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Internship, Global Communications and Media Relations, Summer 2024

🚀 Summer Internship

New York

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Summer Internship

Media & Journalism•New York


  • 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 Global Communications and Media Relations department focuses on maximizing the presence of CFR in print, broadcast, and online media outlets and on promoting CFR’s roster of products, which includes on-the-record events, CFR books, Council Special Reports, Task Force reports, working papers, online publications and interactive features, and Foreign Affairs articles. The department also works to ensure that CFR experts are visible in the news media.


  • Undergraduate or graduate student majoring in communications, journalism, international relations, 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
  • Previous experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and media monitoring services preferred
  • Ability to multitask and work well collectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Media & Journalism


  • Helping to draft press releases and media advisories
  • Fielding public inquiries about CFR and media requests for experts
  • Tracking and recording media mentions of CFR publications and Foreign Affairs
  • Assisting staff and press at on-the-record events and other projects as needed
  • Compile daily foreign policy op-eds


Work type

Full time

Work mode



New York