The Institute for International Affairs (IAI) will select a final year student in a master’s degree or specialized master’s degree program (with a maximum of 2 exams left as of June 30, 2013, to be taken by September 30, 2013) who intends to write a thesis on issues pertaining to security and defense from October 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014.
In choosing their topic, candidates can use the work done in the Security and Defense area, the publications of researchers in the area and the publications of previous training programs for final year students.
The selected candidate will do their research at the Institute, taking advantage of its facilities and the support of the Security and Defense area.
They can also participate in the work done by the Institute, and, more specifically, in that linked to the sector of security and defense.
The candidate will have to provide a paper summarizing their research within six months, in return for which the Institute will pay € 8000 gross. Moreover, the IAI reserves the right to publish this paper in one of the Institute's editorial series. This decision cannot be contested.
Applications must be received electronically by Placement(at)iai.it [Ref.: S&D-formazione] by July 14, 2013, accompanied by an outline of the proposed thesis, the candidate's CV and a list of the exams taken with the grades received.
Candidates who are selected will be invited to an interview that will take place in Rome by the end of July 2013.