Opportunities at SMEX

We are looking for people who have a passion for making the world a better place. Below you will find the available job positions, internships, and volunteering opportunities at SMEX.

To apply for any of these positions, send your application to info@smex.org with the opportunity title as a subject line. We accept applications on a rolling basis. In your application please include the following:

  • A current CV.
  • A brief description of why this opportunity interests you and how it fits into your current studies and future career goals.
  • Links to previous work, especially work that highlights your writing and media skills.

SMEX and LADE to Monitor Candidates’ Speech on Social Media During 2018 Parliamentary Elections

On May 6, Lebanon will hold parliamentary elections for the first time since 2009, following three consecutive extensions of the parliament’s mandate, totalling one full term. Since the last general election, internet penetration in Lebanon has increased exponentially from 25 percent to around 80 percent. The usage of social media,[…]

SMEX Seeks Creative, Skilled Web Developer

SMEX is hiring a consultant to support the development of our new website. We are looking for someone who can help us overhaul the site. We expect that this overhaul will require updating the front and back-end infrastructure, incorporating SMEX branding into a new skin, implementing new interactive features, and[…]

Interning with SMEX

Feature image via wikimedia.org. SMEX is looking for an enthusiastic intern, who’s interested in working on digital rights issues and online advocacy campaigns in Lebanon and the greater MENA region, for the 2018 spring and summer. You will work closely with the SMEX team and partners on existing research projects related[…]

Innovation for Change, in Partnership with SMEX, Seeks a MENA Hub Coordinator

   Innovation for Change supports new and established approaches to promote, strengthen, and connect a vibrant, pluralistic, and rights-based civil society in open, closing, and closed spaces through the establishment of demand-driven and cutting-edge virtual hubs that support the development of civil society in their regions, by helping civil society organizations[…]

Call for Applications: The SMEX Fellowship for Reporting on Digital Freedoms

The SMEX Fellowship for Reporting on Digital Freedoms is a three-month stipend-supported fellowship based in Beirut, Lebanon. The program is designed to encourage, facilitate, and disseminate research on digital rights in Lebanon, with the goal of advancing evidence-based public debates. Two fellows will be selected to investigate a topic of[…]

Digital Safety Master Class at SMEX

Feature image via: Staticflickr.com: Computer Security , by perspec_photo88. Digital surveillance is growing worldwide and can threaten your right to free speech and privacy. Fortunately, there are ways to protect yourself from prying eyes and maintain your privacy online. On Thursday, December 22, SMEX will host a 3-hour master class[…]

Apply for the First School of Internet Governance in Lebanon

Feature image via Tasharuk.net.     For policy makers, journalists, entrepreneurs, legal professionals, and activists, a sound knowledge of Internet governance is fast becoming as important as an understanding of national and international law. With this in mind, SMEX is pleased to open the application process for this year’s Middle[…]

NDU Hosts “Media Studies Forum 2016: Threats to Digital Rights in Lebanon”

On May 23, Notre Dame University (NDU), in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, will host its third annual Media Studies Forum (MSF16). Titled “MSF16: Threats to Digital Rights in Lebanon,” the forum will cover current challenges to free expression and privacy online in Lebanon, and globally, in two moderated panel discussions. It[…]

March! An Exceptional Month on Tasharuk

    In March Tasharuk celebrated Open Data Day, Open Education Week, International Women’s Day, and the World Day Against Cyber Censorship by sharing more than 50 new relevant resources. The team published resources from organizations and institutions that focus on gender and sexuality topics, including Kafa, Sharika wa laken, Nazra, APC, Lebanon Support, and others.[…]

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