The Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center (MKCMEC), the Beirut center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, is seeking communications interns to work with its Beirut-based communications team 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; helping organize 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 and Arabic; fluency in French is 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.
To apply, candidates must submit a resume and cover letter via the Carnegie website.
The Malcolm H. Kerr 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.