The Middle East Council on Global Affairs is home to an array of prominent resident, visiting, and non-resident fellows supported by a professional team that runs the research, administrative and communications operations. The Council also offers internship opportunities to graduate and post-graduate students from leading universities.

Available employment and internship opportunities are listed below.

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Senior Fellow and Fellow positions opportunities are available to scholars who have a Ph.D. or other advanced degree, have published in their fields, and have extensive experience in academia, the government or policy-making organizations. Supporting the scholars are research assistants, analysts, and associates whose backgrounds can range from a bachelor’s degree with limited work experience to a master’s degree with related research experience.


The Council regularly hosts interns from leading universities, including, Georgetown University, Northwestern University, Qatar University and other academic institutions for semester-long and summer-long terms. There are two types of internship program, research and communications.