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Meet the Interns

Get to know the young thinkers who have joined our internship program.

Find out more about what interests them in public policy and what future they aspire to be a part of.

  • Khuloud AlHammadi



    Bachelors degree in International Studies, with a concentration in International Relations and a minor in psychology from the American University of Sharjah, class of spring 2015. Awarded the Chancellor’s List Award in September 2014, as well as the Dean’s List Award in January 2015, June 2014, January 2013, and January 2012. 



    Khuloud Alhammadi, who has joined B’huth in October 2015, is a junior researcher. She is currently receiving training in political analysis and situation simulation methodologies in political science.Her senior project focused on the opportunities and obstacles women in the UAE and the Middle East face in reaching gender equality, as this is a subject she is truly passionate about.Khuloud interned at the Economic Development Department in Sharjah in the economic relations office from June to July 2014. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and reading novels. 

  • Khalid Alshimmari



    B.A. of Arts in Political Science from UAE University

    Summer School Diploma from Science-Po



    Khalid has shown interest in research since he was an undergraduate student at university where he discovered this field and worked as a research assistant for almost two years. During that period, Khalid worked on research from different fields.

    Apart from attending different conferences and workshops, Khalid had the opportunity to do a summer school in Science-Po Paris which he regards as one of the main highlights of his years as a student. This opportunity introduced many interesting topics about European politics and economy by some of the most prominent French and European scholars in these fields.

    Khalid is currently working as a trainee researcher. In the past few months, as part of his training, Khalid has worked on Eurasian and Pakistani politics, and he’s now concentrating on Chinese politics and socioeconomics.

    Furthermore, Khalid is highly interested in language learning, structure and history; Indo-European languages in particular. Additionally, economics, sociology, psychology and history are some of the main topics that Khalid reads about for career and personal development.

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