articles and books, reviewing and editing papers. Position will also help with events organization. Requires a master's degree in Development or a related social science discipline; research experience on Middle East education, youth issues, and/or development, with a focus on social or political issues; native level of Arabic and fluency in English (French is a plus); excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet Explorer, Outlook. Candidates should have good analytical and organizational skills; be able to meet deadlines and to work under pressure. Knowledge of Arab social and political affairs is required.

    Please apply via the Carnegie Endowment website: https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/133164.html.

    EE/M/F/D/V

  • Communications Internship (Unpaid)

    The Carnegie Middle East Center (CMEC) is seeking communications interns in Beirut to work for three to six months on a full-time basis.

    Responsibilities will include article editing; liaising with local, regional, and international media; providing assistance to the Communications team; organizing events such as conferences and briefings; helping with website maintenance in English, Arabic and French; and contributing to the promotion of Carnegie publications.

    The position is unpaid; a monthly stipend is provided for transportation expenses

    Candidates should have excellent verbal and written command of English or Arabic; fluency in French is highly desirable; completion or pursuit of a post graduate degree in journalism, communications, political science, international relations or similar; previous media experience, especially in video/audio; and proven interest in international relations/Middle East Affairs. Multimedia skills are highly desirable. All candidates must submit a resume and cover letter via the Carnegie website at https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/89690.html

    IMPORTANT:

    • Carnegie Middle East Center is not responsible for arranging accommodations or facilitating visa applications for prospective candidates.
    • The Center will contact only those candidates who are extended an interview.
  • Research Internship (Unpaid)

    Carnegie Middle East Center (CMEC) encourages graduate and post-graduate students to apply to our Research Internship program. Interns are appointed for a 3 to 6 months period on a full-time basis.

    The intern will assist the Center's scholars in their research on political, economic, security and education reforms topics related to the MENA region. The intern can expect to benefit directly from working at an international think-tank, with exposure to its inner mechanisms and the opportunity to contribute to our scholars' work. The successful applicant will also have access to all Carnegie MEC meetings, symposia and other events.

    The position is unpaid; a monthly stipend is provided for transportation expenses.

    Requirements: BA or MA in International Relations, Political Science, Economics, Middle East Studies, Education, Sociology or any related field; excellent skills in the Microsoft suite; good command of Arabic and English; French is a plus. Previous experience in research is welcomed. All candidates must submit a resume and cover letter via the Carnegie Endowment website at https://carnegieendowment.applicantpro.com/jobs/89692.html

    IMPORTANT:

    • Carnegie Middle East Center is not responsible for arranging accommodations or facilitating visa applications for prospective candidates.
    • The Center will contact only those candidates who are extended an interview.

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