Arab Studies Institute

Washington DC - Beirut

T 703-688-2745


The Arab Studies Institute (ASI) is now offering new internship opportunities that involve training and production at various levels in one of ASI’s five organizations: Arab Studies Journal, Jadaliyya, Forum on Arab and Muslim Affairs, Quilting Point, and Tadween Publishing. The internships offered are in several areas, but we are particularly looking for the following:


Researchers for The Knowledge Production Project.


Researchers for the Middle East Studies Pedagogy Initiative.


Media Roundup Coordinators for Jadaliyya.


Audio/Video Editors for Status Audio Journal.


Arabic Section Radio Broadcasters for Jadaliyya.



Cover Letter which clearly indicates your area of interest and relevant previous experience.




Contact Information for Two References

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Internships involve a ten- to fifteen-hour weekly commitment, mostly via cyber-space. Location of applicants need not be in Washington DC in most cases. Inquiries may be sent to:

Internship Opportunities: Arab Studies Institute

This is a call for interns in various positions at the Arab Studies Institute. The Arab Studies Institute is the umbrella organization for the Arab Studies JournalJadaliyyaQuilting PointForum on Arab and Muslim Affairs (FAMA), and Tadween Publishing


Below are the specific projects at the Institute with available internship positions. ASI internships represent temporary (3-6 month) assignments as part of any number of ASI projects and teams within. All ASI  team members, whether interns or more long-term team members volunteer their time to one extent or another. As a solidarity-based organization, we commit ourselves to professional mentorship, skills acquisition, and leadership opportunities. We also work with interns to provide feedback on potential publications as well as job and graduate school applications. We are also committed to serving as long-term references and recommendation letter writers.


Applicants must be willing to commit to working with our team for three months at a minimum, for roughly 10-15 hours per week. Applicants need not be based in the Washington, D.C .or Beirut, Lebanon area. All internship positions are virtual unless explicitly stated otherwise. 

Applications should be submitted via the Arab Studies Institute’s website, here. Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


ASI is looking for candidates who are self-motivated, prone to collaborative efforts, and eager to develop their skills in a variety of respects. Despite specialization in particular areas, ASI interns will be trained to develop various sets of skills (including writing, type-setting, editing, networking, managing, and/or administrating), especially if they remain on board for more than one term.