Intern Application

  1. Description of the internship

İhsan Doğramacı Center for Foreign Policy and Peace Research (CFPPR) located at Bilkent University offers full and part-time internships in the fall, spring and summer for undergraduates, advanced students, and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience and in assisting with our research and program goals. The main purpose of the CFPPR is to help develop agendas and promote policies that contribute to the understanding of Peace, security, and development. Applicants are encouraged to become more familiar with the Center’s main areas of work by looking at our Events page and past issues of our journal, All Azimuth.
Internships are unpaid.
If students are seeking academic credit for the internship, they must make arrangements in advance with their schools.

  1. Duration of the internship

CFPPR offers part-time and full-time internships during fall, spring and summer periods.

The minimum duration of an internship is one month and can be up to 4 months. As a general rule, part-time interns are expected to devote 20 hours per week.

  1. Announcement

Announcements will be made 1 month before the deadline.

  • Fall internship (September-January)- Deadline: August 1st
  • Spring Internship (Jan/February-May)- Deadline: December 1st
  • Summer Internship (June-August)- Deadline: May 1st
  1. Application Materials

Interested students should submit the cover letter and resume in one document
Please name the document with your last name.
Cover letter must include your date of availability, GPA and class year.
Applications that do not comply with requirements above will not be considered.

  1. Eligibility
  • Must be at least a 3rd year student in good standing, a graduate student or a recent graduate
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  1. Selection criteria

We will review all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.
Number of the interns to be selected depends on the Center’s needs and projects.

Thank you for your interest.


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