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The Carnegie Middle East Center is a public policy think tank and research center based in Beirut, Lebanon. It was established in November 2006 by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The Middle East Center draws on the successful experience of Carnegie's Moscow Center, established in 1994, and also runs parallel to new Carnegie initiatives in Beijing and Brussels.

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.

 
  • Deputy Editor, Sada

    The Carnegie Middle East Center, located in Beirut, is seeking a deputy editor for Sada (an online journal) and for other publications. Responsibilities will include commissioning and editing articles, identifying and fostering author relationships, overseeing translations, conducting various Sada outreach initiatives, managing Sada’s Arabic language media accounts, and researching political, economic and social issues relevant to Sada. Responsibilities will also include reviewing and evaluating papers submitted to the Carnegie Middle East Center and carrying out related editorial duties.

    Ideal candidate will have a strong editorial experience, excellent writing and communication skills, experience with social media outreach, knowledge of current political developments in the Arab world, familiarity with leading authors, scholars, and journalists writing on these topics, and outstanding organizational skills. Strong Arabic and English skills are required. M.A. in a discipline such as political science, language, history, or Middle East area studies is preferable.

    Please apply via the Carnegie Endowment website: http://carnegieendowment.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-563437.html

  • 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 http://carnegieendowment.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-533681.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

    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 http://carnegieendowment.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-533683.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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