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Internship Application

 

Email your application package to applications@2430group.org before January 21, 2024.

This is a remote position but offers opportunities for in-person work as well.

Job Description

An internship with 2430 Group offers learning and engagement with a team of professionals who have broad experience in government and the private sector. Interns will develop and hone their research, writing, and analytical skills.

Internship periods range from three to six months with full-time hours during the summer, but this timeline can be extended based on performance and interest. This is a remote position but offers opportunities for in-person work as well.

Duties include:

  • Working with the 2430 Group team on day-to-day tasks and long-term projects

  • Providing analytical research support.

  • Assisting in drafting papers.

  • Monitoring national security and foreign policy developments (news, congress, social media).

  • Aid in producing social media content.

Compensation

This is a paid position.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Recent graduation from, or current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Preferred concentrations are Data Science or History or Social Sciences

  • Strong interest in research, data analysis and management, and problem solving

  • Demonstrated written, verbal and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work on diverse teams.

  • Ability to manage multiple, pressing deadlines

Timeline

  • January 21, 2024: Applications Close

  • Mid-February: Initial Selection

    • Candidates are notified if they have been selected to proceed to the first set of interviews. Approximately five candidates are chosen for this stage.​

  • Early March: Notification for Further Assessment​​

    • ​Select candidates are informed if they will proceed to a critical thinking assessment.

  • Mid-March: Final Interview Scheduling

    • ​Final panel interview for candidates, focusing on discussion of their critical thinking assessments.

  • Early April: Internship Offer

  • Early June: Begin Internship but Subject to Mutual Agreement​​

Application 

Please submit the following information to applications@2430group.org:

  • Resume

  • College Transcripts

  • One Letter of Recommendation (This may be emailed separately by your recommender)

  • Writing Sample (3 - 5 pages)

  • Please answer the following questions in no more than 1,500 characters:

    • How did you hear of 2430 Group?

    • Describe why working for 2430 Group fits into your current professional and personal goals.

    • Describe any additional special skills not highlighted on your resume or transcripts (ex: foreign language with proficiency level; military or government background, data scientist, instructor or other special certifications, etc).

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