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 and Community Affairs, Office of the Director, Policy and Operations, and Resource Management.

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

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% time)
  • French/Portuguese language abilities are highly desirable

Current Opportunities:

Director, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, NDU-14-018-1049292

Africa Center Internship Program