Intern Experiences: Armenia & Georgia

Event Format
In person
CGIS South, S354, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

If you are interested in international travel and work experience, and you want to visit a part of the world which is becoming increasingly important in Eurasian trade and transit between Central Asia, China and Europe, come to the talk by four of our interns who spent two months in the South Caucasus. Learn more about opportunities at the Davis Center for work and travel in the South Caucasus and about the support provided by the Program on Georgian Studies and the Davis Center

Each year, the Davis Center offers at least two fully-funded research internships at the Central Bank of Armenia. Interns develop and hone their research, analysis, modeling, and presentation skills while living and working in a world-class facility in a mountain resort town one hour from the capital city of Yerevan. Summer 2023 CBA interns Jack Cenovic and Theo Datta produced a joint research project entitled “Investigating Climate Impacts in Armenia and Green Central Banking Policy.” They’ll present their research and talk about daily life as a CBA intern, including the travel and cultural opportunities it affords.

The Program in Georgian Studies at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies offers two fully funded internships to Georgian every summer. The internships provide Harvard students with international work experience, give them insight into Georgian culture, and provide them with new skills. In 2023, we sent Peter Jones (a sophomore focused on government) to the Georgian Institute of Politics, a Tbilisi-based think tank.  Jade Lozada, a senior concentrating on journalism, interned at, a tri-lingual news website in Tbilisi. In their 8 weeks in Georgia, both Peter and Jade produced reports and articles on current Georgian issues. They will present the results of their work and describe their own experience as students in the internship program in Georgia.

Refreshments and a light lunch will be served.




The Program on Georgian Studies is an activity of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University and is made possible by a sponsored research award from the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.


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