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

Intern, Public Affairs (Summer 2017)

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

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Internships in National Security and International Affairs (Summer 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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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 Economics and Regulation (Summer 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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Generalist Internship (Summer 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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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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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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