Open Positions

Hudson Institute is one of the oldest and most respected think tanks in the world. Founded in 1961 by Herman Kahn and headquartered in Washington D.C. Hudson has garnered local, national, and international acclaim with its hands-on research and offers a unique opportunity to work with Hudson researchers in policy areas.

Internship Program

Hudson Institute is one of the oldest and most respected think tanks in the world. Founded in 1961 by Herman Kahn and headquartered in Washington D.C. the Institute offers internships in our office in Washington, D.C. to undergraduates, graduates, and postgraduate students. Hudson has garnered local, national, and international acclaim with its hands-on research and offers a unique opportunity for its interns to work with Hudson researchers in policy areas such as Campaign Reform, Economic and Employment Policy, Middle East Studies, Philanthropy and Civic Renewal, National Security Studies, and Science in Public Policy.

Internship Program Duties

  • Hudson interns are required to devote a minimum of 15 hours per week in an unpaid capacity.
  • Fall, winter, spring, and summer internships are available each year.
  • Some programs hire interns on an as-needed basis, so please take a look at Hudson's interest areas to see if we do work in a field that interests you.
  • Unless specified below, to apply for a Hudson Institute Internship, please email a cover letter, résumé, and your area of interest to internships@hudson.org

Political Theory Internship (Spring 2017)

Hudson Institute seeks an intern to work on research projects related to political theory, as well as topics including American politics, government r

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Generalist Internship (Spring 2017)

Hudson Institute seeks a Generalist Intern to work with the Internship Program Manager on both research projects and program management. No two days w

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Internships in National Security and International Affairs (Spring 2017)

Hudson Institute seeks interns to support our scholars’ work on national security and international affairs issues. If selected, you will work with

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Intern, Public Affairs (Spring 2017)

Hudson Institute's Public Affairs Department seeks an intern for Spring 2017.

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Project Specific Internship Positions

Kleptocracy Initiative (China) Internship – Spring 2017

Interns with Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative (KI) work on projects which address the threats posed to democracy and national security by cor

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International Development and Civil Society Internship – Spring 2017

Hudson Institute's Center for Global Prosperity's internship program is an exciting opportunity to research and write on an array of issues related to

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Internships in Economics, Finance, and Regulation (Spring 2017)

Hudson Institute seeks interns to support our scholars’ work on issues related to economics, finance, housing markets, and government regulation. If

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Eastern Europe and Russia Internship – Spring 2017

Hudson Institute's Europe team is growing and dynamic, and is looking for an intern to assist with research projects on Russia and Eastern Europe. It

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Center for Political-Military Analysis

The Center seeks non-resident ("telecommuting") interns year-round to help research and analyze a variety of policy issues.

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