Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program

Am I Eligible?

If you are interested in working as a research assistant for one of the Senior Associates at the Carnegie Institute, in Washington, DC, you must be a senior or have graduated within the past year, and who has not begun any graduate-level study.  According to the website, junior fellows have the opportunity to work “on the Carnegie Endowment's projects such as non-proliferation, democracy building, trade, US leadership, China-related issues and Russian/Eurasian studies. Junior Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists and government officials.”

What Will I Receive?

Fellows receive $2916.66 per month for a full year, as well as a full benefits package.  All fellowships begin on 1 August and continue for one year.


How Do I Apply?

You cannot apply or obtain materials directly from the Carnegie Institute. You must obtain an application directly through the faculty representative.


See program website for details.

Additional Information:

According to the website, “The application process is highly competitive. Approximately 5% of applicants are ultimately selected for positions. Applications are judged on the quality of the written essay, related academic study and/or work experience, grades, recommendations, and personal interviews.”

Faculty Contact:

Dr. Elizabeth Elliot-Meisel