Job Location: Remote
Employment Type: Part-time
Seniority Level: Associate
Job Category: Fellowship

Description

The Atlantic Council’s Venezuela Transatlantic Fellowship program advances transatlantic US-EU non-partisan engagement on Venezuela’s multi-dimensional crisis by promoting a deeper understanding of the complex state of affairs. Participants in this Fellowship will work to identify action-oriented policy recommendations that could address the most salient issues and encourage relevant stakeholders to reevaluate the role of foreign policy and international cooperation toward Venezuela. 

Details 

The Venezuela Transatlantic Fellowship is a non-partisan program that establishes relationships between US congressional staff, EU parliamentary staff, international experts, and emerging leaders from Venezuela to open new spaces for coordination and collaboration around action-oriented policies in support of a sustainable political resolution for the Venezuelan crisis. Through the non-residential and unpaid fellowship, staff members will take part in five (5) virtual/hybrid strategy sessions (February, March, April, May, June) led by experts and guest speakers followed by two half-day in-person session in Washington, D.C. (late July). Issues to be discussed will include polarization, negotiations, migration, disinformation, humanitarian aid, institutional distrust, democratic governance, international cooperation, and empowering emerging democratic leaders.

Applications close Thursday, February 3, 2022, at 11:59pm ET (4:59am GMT). Fellows will be selected through a competitive process, and the program will begin in February 2022. Please contact Ignacia Ulloa [email protected] with any questions. We encourage diversity among applicants.

Qualifications

  • Currently working in US Congress, US Senate, European Parliament, or a European nation’s legislative body.
  • Professional focus or personal interest in foreign affairs, particularly related to Venezuela and the regional implications of the Venezuelan crisis.
  • Ability to participate in five hybrid/virtual master classes between February and June an one in-person session in mid-to-late July.
  • For EU applicants: Ability to travel to Washington, D.C. for an in-person session in mid-late July.

*Note for European Applicants: The trip to Washington DC and associated expenses will be covered by the Atlantic Council

Application

Completed applications should include:

  • Written statement (up-to 400 words) OR recorded video (maximum 2 minutes long) stating interest in the program. Send video to [email protected]
  • The contact information of two professional references
  • Resume

Please note: Atlantic Council is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Atlantic Council is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Thank you for your interest in the Atlantic Council.