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Internship, Global Communications and Media Relations, Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Marketing
    Media & Journalism
  • Washington, DC

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  • You: Must be a student in international relations, political science, journalism, or related field with internship experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media, and a passion for global issues.
  • You will track news stories, manage media mentions, and assist with social media posts & press inquiries for a global communications internship at the Council on Foreign Relations.


  • Undergraduate or graduate student with a concentration in international relations, political science, journalism, PR/marketing, or public affairs
  • 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 internship experience in at media organizations, think thanks, non-profit organizations, NGOs, or PR firms preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, as well as social media channels and research databases
  • Ability to multitask and work well collectively in a fast-paced environment
  • A demonstrated interest in media relations and public affairs, or foreign policy/international affairs and global issues preferred


  • Identify top international news stories and developments
  • Track weekly mentions of CFR publications and experts to include in the department's weekly media highlight
  • Respond to press inquiries in the departmental email inbox
  • Conduct research on media outlets to create targeted press outreach lists
  • Assisting with drafting social media posts across all platforms
  • Noting key social media statistics
  • Assisting the digital marketing team, as needed
  • Provide additional communications and media relations support, as needed


Is this internship paid?

Yes, CFR internships are paid.

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.