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The American Enterprise Institute is inviting candidates to apply for an open scholar position in the Jeane Kirkpatrick Fellowship Program in Foreign and Defense Policy Studies. The program is open to mid-career academics, government, and civilian professionals in foreign policy and security studies who are looking for an opportunity to deepen their work. The application period commences on May 1, 2024. The program begins in September 2024, although the starting date for new Jeane Kirkpatrick scholars is negotiable to accommodate existing personal and professional obligations. The program’s duration is one year from the start date, with the possibility of a one-year extension.  Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Fellowship Benefits:Guided by the belief that...
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2023-2112
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The Housing Center at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks a full-time, in-person (senior) research/data analyst to assist in creating, managing, and analyzing large datasets to derive insights and inform US housing policy. The center conducts cutting-edge research and publishes an unprecedented set of risk metrics to improve the operation of housing markets, mortgage lending practices, and housing policy. Working directly with the center’s codirectors on the full range of the center’s initiatives, this role encompasses data science, business intelligence, and statistical programming. While we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible, May graduates should consider applying. Responsibilities will include creating, cleaning, and analyzing new datasets;...
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2024-2214
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks a full-time, in-person analyst to conduct independent research, lead interns, and support foreign policy scholars in advancing the mission of the Critical Threats Project (CTP). CTP produces detailed, objective analysis and forecasting on America’s core national security challenges and provides concrete recommendations to address them. CTP also trains the next generation of policymakers and analysts who will continue to address these challenges. The primary area of focus for this position will be Iranian internal and external security and foreign policy activities, including but not limited to: Iran’s military capabilities, regional influence, and soft power outreach. Other responsibilities include selecting, training, and developing...
Job ID
2024-2231
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is seeking a full-time, in-person human resources and internship program coordinator to join AEI’s HR and Talent Development team. This position offers a unique opportunity to oversee the day-to-day operations of a premier think tank’s internship program while assisting with talent acquisition and growth. This program coordinator will join a team of human resources professionals who deliver seamless hire-to-retire services to AEI employees in addition to services related to general HR and employment, compensation and benefits, operations and administration, talent management, and employee relations. AEI offers a stimulating work environment, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits. Applicants should submit an online application...
Job ID
2024-2234
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks a full-time, in-person book operations manager to join the Editing Services team. The anticipated start date for this position is as soon as possible. The book operations manager will be in charge of the administrative side of AEI Press, including communicating with printers and distributors, tracking sales numbers and production costs, and submitting files and metadata for publication. This position requires strong organization and communication skills and the ability to multitask and manage multiple deadlines. The ideal candidate has experience working in the publishing world, preferably working directly for or with a book publisher. Interest or experience in public policy is strongly preferred. Qualified candidates should submit...
Job ID
2024-2247
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks a full-time, in-person events assistant to assist policy scholars and their staff with event planning and execution and help plan and produce special annual events. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter demonstrating their interest in AEI’s mission, and academic transcript.
Job ID
2024-2248
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks a full-time, in-person research assistant to work with Senior Fellow Brent Orrell. The research assistant will study a wide variety of issues related to workforce development policy, including the skills needed for success in the modern workforce, worker attitudes and workplace culture, AI and the future of work, work as a pathway to economic mobility, and more. This employee in this position will also support Senior Fellow Sally Satel. The anticipated start date for this position is Summer 2024.
Job ID
2024-2249
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Now in its third year as an AEI priority, the FREE Initiative is a national collaborative outreach and educational resourcing effort led by AEI scholar Ian Rowe. Drawing on Rowe’s cutting-edge research on upward mobility detailed in his recent book, the FREE Initiative disseminates new insights about the crucial roles of family, religion, education, and entrepreneurship in developing the rising generation of young Americans. FREE catalyzes a growing network of exemplary leaders who use their spheres of influence to revitalize community life and guide young men and women to a better future. The FREE Initiative is committed to building partnerships among policymakers, cultural leaders, and local influencers to help young Americans—particularly emerging leaders representing ethnic...
Job ID
2024-2252
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks a full-time, in-person research assistant to work on polling, demographic trends, and American politics for AEI’s Survey Center on American Life, directed by Senior Fellow Daniel A. Cox. The anticipated start date for this position is as soon as possible. Responsibilities for this position include assisting with research, writing, and editing for studies, papers, articles, op-eds, and media appearances. The employee in this position will also manage the Survey Center’s online presence. This includes social media posting and engagement, administration of website properties, online advertising, and media impact monitoring. The research assistant will also create visual content based on the Survey Center’s research, manage timelines for...
Job ID
2024-2253
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) seeks a full-time, in-person Coalitions assistant to help promote the work of AEI scholars and facilitate our development of relationships with key leaders in think tanks, business organizations, nonprofits, community groups, and state and local government across the country. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter demonstrating their interest in AEI’s mission, academic transcript, and 500-word writing sample on any topic. The anticipated start date for this position is as soon as possible.
Job ID
2024-2254
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is seeking a director of video services to play an integral role within the communications department, translating research from top policy experts into digestible online video for key AEI audiences. The director will collaborate with editors during all phases of production to help create more compelling and engaging content for our social media channels, including YouTube and other platforms. The anticipated start date for this position is as soon as possible. The ideal candidate should understand how to use video to reach key policy audiences. Knowledge of and general interest in current events and public policy is required. They should have an exceptional eye for graphic design; the ability to translate public policy research into digestible...
Job ID
2024-2256

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