Counter Terrorism Research Intern (Remote)

  • Internship
  • Remote

Website risetopeace Rise to Peace

We provide actionable information and educational tools to help counter violent extremism.

The mission of the Rise to Peace (R2P) is to provide actionable information and educational tools to help counter violent extremism. R2P professionals perform field research, develop customized services and solutions that help deter, detect, and mitigate the cruel effects of terrorism. Through intelligent research, we aim to formulate policies and programs to help steer vulnerable people away from violent extremism and towards an education that empowers the individual, supports diversity, and builds a path of tolerance and hope.

Rise to Peace is looking for a select group of individuals to become Counter Terrorism Research Interns. Interns in this role will assess foreign and domestic terrorist groups, as well as lone wolf terrorists, to identify specific threats, warn of and preempt attacks, disrupt their networks, and eventually, mitigate terrorist organizations or individuals focused on committing an act of terrorism. Interns are expected to work remotely a minimum of 15 hours per week with weekly check-ins.


Ideal candidates for this position will have the following:

– Analytical, critical thinking, research, and writing skills.

– Problem-solving skills: A creative and open mind that will look at new ways to solve problems.

– Ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge to solving critical problems.

– Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.

– Strong regional geopolitical understanding.

If you are interested in the internship, please email a resume and brief cover letter expressing your interest to The internship is unpaid. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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