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Internship

Internship, Digital Content, Editorial, Summer 2024

🚀 Summer Internship

Washington, DC +1

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  • Seeking undergraduate or graduate students in Journalism, Communications, International Relations, History, or Political Science with at least 4 semesters of college coursework, writing/editing experience, excellent skills, attention to detail, additional language skills a plus, and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, HTML, and Google Docs.
  • The intern will assist with research, data analysis for graphics, staging editing, writing In Briefs, updating Backgrounders, and performing taxonomy work on CFR.org.

Summer Internship

Media & JournalismWashington, DC, New York

Description

  • All who are selected to participate in CFR’s Blavatnik Internship Program and Robina Franklin Williams Internship Program receive training in the field of foreign policy and international affairs as well as skills training in writing, research, program planning, and much more.
  • The Council’s outreach initiative aims to engage an interested and influential group of Americans from around the country and the world by providing ideas and timely, clear, and accurate information on key international issues. CFR.org, America’s foremost Internet resource for foreign policy and national security analysis, is one of the primary tools for doing so.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student focusing on Journalism, Communications, International Relations, History, or Political Science
  • All applicants 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
  • Previous on-campus work and/or internship experiences in writing and/or editing
  • Excellent writing, copyediting, and fact checking skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Additional language skills useful, but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, basic HTML, and Google Docs

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Media & Journalism

Responsibilities

  • Assist with research for CFR.org Backgrounders, Timelines, Interactives, and In Briefs
  • Find and analyze data for graphics on CFR.org
  • Stage edit content published on CFR.org
  • Write at least one In Brief
  • Update Backgrounders as needed, including flagship pieces
  • Perform taxonomy work across CFR.org

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Washington, DC, New York