Careers & Internships



Thank you for your interest in careers, internships, and fellowship opportunities at Hudson Institute.

Hudson Institute seeks serious, ambitious individuals of all career levels who support the Institute's mission to promote American leadership for a secure, free, and prosperous future. Please browse open positions below and contact with any questions.

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Public Affairs

Public Affairs Associate

Hudson Institute seeks a public affairs associate to support all aspects of public affairs operations, encompassing digital, editorial, media, and events.

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Research Associate

Hudson Institute seeks a research associate to support policy work on national security and US foreign and domestic policy issues, with an emphasis on grand strategy, industrial policy and defense industrial base related issues.

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Research Fellow and Program Manager, China Center

Hudson Institute's China Center seeks a research fellow and program manager to support China-related policy work on China's foreign and domestic policies; US-China diplomatic, defense, economic and technology interactions; and US policy and strategies toward China.

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For Students

Internship Program

Hudson welcomes undergraduates and post-graduate students in the spring, summer, and fall semesters to support the policy work of the Institute. Interns have a unique opportunity to work one-on-one with Hudson experts and staff on a variety of policy topics, such as national security and defense, cybersecurity and technology, grand strategy and history, and international relations and trade.

Hudson offers both in-person internship opportunities at our Washington, DC headquarters and remote internship opportunities.

Now accepting applications for summer 2024.

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Hudson Institute Political Studies

Hudson Institute Political Studies offers top undergraduates a summer fellowship in political theory and practice that broadens and deepens understanding of public policy and American political principles. The fellowship combines the rigorous study of political thought and action through week-long seminars led by master teachers, policy workshops directed by experts in the field and experienced government officials, and a distinguished speaker series of exemplary figures from public life.

Now accepting applications for summer 2024.

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