Internship Awards

CEIP James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) Junior Fellows program is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. The Junior Fellows program is designed to provide substantive work experience for those students who have an identified career interest in the area of international affairs. Junior Fellows provide research assistance to scholars working on Carnegie Endowment projects, such as nonproliferation, democracy building, Middle East political reform, trade and environment, economics, international security, international economics, South Asian politics, China-related issues, and Russian and Eurasian affairs. Visit the CEIP website for more information.

Application Requirements

All application materials must be e-mailed to by Monday, November 16, 2020. Writers of recommendation may e-mail their letters separately, but they are still due by the November 16 deadline. The OUR works with finalists to submit revised application to CEIP by early January, 2021.

  • a completed CEIP James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program application; 
  • an essay, one page or less, double spaced, on why you would like to become a Junior Fellow (please include your name on each page);
  • a one-to-two-page résumé (including phone number, address, extracurricular activities, and work experience);
  • two recommendations, at least one of which should be from a professor from your major department;
  • unofficial transcript(s) for all college-level coursework; and
  • an essay of no more than three typewritten, double-spaced pages on a topic you are interested in researching as a Junior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment. The essay is intended to test skills in analysis, logic, and written expression. The essays are to be thought pieces, not research papers. Please refer to the application for the essay prompts. 

Application and Deadline


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November 16, 2020


Isaac Minkoff, 2017 CBS Anthony and Concetta Ambrosio Internship Award Recipient

Isaac Minkoff, 2017 CBS Anthony and Concetta Ambrosio
Internship Award Recipient


CBS Anthony and Concetta Ambrosio Internship Award

The CBS Anthony and Concetta Ambrosio Internship Award provides $5,000 to support a paid summer academic internship at CBS Corporation in New York City. The recipient of the award is expected to live in New York City during the summer of the internship. Past recipients have interned with The NFL Today, Face the Nation, and CBS This Morning.

Joelle Smith, CBS Anthony and Concetta Ambrosio Internship Award Recipient

Application Details:

Eligible Dietrich School undergraduates...

  • have interest in news or media broadcasting;
  • are rising junior or senior;
  • have a minimum GPA of 3.0;
  • have had at least one internship experience.
Application: CBS Anthony and Concetta Ambrosio Internship Award
Deadline: Oct 28, 2019