06 March 2017

Sana'a Center is seeking interns

The Sana'a Center for Strategic Studies (SCSS) is seeking communications, editorial and research interns to assist in its expansion of operations in Sana’a, Beirut, Washington D.C. and New York. Remote work is a possibility.

Duties will include:

Communications – The communications intern will assist in managing the SCSS contact database, social media accounts and event planning, liaising with staff and partners in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States.

Editorial – The editorial intern will provide assistance to the SCSS editorial department, liaising with contributors and staff in revising and copy-editing research papers and analytical outputs.

Research – The research intern will provide assistance to the SCSS Research and Analysis department, carrying out tasks including, but not limited to, media monitoring, interview assistance and data entry.

In all cases, a post-secondary education and/or relevant experience is a must; Arabic language skills and a familiarity with the country’s current dynamics are a plus.

Interested applicants should submit an application consisting of a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line: Internship. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies (SCSS) is an independent policy and research think-tank that provides new approaches to understanding Yemen and the surrounding region, through balanced perspectives, in-depth studies and expert analysis.

Founded in 2014, the SCSS conducts research and consultations in the fields of political, economic, civil and social development, in addition to providing technical and analytical advice regarding key issues of local, regional and international concern.