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Internship, Corporate Affairs, Programming, Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
    Government & Politics
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • You: Undergrad student with focus in intl relations, political science, or related field. Min 4 semesters college coursework. Corporate/admin exp preferred. Strong research, writing, editing, communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • You will research, write, and edit for the corporate program, create background briefs, plan events, assist with meeting prep, and provide general departmental support as needed.

Requirements

  • Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate student with a concentration in international relations, political science, business administration, finance, or related field
  • Students should have completed the equivalent of four semesters of college coursework (not including AP classes in high school) by the time they begin an internship
  • Experience in a corporate environment and/or prior administrative experience preferred
  • Excellent research, writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Responsibilities

  • The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):
  • Research, writing, and editing for the corporate program.
  • Creating background briefs on topics of relevance to the business and foreign policy community.
  • Logistical and event planning tasks as needed.
  • Assisting with the preparation of meeting materials, may assist in staffing in-person meetings.
  • Other departmental support as needed

FAQs

Is this internship paid?

Yes, CFR internships are paid.

What is the time commitment for this internship?

The internship requires a 14 - 18 hour commitment.

Can interns choose whether to work in the office or remotely?

Yes, interns can choose to work in a hybrid capacity or on an offsite fully remote basis.

What are the major responsibilities of this internship?

The major responsibilities include research, writing, and editing for the corporate program, creating background briefs, logistical and event planning tasks, assisting with meeting preparations, and providing departmental support as needed.

What qualifications are required for this internship?

Applicants should be undergraduate students with a concentration in international relations, political science, business administration, finance, or a related field. They should have completed the equivalent of four semesters of college coursework and have experience in a corporate environment or prior administrative experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is also required.

The Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher.

Government
Industry
201-500
Employees
1921
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. CFR's think tank is composed of more than fifty full-time and adjunct fellows who cover the major regions and significant issues shaping today's international agenda. CFR's website, www.cfr.org, is a trusted, nonpartisan source of timely analysis and context on international events and trends. CFR publishes the bimonthly Foreign Affairs magazine, widely-considered to be the most influential magazine for the analysis and debate of foreign policy and economics.