Career Opportunities

The Africa Center for Strategic Studies staff seeks bright professionals who possess diverse talents, an enthusiasm for African issues, and a willingness to plunge into multiple fast-paced projects. Our permanent staff is divided into several sections including academics, communications, community and alumni affairs, policy and operations, and research.

The Africa Center is a Department of Defense institution that conducts seminars, events, and activities in Africa and elsewhere. The Africa Center is located on the campus of National Defense University on Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, DC.

General employment requirements include:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible for U.S. employment
  • Must be willing and able to travel (15–25 percent)
  • French/Portuguese language abilities are highly desirable

Current Opportunities:

Chief Management Officer
The Africa Center for Strategic Studies is seeking a chief management officer to direct and manage business operations, resource management, institutional analysis, human resources, facilities management, and overall support functions. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national and have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS 13 level.

Internship Program