We are always looking for talented people!
Whether you’re a seasoned professional or right out of college, chances are AWII has a role to fit your aspirations and career goals.
Don’t see an opening that fits your background?
You can still send us an expression of interest. We would love to learn more about why you would like to join us and what you can bring to the team. Positions are available across the Arab countries.
We are looking for organized and ambitious individuals who want to join our institute for the role of National Coordinator.
National Coordinators’ role is an unpaid role unless it is funded directly by a project where the coordinator is responsible for any operational, project management and administrative tasks related to the funded project at a national or regional level.
National Coordinators are highly successful at building and maintaining relationships with the institute team and partners in order to get programs scheduled, tracked, and running successfully.
National Coordinators will be hired for the following countries: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrein, Oman, Qatar, Yemen, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, and Morocco. Preferably in a major city.
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School students, recent graduates, and graduate students with an interest in internet and technology policy are invited to apply.
Interns work closely with AWII leadership, experts and advisory board on an array of policy issues related to technology and the internet, including online free expression, privacy, cybersecurity, internet governance, artificial intelligence and cryptocurrency.
We accept applications for three types of internships: legal, policy analysts, and technologist internships.
Responsibilities and requirements for these positions are described below.
- Law students and law graduates: Interns who are current law students – or who already earned a law degree – can contribute to AWII’s work by conducting legal and policy research, drafting reports and legal analyses, assisting in the preparation of presentations, legislative proposals and briefs, and creating online educational resources.
- Policy analysts: Interns with training or experience in policy and advocacy can contribute to AWII’s work by conducting policy research, drafting reports and analyses, assisting in the preparation of presentations, and legislative proposals, and creating online educational resources.
- Technologists: Interns with technical training or experience can contribute to AWII’s work by conducting research, evaluating technical standards, drafting accessible policy papers about technical topics and reports, assisting in the preparation of testimony and legislative proposals, and designing online educational resources. Students from all technical or scientific majors and degree programs are encouraged to apply.
Students from all majors and degree programs are encouraged to apply. We are not accepting current undergraduate students for the policy and legal internships. Please see our other internship opportunities if you are an undergraduate student and are interested in interning with us. Applicants should have an interest in internet and technology policy, strong research and writing skills, the ability to take initiative and prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced office environment, and a strong academic record.
Interns receive modest weekly stipends. We encourage applicants to explore public interest funding that may be available through their schools and foundations. To secure summer funding, you must submit an application directly to AWII in addition to any school or foundation application processes.
We accept applications on a rolling basis.
Please send your application and or any inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the large number of applications we receive, only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
What you can get from working with us
- An ability to directly shape Internet policy and governance in the Arab countries;
- Interacting with a high-level global network of experts leaders
- Interacting with the international organizations ( ICANN, ISOC, ITU, … );
- Skills in research, analysis, writing, project management, public speaking;
- An ability to work with geographic flexibility;
- Professional development, networking, and recruitment opportunities;
- Experience working in a dynamic, diverse and growing regional organization that participates in leading Internet policy events around the world.
The Arab World Internet Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.