Employment & Internships
The Middle East Studies Center offers employment and unpaid internship opportunities to students with an interest in our programming and mission. Students will gain valuable experience in administrative, faculty and events support, as well as knowledge of Middle East and area studies.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the position for which you are applying, what you hope to learn from the position and how the position ties in with your course of study and your future professional goals. For help drafting a resume or cover letter, please contact the Portland State Career Center.
Applicants certify that they:
- have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
- completed last term with at least a 2.5 GPA, if applicable
- completed last term with at least 6 undergraduate or 5 graduate credit hours, if applicable
- understand they must maintain half time enrollment and a 2.5 GPA while they work for the Middle East Studies Center during Fall, Winter and Spring terms
Internships may be taken for credit through the International Studies Program.
Portland State is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. The Middle East Studies Center will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, creed or religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, or sexual orientation.