What were your main duties and responsibilities during the course of your internship?
I assisted scholars researching the fields of; Syria, Israel-Palestine, Inclusive Economic Growth and Turkey’s AKP government. I also organised conferences, edited policy publications and took conference notes.
What would you say was your biggest achievement over the course of your internship?
I learnt how a think tank operates and about the specific think tanks role in contributing to civil society research and policy recommendations.
What benefits did your internship bring to your employer?
I eased the workload of my senior colleagues by researching both general and specific information to contribute towards their publications. I helped run the administrative side and on-the-day organisation of the Norwegian sponsored Peace Capacities Network Istanbul conference.