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Internship, International Political Economy, Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Government & Politics
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • You must be an undergraduate or graduate student in international relations or related field, have research experience with Chinese data sources, proficiency in data analysis programs, strong research skills, and proficiency in MS programs.
  • You will analyze Chinese economic data, complete research requests, write for the Asia Unbound blog, and attend Council meetings on foreign policy issues.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student focusing on international relations, international political economy, international finance and economics, or 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)
  • Previous research with Chinese economic/financial data sources and literature review experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in data analysis programs such as Stat, R, or Excel is a plus
  • Proficiency in Chinese is preferred but not required
  • Strong research, editing and proofreading skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook

Responsibilities

  • Data analysis and collection of Chinese national, local, and household economic data
  • Complete research requests for articles, memos, blog posts, briefings etc.
  • Conducting research related to international political economy and write posts for the Asia Unbound blog
  • Attending general Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues, as time permits

FAQs

Is this internship paid?

Yes, CFR internships are paid.

What is the time commitment for this internship?

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

Can interns work remotely for this internship?

Yes, interns have the option to work in a hybrid capacity (half in the office, half remote) or fully remote.

Are there specific qualifications required for this internship?

Qualifications include being an undergraduate or graduate student focusing on international relations, having completed at least four semesters of college coursework, previous research experience with Chinese economic data, and proficiency in data analysis programs such as Stat, R, or Excel.

What are the major responsibilities of this internship?

Responsibilities include data analysis and collection of Chinese economic data, completing research requests, conducting research on international political economy, and attending Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues.

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.