Research Intern

CNA's 12 week paid Research Intern Program is designed to introduce recent undergraduates and student currently enrolled in a graduate program to analysis in support of national security issues. Research Interns will become part of a study team and assist in the completion of a self-contained research project, or various research projects, during the internship period. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1 Assisting in the process of defining and structuring analytical problems.
2 Developing sound analytical techniques.
3 Carrying out analyses to logical conclusions.
4 Communicating results both in writing and orally.
5 Performing other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
1 Education: Must have a Bachelor?s degree in the physical sciences, engineering, operations research, mathematics, statistics, economics, international relations or related discipline. Enrollment in a graduate program preferred.
2 Experience: Undergraduate research experience, including conducting literature searches, analyses, and writing reports is required. Graduate-level coursework and experience preferred.
3 Skills: Must have experience with database manipulation and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); good interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; critical thinking and organizational skills.
4 Required Documents: Resume, cover letter describing the students research experience and interest in internship, unofficial copies of transcripts from all schools attended, and 2 professional letters of recommendations. CNA considers professional references individuals who from professors, thesis advisor and/or members of the thesis committee.
5 Open Period: Monday, October 24, 2016 - Monday, December 12, 2016. Qualified applicants will be interviewed in January 2017 and notified of their status no later than March 2017.
Requisition ID: NCER0641 b583025d58ba433bb2a2be5b888acd70

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