SSS Scholarships and Internships - Research Intern for Economics and Diplomacy

Position Title: Research Intern for Economics and Diplomacy

Dates Desired: Summer Semester: 2015

Goals Of The Internship: The goal of this internship is to assist the State Chair at JFSC in the development of resource materials for lectures delivered to the Joint Advanced Warfighting School (JAWS) and Joint and Combined Warfighting School (JCWS). The internship involves research and review of scholarly documents, journals, reports, periodicals, and books covering geographical, economic, and political affairs to assist in the production of lessons that focus on modern diplomacy and economic issues that influence strategic decision-making in the United States and abroad. Based on this research, faculty and students will receive the most current lesson materials to support course objectives.

Position Description: Research intern will review books, current journals, periodicals (primary and secondary source documents) and current events information (printed and electronic media) related to diplomacy and economics. The intern will research these materials with a view to their relevancy for understanding U.S. National Security economic objectives and how they are applied globally. The intern will especially research topics related to Transatlantic and Asia-Pacific issues. The State Chair will assign topics and issues for the intern to research and provide written analysis, summary, or abstract, as requested. Duties will also include assisting lesson development and edit, proof read, and finalize course and classroom materials.

Applicant Skills Required: Graduate student.

Major(s) desired: International Studies, Business or Economics.

Specific skills required: Research skills, word processing skills, and ability to clearly and distinctly summarize the results of analyses.

Other qualifications desired: PowerPoint skills.

Work Hours: 10-20 hours per week as agreed.

Other Pertinent Information: This is an unpaid position. Intern in this position will receive experience and possible academic credit depending upon your academic institution. Interested applicants should send a current resume to contact person below (mail, e-mail, ) at the addresses provided below NLT 15 Jun:

Employer: Joint Forces Staff College, 7800 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23511-1702
Contact Person: David Cave
Job Title: Intern Program Manager
E-mail address:
Office Number: 443-6218

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