Employment & Internship Opportunities

Joining the Business Executives for National Security (BENS) team provides you with the opportunity to work with a nationwide network of elite business executive members, senior leaders in the national security enterprise, and a staff of respected experts united in our mission of applying best business practices to address the nation’s pressing security challenges.

The Stanley A. Weiss Research Associate Internship Program

BENS relies on our research associate interns. They contribute to all aspects of our work in applying best business practices to addressing the nation’s most critical security challenges. Research associates receive substantive research and writing assignments in BENS’ major areas of work. For a complete list of current project/policy efforts and descriptions, view Our Work.

General Timeline for Review of Research Associate Applications

> Fall: July
> Spring: November
> Summer: April

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply at any time, however.

** The application for Summer 2022 Internships is currently closed. We encourage interested applicants to apply for the Fall 2022 term. **