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Internship, Geoeconomics, Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Government & Politics
  • Washington, DC

AI generated summary

  • You: Undergrad/grad student in IR, econ, political economy or related field. Research skills, attention to detail, resourcefulness, writing/editing abilities, Microsoft Office proficiency. Statistical programming a plus. Previous experience welcomed but not required.
  • You will track geoeconomic news, draft materials, assist with projects, and attend meetings at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student, majoring in international relations, economics, applied economics, political economy, or a related field.
  • Relevant research experience, as well as an interest in teaching, Model UN, simulations, and/or education a plus.
  • Previous research or internship experience welcomed but not required.
  • Stong attention to detail and resourcefulness
  • Strong research skills.
  • Statistical programming skills preferred but not required.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite

Responsibilities

  • Tracking the news in the world of geoeconomics, including weekly email reports.
  • Contributing to drafting, editing, and analysis of materials for the team, including newsletters and social media posts.
  • As needed, assisting with other tasks surrounding additions and changes to other Geoeconomics department projects.
  • Attending general Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues, as time permits.

FAQs

What are the major responsibilities of the Geoeconomics internship position?

The major responsibilities of the Geoeconomics internship position include tracking news in the world of geoeconomics, contributing to drafting, editing, and analyzing materials for the team, assisting with other tasks surrounding Geoeconomics projects, and attending Council meetings and other foreign policy programs as time permits.

What qualifications are required for the Geoeconomics internship?

Qualifications for the Geoeconomics internship include being an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in international relations, economics, political economy, or a related field, having relevant research experience, possessing strong attention to detail and resourcefulness, having strong research and writing skills, proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite, and statistical programming skills are preferred but not required. Previous internship or research experience is welcomed but not required.

Is the Geoeconomics internship a paid position?

Yes, CFR's fall internships, including the Geoeconomics internship, are paid positions.

What is the commitment required for the Geoeconomics internship?

The Geoeconomics internship requires a commitment of 14-18 hours per week.

Can interns choose to work in a hybrid capacity or fully remote for the Geoeconomics internship?

Yes, interns in the Geoeconomics internship program have the option to work in a hybrid capacity (half in the office, half remote) or on an offsite fully remote basis.

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

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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.