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Internship, Global Governance, Fall 2024

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

AI generated summary

  • You: Undergrad or grad student of political science, international relations, or related field with 4 semesters completed. Internship experience preferred. Strong research, writing, editing skills essential. Interest in global governance a must. Social media and event planning experience a bonus.
  • You'll research global governance topics, help with social media outreach, support reports, and proofread content for publication at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student majoring in political science, international relations, global governance, public policy, history, environmental policy, human rights, 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
  • Prior internship experience, especially in nonprofit or think tank work, a plus
  • Demonstrated interest in international institutions and global governance
  • Excellent research, writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Social media experience and event planning experience a plus

Responsibilities

  • Conducting research as requested by the associate director and/or fellow on a variety of topics related to international institutions and global governance
  • Assisting with Council of Councils social media outreach along with other support, as needed
  • Assisting with the Independent Task Force Report
  • Proofreading content for publication

FAQs

Is this internship paid?

Yes, CFR internships are paid.

How many hours a week is the internship commitment?

The internship requires a 14-18 hour commitment per week.

Are there specific requirements for applicants?

Applicants should be undergraduate or graduate students majoring in relevant fields and have completed at least four semesters of college coursework.

Is prior internship experience necessary?

Prior internship experience, especially in nonprofit or think tank work, is a plus but not a requirement.

Will interns have the opportunity to work remotely?

Yes, interns can choose 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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1921
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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.