Hudson Institute Political Studies 2019 Summer Fellowship

Company: 
Hudson Institute
Location: 
Washington D.C.

 

Job Title: Hudson Institute Political Studies 2019 Summer Fellowship

Employer: Hudson Institute

Contact Information: Rachel Mackey at 202-974-2424 or rmackey@hudson.org

Address: Hudson Institute, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW #400, Washington D.C., 20004

Web Site: www.hudsonpoliticalstudies.org

Education or Degree Required: Undergraduate or recent graduate

Job Location: Washington DC

Salary/Wages: Complimentary housing and a $3,000 stipend

Job Type: Internship

Application Materials Needed:

  • Job Application
  • Resume
  • References
  • Personal Statement
  • Writing Sample

Job Description:

Hudson Institute Political Studies offers top undergraduates a Summer Fellowship in political theory and practice that broadens and deepens understanding of public policy and American political principles. The Fellowship combines rigorous study of politics and political thought through week-long seminars led by master teachers, policy workshops featuring think tank experts and experienced government officials, and a distinguished speaker series of exemplary figures from public life.  The 2019 Summer Fellowship features seminars that examine Plato’s Republic, Machiavelli’s The Prince, and Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America along with selections from the Bible, Federalist Papers, Lincoln-Douglas Debates, and current scholarship on democratic capitalism and American foreign policy in the Middle East.

Hudson Institute Political Studies is hosted at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and lasts for six weeks.  Students participate free of charge, are given complimentary accommodations, and receive a $3,000 stipend.

Responsibilities:

Attend class, give presentations, complete reading, write papers, attend activities and events.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be current undergraduates or recent graduates who have not yet begun post graduate work. They must have an interest in American public policy, political philosophy and international affairs.

 

Closing Date: 
Monday, 18 February 2019