How To Join

The Belt and In order to be considered for the program, applicants must have demonstrated deep subject knowledge in either US-NATO relations or the Asia-Pacific region. Applicants should have, at minimum, a master’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience. They should also have at least two (2) articles which have been published in scholarly journals – which should be attached to the application. Please include a resume displaying the ability to fulfill below requirements as well as an extensive project proposal outlining a research project which you would like to collaborate on in conjunction with Lt. General Hailston. Road Initiative:

Minimum skills:

  • Ability to collate, sort, and present research data in a manner understandable to a layman but interesting for a subject matter expert.
  • Ability to research both independently and collaboratively.
  • Desire to attend events related to research subject combined with the ability to network effectively and gather anecdotal evidence related to research.
  • Ability to do fundraising to support research.
  • Ability to manage a team of junior researchers and task them effectively while maintaining quality of overall findings. This includes initial training and subsequent research by junior members of the team.
  • Ability to assign budget to critical needs, manage the spending of that budget by self or others, and account for project spend post research period.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and assess research projects to include compiling or indexing of research materials and reports for use in developing finished research products.
  • Maintain integrity and security of research data as well as oblige privacy and collection ethics around interviews, data collection, and use of 3rd party resources.