Full Time

Program Assistant, Iran & Middle East at United States Institute of Peace

Fields: peacebuilding, international relations, Middle East, research, Arabic

Location: DC,

About the Organization: The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is America’s nonpartisan institute to promote national security and global stability by reducing violent conflicts abroad.

About the Position: Generate content for websites, including drafting original pieces for publication. Solicit contributions, conduct interviews, and edit content. Conduct research on relevant topics. Finance/budget and travel support and event planning.

Special Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations required, major in Middle East studies preferred;
  • Strong working knowledge of the Middle East required, with demonstrated enthusiasm for subject matter. Knowledge of the full cast of characters in the region.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills are required.
  • 1 year related business or administrative experience; experience organizing conferences/meetings preferred;
  • Knowledge of Arabic preferred.
  • Familiarity with Lexis-Nexis, and online content management programs required; knowledge of HTML preferred.


Estimated Salary: $45,000 – $47,000

Deadline: Not given / Until filled

Apply Here:
United States Institute of Peace


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