[eDebate] DUE March 1: 12th annual Taylor internship applications

Alexander Lennon ALennon
Fri Feb 29 09:24:21 CST 2008


The William J. Taylor, Jr. Internship


 

The 12th Annual William J. Taylor internship recognizes the outstanding training intercollegiate debate gives students by reserving one paid internship annually at CSIS, exclusively for a college debater.

 

Eligibility: Applications are due March 1, 2008. Candidates for the award must currently be undergraduate (including seniors graduating this year) policy debaters.  Major field(s) of study should be related to international affairs.  Applicants are expected to have strong writing skills, an exemplary debate record, an interest in international affairs, strong communications skills, as well as demonstrated leadership potential and maturity.

 

Application:  Simply submit a cover letter and resume (which would include some indication of your debate record, specifically whether you expect to receive a first-round or not) by March 1 to:

 

Alex Lennon

Editor-in-Chief, The Washington Quarterly

Fellow, International Security Policy

CSIS 

E-mail applications are preferred at alennon at csis.org 

 

Recommendations from coaches and short (no more than 3 page) writing samples are welcome but not required.

 

About Dr. Taylor: Dr. William J. Taylor was the senior vice president for international security affairs at CSIS until 1999.  He was a professor and director of national security studies as well as the director of debate at West Point.  Dr. Taylor was responsible for bringing many debaters to CSIS--including Mike Mazarr, the 1986 NDT finalist from Georgetown and former editor of The Washington Quarterly; and Alex Lennon, 1990 NDT champion from Harvard and current editor-in-chief of TWQ.  

 

Previous recipients of the award include:

 

2007 Jessica Yeats, Idaho State University

2006 Josh Branson, Northwestern University

2005 Victoria Suarez Palomo, Emory University

2004 Nirav Patel, North Texas State University

2003 Shawn Powers, University of Georgia

2002 Austin Carson, Michigan State University

2001 Andrew Peterson, University of Iowa

2000 Mike Horowitz, Emory University

1999 Chris McIntosh, University of Georgia

1998 Corey Stoughton, University of Michigan

1997 Kelly Dunbar, Baylor University

 

 

Alexander T. J. Lennon, Ph.D.

Editor in Chief, The Washington Quarterly

Research Fellow, International Security Program

CSIS

www.twq.com

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