The Middle East Affairs Fellow will assist the Division in promoting people-to-people activities as well as regional diplomatic dialogue.
The Fellow will be responsible for:
-Preparing daily international media reports on on Middle East affairs, with an emphasis on Arab media
-Analyzing official reports related to the Middle East
-Various research projects
-Attending events, meetings with foreign diplomats and political briefings
The Fellow may also have the opportunity to pursue a long-term project within the Division, depending on his or her interests and experience.
-Fluent in English
-Excellent writing skills
-Proficiency in Arabic and/or other languages advantageous
-Degree in International Relations, Political Science, Islamic Studies, Middle Eastern Studies and/or Arabic preferred
-Candidates should have an interest in Israeli foreign policy
-Curiosity and openness to other cultures and languages
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs formulates, implements and presents the foreign policy of the Government of Israel. It represents the state vis-a-vis foreign governments and international organizations, explains its positions and problems throughout the world, endeavors to promote its economic, cultural, and scientific relations, and fosters cooperation with developing countries. Israel currently maintains diplomatic relations with 162 countries. The Ministry promotes relations with Diaspora communities and safeguards the rights of Israeli citizens abroad.
The Middle East Affairs and Regional Cooperation Division deals with Israeli-Arab relations, including coordination of multilateral and bilateral talks.
Please note: Israel Government Fellows does not conduct their internship placement process until all participants have been formally accepted. For this reason, IGF cannot guarantee applicants a particular internship position prior to their acceptance. However, the placement process is influenced primarily by participants’ preferences.