Georgia Summer Internships

The application deadline is March 1. After March 1 applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis. SIS cannot guarantee placement with these organizations; the list is meant to illustrative.

The Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Research

Organization
Established in 2001, GFSIS is a non-profit think tank engaged in improving public policy making in Georgia through research, training, and outreach activities. Their main directions include public policy, national security, national integration, Euro-Atlantic integration, peacebuilding, and youth affairs.  
Website
http://gfsis.org/
Position
GFSIS offers five (5) internship positions to students interested in international security, postSoviet studies, economic development, political science and foreign policy. 
Preferred Skills
Knowledge of Russian at least on intermediate level, excellent editorial and drafting skills, research skills. 
Dates
Three months (flexible) 
Contact Info
Ms. Tata Tseretelli
Administrative Assistant 
tel: +995 32 247 35 55 
email: ttsereteli@gfsis.org

Wings and Freeman Capital LLC

Organization
WFC is a privately owned financial advisory firm with a special focus on structuring the financial transactions involving International Financial Institutions (IFIs). WFC has sector specific focuses in renewable resources/energy, education, manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, and transportation/logistics. Potential projects for interns include researching energy trading in Russia, Georgia, and Turkey; fundraising for hydropower development; and other OPIC related projects.
Website
http://www.wfcapital.ge
Position
Intern will be involved in several ongoing projects (depending on the skills and qualifications of the graduate) covering various sectors, such as healthcare sector, franchising, etc. 
Preferred Skills
Linguistic, communication, and regional studies in the Black Sea, Caspian Sea or Russian Studies; an understanding of economics and/or international economics, business administration, finance, audit
Duration
Approximately two months; 5 days a week
Contact Info
E-mail: Info@wfcapital.ge