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Applications Sought for Russell Trood Internship

Published 31 Jul 2017

The AIIA is seeking applications for the first AIIA Russell Trood Internship with AIIA National Office in Canberra.

The internship includes a $1000 honorarium to reimburse costs associated with the voluntary position and it is intended for a high-achieving student or recent graduate to gain valuable experience editing the AIIA’s popular international affairs blog, Australian Outlook.

The challenging role entails commissioning and editing material for the blog under the guidance of AIIA National Executive Director Melissa Conley Tyler and Director of Communications Annabel McGilvray, and involves correspondence with leading international affairs analysts and practitioners both in Australia and internationally.

It has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the late President of AIIA Qld and Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs, Professor Russell Trood FAIIA. A former senator for Queensland and director of the Griffith Asia Institute among other roles, Professor Trood died in January 2017 and is remembered by many as a great contributor to the national discourse on foreign policy and national security.

For more information about AIIA internships, see here. Applications for the first Russell Trood Internship can be made here by choosing the ‘Australian Outlook Editor’ role and following the instructions.

Applications close Wednesday 9 August 2017.

For more information, contact AIIA Director of Communications Annabel McGilvray, annabel.mcgilvray@internationalaffairs.org.au