The Vandenberg Coalition seeks to hire a current graduate student as a part-time Graduate Research Fellow to contribute to the organization’s policy research & writing for the Fall Academic Semester (September–December 2023). The Fellow will receive a $2500 stipend for completing the program.
The application deadline is 5PM EDT on Sunday, June 18, 2023.
To apply, please complete the application form found HERE.
Please reach out to Samuel Byers at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The Fellow will assist the Vandenberg Coalition’s policy team with research, analysis, and writing related to a wide variety of foreign policy & national security issues. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The fellowship is part-time (approx. 10-12 hours per week) and remote. Applicants not currently residing in Washington, D.C. are encouraged to apply on an equal basis.
The Fellow will benefit from access to Vandenberg’s large network of foreign policy & national security professionals, have the opportunity to work closely with Vandenberg staff and members of the Coalition’s extensive Advisory Board, gain experience in the research and drafting of policy briefs and memos, and develop a greater understanding of the intersection between the study of international relations and the foreign policy making process.
Successful applicants will have excellent research and written communications skills and the ability to produce high quality work on a self-directed basis. Applicants should have a demonstrated understanding of one or more areas related to American foreign policy & national security (e.g. defense policy, regional/country studies, economics & trade, etc.).
What Is the Vandenberg Coalition?
Founded in 2021, the Vandenberg Coalition (TVC) is a 501(c)(3), non-partisan network of foreign policy leaders, both experts and practitioners, that prepares current and future national security leaders with the context, network, and vision that harnesses principled American leadership to overcome the most significant national security challenges of our time. The network includes over 100 national security experts and former government officials who are collectively involved in the following: