American Enterprise Institute


The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) is seeking interns for the Summer 2016 internship term. Internship opportunities are available on both the research and business sides of the think tank. All positions require excellent organizational, research, writing, and computer skills, as well as the ability to multi-task. Responsibilities on the research side include research, writing, editing, and some administrative work. Most of our research positions support more than one scholar, but they are generally grouped by topic. On the business side of the think tank, our conferences, development, communications, and government relations offices all seek interns. 

Summer 2017 intern candidates can apply to work in the following offices:

- Academic Programs

- Accounting

- Office of the President

- Asian Economies

- Asian Studies

- Coalitions

- Communications--Blogging and New Media

- Communications and Marketing Systems

- Critical Threats Project

- Critical Threats Project--al Qaeda and Affiliates

- Critical Threats Project--Iran

- Critical Threats Project--Communications and Technology

- Defense Planning and the U.S. Global Strategy

- Demographics and Political Economy

- Development

- Digital Strategy

- Economic Policy

- Editorial and Publications

- Education Policy

- External Affairs

- Financial Services

- Government Relations

- Health Policy

- Higher Education Policy

- International Trade and Finance

- Iranian Studies

- Labor Economics

- Security Studies

- Media Relations

- Middle East Studies

- Military Strategy and the U.S. Defense Budget

- Open Source Policy Center

- Poverty Studies

- Program on American Citizenship

- Public Opinion Studies

- Russian Studies

- Social and Cultural Studies

- Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy

- Values and Capitalism

- Video Production

AEI will be hosting approximately 70 interns this summer. 

Competitive candidates for these internships will generally possess a 3.6 GPA from a top ranking college or university.

Washington, D.C.
Advocacy/Policy, Research, Think Tank/Strategy