• Internship

    The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) welcomes applications from undergraduates and recent graduates for full-time and part-time internships, for periods ranging from 2 to 6 months. LCPS accepts interns with superior writing, organizing, computer, and foreign language skills. 

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    The LCPS scope of work includes:

    • Agriculture, Industry, and Trade
    • Consociationalism and Sectarianism
    • Decentralization
    • Development and Growth
    • Fiscal and Budget
    • Judiciary
    • Environment
    • Energy
    • Political Representation
    • Political Parties
    • Public Administration
    • Social Issues

    Tasks and Activities
    Accepted applicants will be placed in the appropriate department depending on the applicant's skills and qualifications and the needs of the LCPS programs. Tasks are assigned by the individual project directors and will vary according to project and program needs. Please note that both research and administrative assistance are expected.

    Internships are available in the following areas:

    Research: Interns participate in all activities of prospect research, including data collection, field research, translation, preparation of summary reports, and examination of primary and secondary sources.

    Public Events: Interns help plan and administer LCPS lectures, conferences, workshops, and outreach materials. Activities may include preparation of correspondence and reports, media follow-up, and answer inquiries on LCPS public activities.

    Publications and Documentation:
    Interns monitor local newspapers for relevant information, draft annotations of related books and studies, compile bibliographies, and assist in data entry.

    LCPS is unable to offer monetary compensation to interns. Interns are encouraged to explore with their institutions the possibility of receiving university credit for their work at LCPS. Upon request, interns may receive a letter of recommendation detailing their performance and activities during their stay at the Center.

    All interns are required to secure medical insurance at their own expense during their stay at LCPS.

    LCPS will help foreign interns to secure lodging during their stay in Lebanon. All related expenses however remain the responsibility of the interns.


    Internships are available throughout the year and correspond with the fall, spring, and summer academic semesters. To apply for an internship, please fill in and send the application form along with:

    • Cover letter
    • Current resume
    • Official college transcript
    • Five-page writing sample
    • Letter of recommendation


    Contact information
    Send the application with all supporting documents to:                                                              
    The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies                                                                                   


    Deadlines (for receipt of applications):

    • Fall Internship                              August 1
    • Spring Internship                        January 15
    • Summer Internships                  May 1


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