The AKE International team is drawn from a variety of disciplines, including former military, law enforcement, commerce, academia and intelligence. Ranging from non-government organisations to multinational corporations, our expertise covers the full spectrum of business risks from conception and planning to delivery.

AKE Remote Internship Scheme

AKE International is current recruiting for a four-month unpaid remote internship scheme for a position on AKE’s Iraq desk.

  • Applicants should have an excellent command of written English, a demonstrable background in international politics and/ or security, and preferably be working towards a master's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Internet access is required, but the position can be undertaken from anywhere in the world.
  • A working knowledge of the Arabic language is preferred by not essential.
  • Applicants should have a specialist interest in Iraq and/ or the wider Middle East and North Africa
  • The position requires two hours' availability per business day.

Duties and responsibilities include the provision of bespoke security and where necessary economic and/or political intelligence for a range of public and private sector clients.

Please send a cover letter, CV and brief writing sample of no longer than 500 words to  The role is expected to start as soon as possible and applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.

*Please note AKE does not accept speculative applications*