Supporting national security research with impact

CPOST has multiple internship opportunities for UChicago underagraduate and graduate students to work as research assistants on our various projects.

Student Interns are critical to CPOST research. They collect and catalog data, produce analyses, and present research findings.

CPOST interns work 10 hours a week during each quarter of the academicy year.  Summer interns work full time during the 10 weeks of the summer quarter.


We are now accepting applications for Student Research Assistants for the 2021-2022 Academicy Year.

Applications are open through midnight Friday, October 1, 2021.

If you are affiliated with the University of Chicago and would like to apply, please visit CPOST's intern application on Handshake.

If you are not affiliated with the University of Chicago, you will not have access to Handshake. Please email your resume and a cover letter indicating your interest in working at CPOST and prior research experience (if any) to


Applications for the Winter Quarter 2022 will open November 15, 2021.