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The Sana’a Center is Seeking Interns

اقرأ المحتوى باللغة العربية


The Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies announces immediate openings for research interns based inside Yemen. The Sana’a Center will produce policy papers regarding post-conflict state building that would provide a reliable source of information to guide the strategic policy-making related to Yemen. The interns will have the opportunity to be part of this project and work closely with the Center’s lead researchers, editing team and administration. Interns will:

  • Work closely with a lead researcher on a specific issue related to rebuilding the state in Yemen post conflict.
  • Be exposed to the process of producing policy papers.
  • Build expertise on the issue to be worked on.

Duties will include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Provide assistance to lead researcher in conducting qualitative research on an issue pertaining to state building post conflict.
  • Conduct desk review.
  • Identify interviewees in consultation with lead researcher and help arrange for them.
  • Help lead researcher in coordinating group discussions.
  • Assist in collecting and analyzing research data.
  • Assist in drafting of research papers and policy paper and contribute to publications.
  • Work with Arabic/English editors and respond to their inquiries with regard to the final product of your research.
  • Work with designer and make sure research is to be published in a professional manner.


  • Interns could be enrolled in an undergraduate degree or have a B.A. in International Relations, Conflict Studies, International Development, related fields and/or relevant experience.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills in English and/or Arabic (ideally both).
  • Familiarity with the situation and internal dynamics in Yemen is preferable.
  • Past experience is preferable.

Please apply through Online Application here.

Should you have any inquiries please contact: [email protected]