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 email@example.com
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
"Overdoing or Underdoing: Why Can't American Foreign Policy Do Better?" Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, CFR; related reading: What Would Richard Holbrooke Do?, Pull Back: The Case for a Less Active Foreign Policy, Lean Forward: In Defense of American Engagement, 10:00–11:00 A.M., 257 HRCB, see flyer
"Trust between European Microstates and their Neighbors," Ken Stiles, associate professor of political science, NOON, 238 HRCB, see flyer
"Decision Time in Brazil, and it is Not about the World Cup: After Three Decades of Change, Now Comes the Hardest Part," Paulo Sotero, director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, D.C., 3:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, see flyer
"Olympic Rings and Ocean Dreams: Behind the Scenes in Mexico, 1968," Evan Ward, associate professor of history, BYU, 11:00 A.M., 238 HRCB, sponsored by Latin American Studies, see flyer
"First Take on the Crimea: Faculty Q&A," Scott B. Cooper, associate professor of political science, BYU, 3:00 P.M., 238 HRCB
The Last Days of Pompeii (Silent), Tuesday, 11 March, 5:00 P.M. lecture, 5:30 P.M. screening; Wednesday, 12 March, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 14 March 5:00 P.M.; Saturday, 15 March, 4:00 P.M., see flyer
Vision (German), Tuesday, 11 March, 7:30 P.M.; Friday, 14 March, 9:30 P.M.; Saturday, 15 March, 11:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M., see flyer