• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff251-500
  • Development Budget25 Million - 50 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1962

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

At a time of new global opportunities and challenges, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decisionmakers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. A bipartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC, CSIS conducts research and analysis and develops policy initiatives that look into the future and anticipate change. Founded by David M. Abshire and Admiral Arleigh Burke at the height of the Cold War, CSIS was dedicated to finding ways for America to sustain its prominence and prosperity as a force for good in the world. Since 1962, CSIS has grown to become one of the world’s preeminent international policy institutions, with more than 220 full-time staff and a large network of affiliated scholars focused on defense and security, regional stability, and transnational challenges ranging from energy and climate to global development and economic integration. Former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn became chairman of the CSIS Board of Trustees in 1999, and John J. Hamre has led CSIS as its president and chief executive officer since April 2000.   PROGRAM AREAS CSIS's programs and initiatives work to find strategic insights and policy solutions to problems that can be grouped into by broad research areas of topics or regions.   By Research Area -Defense and Security -Governance -Energy and Climate Change -Human Rights -Global Health -Technology -Global Trends and Forecasting -Trade and Economics   By Region -Africa -Middle East -Americas -Russia and Eurasia -Asia -South Asia -Europe    
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Job openings over the past year

6Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Research Intern: Chinese Business and Economics
    United States
  • Research Fellow - Nutrition
    United States

Staff at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) have experience in


  • research & development
  • development
  • economic policy
  • tertiary education
  • international development


  • mexico
  • japan
  • indonesia
  • brazil
  • china


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


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Economic Policy
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Media Affairs / Public Relations
Market Research
Private Sector Development
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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington, DC
  • 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
  • District of Columbia 20036