Join the team at West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center!
The Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point is currently seeking a Research Intern or Interns for the Spring 2018 academic semester to assist with its research activities. Particularly, the CTC is looking for a Research Intern(s) with a demonstrated interest in one or more of the following areas:
- GENDER AND TERRORISM: Especially as relates to its history, global incarnations, and praxis in terrorist groups around the world.
- TERRORISM IN AFRICA: Especially as relates to Boko Haram, al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), on one hand, and global and intra-African cooperation against terrorist groups, particularly in the African Union, on the other.
- TERRORISM IN AFGHANISTAN-PAKISTAN: Especially in relation to al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), Islamic State Khurasan (ISK), and affiliates.
- TERRORISM STUDIES GENERALLY
Research interns will assist some combination of CTC’s researchers in their various projects, to include CTC reports, peer-reviewed journal articles, op-eds, book manuscripts, as well as the conceptualization, creation, maintenance, and analysis of databases. Duties and responsibilities may include conducting literature reviews, collecting and analyzing data, and report-writing, among others.
Research Interns will be fully integrated in the day-to-day culture of the Combating Terrorism Center. To that end, they will benefit from participation in numerous briefings with senior U.S. Government officials and other top academics, as well as interacting with CTC researchers and U.S. Military Academy students.
For more information on how to apply, click here.