Thanks for your interest in joining the Defense Priorities team. Current openings will be listed here. If you don’t see a role that fits you perfectly, you can submit an application telling us why you want to work for us and what role you’d like to fill. If we ever open up a position that suits your experience and skills, we will contact you.

Defense Priorities seeks to operationalize realism in Washington—to rationalize U.S. foreign policy. Our team is comprised of passionate, motivated individuals dedicated to challenging the conventional wisdom in Washington, DC. Our team analyzes and explains complex issues and promotes a grand strategy of realism and restraint as a stronger, more effective alternative to the failed status quo. We are dedicated to personal and professional growth, and we believe strongly in a culture that values innovation, problem-solving, challenge, humility, and mutual respect.

To join our team—to build a career doing something that matters—you can apply below. If you have any questions, email

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