Positions and Internships



  • Support the Program Manager and Program Officer with the development and implementation of programs and research initiatives
  • Liaise and coordinate with Columbia University regarding matters related to the implementation of student programs in Jordan and the region
  • Keep up to date and report on emerging issues both locally and regionally
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, concept papers and proposals as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level is required

Specific Skills Requirements for the position

All candidates are required to possess and demonstrate the following skills:

  • Project management and planning
  • Negotiation and analysis
  • Problem solving and time-management
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under pressure and as part of a team
  • Excellent ability to express oneself in English and Arabic both orally and in writing
  • Excellent possession of word processing, database and spreadsheet skills
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office (Word, ‎Excel, and PowerPoint)

Interested and competent candidates are requested to send their CV and cover letter to LS3002@columbia.edu by Thursday, April 5, 2018Applications should clearly specify the position of interest. Salaries are market competitive and based on qualifications.



Volunteers and interns will have the opportunity to work on the Center’s research programs and participate in local and international conferences organized by the Center. Participants will gain work experience and a global perspective that will provide a competitive edge in achieving their career goals.


Specific duties for the interns and volunteers are as follows:

  • Provide help with English document (including research reports, conference summaries, and other Center publications, etc.) drafting and proof-reading
  • Participate in conference and event planning and organizing
  • Assist Center staff with any other tasks related to managing and running research programs or activities
  • Assist in office management

Qualifications for applicants

  • Preferably fluent in both Arabic and English with writing skills in both languages
  • Excellent translation skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Good team player
  • B.S./B.A. degree or above preferred

Required application materials

  • CV
  • English writing sample
  • The name of the person and his/her affiliation who referred you to the Center
  • Work availability

Internship positions are now full.

To apply for an internship/volunteer opportunity with the Center, starting summer 2018, applicants should send the above documents in an email titled "Name-Position-Major" to amman.cgc@columbia.edu

After reviewing applications, we will arrange interviews with competitive candidates.