Excellent analysis capabilities
Have either lived in the region or are currently involved in an area studies program relevant to the region2/2/2 in a language relevant to the region
Superb writing abilities, capable of producing concise, well-articulated pieces
Reliability is critical
$120 a month for summer, but there’s a possibility later on of a fall/winter internship.
Intern will be telecommuting; no relocation necessary. See web site
Submit a 2-page original analysis piece on the region for which you are applying to firstname.lastname@example.org
Letter of Recommendation
Upon selection of analysis piece, a phone interview will be scheduled
Provide a daily roll-up of news relevant to the region. Sources will include news wire services, regional news services, and online media services from the region. A specified format will be provided.
Roll-up is to be provided daily by 0900 EDT.
Monday’s role-up should include relevant news from Saturday and Sunday
Provide a ‘deep-dive’ analysis on an issue or topic relevant to the region and interested stakeholders (primarily commercial and government). Deep-dive will be no more than 2 pages, single-spaced. A specified format will be provided.
Deep Dive to be provided each Sunday, COB
After editing, Deep Dive will be published on Monday’s on the corporate website. Author will receive credit in the byline
Produce an in-depth ‘Special Report’ focused on a topic or trend agreed upon between the intern and the intern coordinator
Special Report shall not exceed 7 pages single-spaced, and will include both qualitative and quantitative analysis
Report to be provided 20 March, 20 June, 20 September, and 20 December
After editing, report will be published in CenCore’s quarterly trade publication
Geographical regions to be covered by an intern, one intern per region (total of 9):
Horn of Africa
"The Migration Myth: How Turkey and Hungary Have Anti-Immigration Policies Without Immigrants," Umut Korkut, lecturer, Glasgow Caledonian University, NOON, 238 HRCB, see flyer
"End-of-Semester Party and 'Write-for-Rights' Global Letter-Writing Campaign," 7:00 P.M., 3714 HBLL; hang with the awesome BYU Amnesty family (i.e., FAMnesty!), help write letters on several key issues, and eat.
"Crossing a Frontier by Exposing Yourself to New Ideas: Why the Search for Truth is the Hallmark of an Academic’s Life," Ralph B. Brown, professor of sociology, BYU, 3:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, see flyer
16th Annual Inquiry Conference, advanced call: Monday, 18 November; final call: Friday, 10 January 2014; the Inquiry Conference is an annual forum that allows students, faculty, and the public to come together to discuss academic questions regarding international topics, such as national identity, micro-financing, and post-colonialism, see flyer
"Religion, Terror, and Error: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Challenge of Spiritual Engagement," Douglas M. Johnston, president and founder, International Center for Religion & Diplomacy, 7:00 P.M., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, learn more
"Hamlet, Prince of Grief," a loose adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy, performed in Farsi with English supertitles, Thu–Sat, 23–25 Jan, Margetts Theatre
"The Politics and Culture of Relief and Reconstruction: Post-Earthquake Haiti," Amy Wilentz, contributing editor, Nation Magazine; professor of English, University of California, Irvine, 7:00 P.M., Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, learn more