Security & Sustainability Program Internship

Global Green USA
Washington, DC
Undergraduate or Graduate student

The Global Green USA Security & Sustainability Program in Washington DC is offering an internship for undergraduate or graduate students interested in gaining practical experience in international security, arms control, environmental research, public policy, and the legislative process. Interns participate in a variety of activities that support both organizational and individual development.

• Develop, research, write, and publish a project on a topic developed according to the needs of the
organization, intern’s own interests, as well as potential school requirements for academic credit.
• Assist with media analyses and regular updates of the Green Cross / Global Green News Forum
• Attend legislative strategy meetings.
• Assist with organizational needs and attend Program’s events in Washington DC.
• Attend events organized by other NGOs and think tanks in Washington DC representing Global
Green USA.
• Assist Program Associate and Program Director in planning and implementation of projects to promote
the safe and environmentally sound destruction of weapons stockpiles globally.
• Assist with foundation research and grant writing.
• Help with other tasks and projects as needs arise.

Possible Topics:
• Global disease surveillance network(s) (with a focus on Central-Eastern Europe and former
Soviet Union states)
• Nonproliferation universality campaign
• Overview of arms control and disarmament treaties related to conventional weapons
• Conventional weapons destruction analysis

• Must have a proven interest in international security policy, arms control, nonproliferation, and/or
related environmental issues
• Must be at least a college junior in good standing or a graduate student
• Must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale), or the equivalent if from a non-US institution

Time Commitment:
Minimum 2 months
Part time: 15-20 hours/week; Full time: 35 hours/week
Hours to be determined with intern and academic institution

Our office is located in the Johns Hopkins University’s Bernstein Office Building, 1717 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036 (Dupont Circle metro stop)

To Apply:
Please send resume, cover letter (including dates and times of availability), short writing sample (1-3 pages), and list of 3 references and their contact information by e-mail to Marina Voronova at Resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

This internship is unpaid. Academic credit is available. Please work out academic credit details with your academic institution.