Spring 2022 Arabic/English Research Internship

Spring 2022 – Arabic/English Research Internship

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP), is seeking a part-time bilingual (Arabic/English) research intern, who must prove equal proficiency in both languages, to work as an integral part of an ad-hoc research team. The intern must be able to work at least 20 hours a week for approximately 10 weeks beginning in January 2022.

The Arabic/English Research Intern will:

  • Analyzing Arabic sources and documenting/presenting findings in English 
  • Conducting both qualitative and quantitative research
  • Contribute to the drafting of an in-depth research report with supervisor’s direction
  • Providing research support to both the Executive Director and research lead

Monthly internship stipends will be offered, so long as it does not interfere with the student’s respective university requirements for internships. Part-time interns will receive a stipend of $500 per month, which will be prorated for partial months. 



  • Preference for a candidate who has recently received a Bachelor’s Degree or is currently pursuing a graduate degree in political science or related field.
  • Fluency in both the Arabic and English language is required. 
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in Middle East related research.
  • Past experience conducting both qualitative and quantitative research is preferred.



Applications will be accepted AND reviewed on a rolling basis up until December 19th, 2021. Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as we are prepared to make an offer as soon as possible. Please send the following documents to with “2022 Spring Research Internship” in the subject line:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter that includes the following information:
    • When are you available to begin your internship? What days/schedule are you able to work?
    • Where did you learn about the position?
    • What are your goals for the internship? How does this internship fit into your long-term academic and career plans?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Spring 2022 internship will be conducted remotely. While we will accept applications from candidates across the United States, the candidate’s schedule should fall within TIMEP’s office hours (between 9:00AM – 5:30PM EST.)