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    The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the living, national memorial to President Wilson established by an Act of Congress in 1968 & headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center provides an essential link between the policy & academic communities by creating programs & communication opportunities that examine current & emerging challenges confronting the United States and the world. It is a non-partisan/non-advocacy institution supported by both public & private funds.

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    The Wilson Center's Global Europe Program addresses vital issues affecting the European continent, U.S.-European relations, and Europe’s ties with the rest of the world. It does this through scholars-in-residence, seminars, policy study groups, media commentary, international conferences and publications. Activities cover a wide range of topics, from the role of NATO, the European Union and the OSCE to European energy security, trade disputes, challenges to democracy, and counter-terrorism. The program investigates European approaches to policy issues of importance to the United States, including globalization, digital transformation, climate, migration, global governance, and relations with Russia and Eurasia, China and the Indo-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

    The PROGRAM ASSOCIATE works closely with the Program Director in planning and developing public programs, private briefings, seminars, and other activities that analyze major political and economic issues in order to inform policymakers and the public. Major duties and responsibilities at the full performance level include (but not limited to): 

    • Conducting specialized research on Europe, U.S.-Europe relations, and related topics as required for the planning and coordination of programmatic activities; research may also include economic, cultural and political relations type of topics.
    • Identifying and selecting appropriate speakers for public events.
    • Designing formats, publicizing events, and producing meeting reports.
    • Editing and overseeing production of the program’s publications.
    • Preparing and editing high-level correspondence for the director and other senior Wilson Center staff.
    • Responding to and schedules media inquiries and coordinating interviews for the director and scholars.
    • Assisting with preparation of proposals for funding and preparing narrative reports at the conclusion of the grant period(s).
    • Leading the administration of the various fellowship and visiting scholar competitions by reading proposals and identifying peer reviewers.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel MAY be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    11 - Promotion is not automatic or guaranteed. It requires approval from management.

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