Summer Internship Opportunity: The Nixon Center

Regional Strategic Programs Intern (Middle East and Caspian Basin)

The Nixon Center: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: May 15, 2010

The Nixon Center is seeking energetic undergraduate and graduate students (though non-students may also apply) interested in international affairs for volunteer (unpaid) internship positions in its Washington, DC office. An internship at the Center is an excellent way for students to learn about international affairs and meet influential people in government, think tank, academic, and media circles.

This position supports Geoffrey Kemp, Director of Regional Strategic Programs and a former senior White House official. His current projects focus on U.S. policy toward Israel, Iran, and Iraq, as well as the impact of the the growing Asian presence in the Middle East on U.S. Policy. Successful candidates will have a demonstrable interest in the Middle East, Caspian Basin, or South Asia and, ideally, some background in economics, energy, or regional policy politics.

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Upcoming Lecture: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Musical Life of Medieval Spain

Sponsored by Dialogue International

Tuesday, March 23 at 5:30 pm – Ingraham Hall

Dialogue International, a student club at UW-Madison, aims to promote respect and understanding among all cultural and faith traditions. They will host a lecture by Dr. Dwight Reynolds, professor of Religious Studies at the University of California-Santa Barbara.