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Internship, Education, Written Content, Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • New York City

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  • You must be a student majoring in education, environmental studies/science, international relations, or anthropology, with 4 semesters of college coursework, interest in global issues, attention to detail, and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • You will assist with content creation, research various topics, write and fact-check content, curate reading materials, and attend meetings on foreign policy issues at CFR.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student, majoring in education, environmental studies/science, international relations, anthropology, or a related field
  • 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)
  • Interest in global issues, especially climate change
  • Strong attention to detail and resourcefulness
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, familiarity with data visualization tools a plus

Responsibilities

  • Assisting with content creation for World 101, CFR's multimedia foreign policy explainers, and the Climate Course
  • Conducting both quantitative and qualitative research on a wide variety of regions and historical topics
  • Writing and fact-checking content, as well as curating additional reading materials
  • Attending general Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues, as time permits

FAQs

What is the structure of CFR's fall internship program?

CFR's fall internship program allows interns to work in a hybrid capacity (half in the office, half remote) or on an offsite fully remote basis. Interns are required to commit to 14-18 hours per week and the internships are paid.

What are the major responsibilities of the internship position?

The major responsibilities include assisting with content creation for World 101 and the Climate Course, conducting research on various regions and historical topics, writing and fact-checking content, curating additional reading materials, and attending Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues when time permits.

What qualifications are required for this internship?

Applicants should be undergraduate or graduate students majoring in education, environmental studies/science, international relations, anthropology, or a related field. They should have completed the equivalent of four semesters of college coursework (not including AP classes in high school) and have an interest in global issues, especially climate change. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with data visualization tools is a plus.

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.