EIA Summer Editorial Internship

| March 2014
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Ethics & International Affairs Summer Editorial Intern

Position Description

Ethics & International Affairs, the journal of the Carnegie Council, seeks a part-time summer intern. The goal of the journal is to bridge the gap between theory and practice by integrating rigorous thinking about principles of justice and morality into discussions of the practical policy dilemmas that frequently arise in global politics. The journal publishes articles in three broad theme areas: ethics, war, and peace, global social justice, and religion in politics. The selected candidate’s tasks will include:

  • Managing the peer-review process
  • Assisting with administrative duties (e.g., ordering and tracking books for review; corresponding with authors regarding biographical notes and abstracts; drafting and mailing postproduction correspondence with journal contributors, publishers of reviewed books, and advertisers; identifying and tracking potential peer reviewers)
  • Researching information on topics relevant to manuscripts for publication in the journal
  • Depending on skill level, suggesting revisions of manuscripts for publication
  • Proofreading revised manuscripts (journal articles, website contents

Qualifications

  • Candidates MUST be graduate students (or possess a graduate degree) in International Affairs, Political Science, Philosophy, International Law or related areas; have a solid understanding of normative and empirical issues in international relations, global policy, and economics; excellent writing skills; attention to detail; strong Web and electronic database research skills; and excellent familiarity with Microsoft Word. Candidates are strongly encouraged to gain general familiarity with the substance of the journal.
    • The intern is an integral part of the editorial team and receives a place on the journal’s masthead. Please send us a resume and a short cover letter to Zach Dorfman (journal@cceia.org) with the subject line EDITORIAL INTERSHIP explaining your motivation and qualifications for the position.

Terms and Conditions: This is an unpaid internship. School credit can be arranged and a transportation stipend of $25 a day will be provided. We require a minimum commitment of 15 hours a week during the summer.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. DUE TO THE EXPECTED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS, ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE INVITED TO AN INTERVIEW.

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