Al Sharq Strategic Research is looking for graduate students or final year undergrad students for a 6 months paid internship scheme between the months of June and November of 2021. The internship position is for young fellows who have interest and experience in studying the MENA region. Both full-time (Monday to Friday, 10 am-6 pm) and part-time (16-20 h/w) options are available for this position.

Internship start date: June 1, 2021


-Full English working proficiency is required as all events, papers, and office conduct are in English.

-Proficiency in one of the languages of the region (Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Kurdish).

-Interpersonal skills are necessary as many of the tasks will be carried out in cooperation with the staff

-Applicants must be based in Istanbul during the internship period (Travel and accommodation expenses will not be covered for applicants who plan to relocate specifically for the internship)

-The priority is given to those who study Political Science, International Relations, and Middle East Politics

Applications & Deadline:

Upon revision of the submitted material, candidates who qualify will be called for an interview before the final decisions are made.

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2021

Please send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you want to join Al Sharq Strategic Research to the following email: