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Internship, New York Meetings, Fall 2024

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

AI generated summary

  • You must be a college student majoring in international affairs or related field with 4 semesters of coursework, office experience, strong communication skills, detail-oriented, able to work under pressure, and proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • You will research foreign policy topics, manage UNGA spreadsheets, assist in speaker correspondence, and support the Meetings team as needed.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student majoring in international affairs, political science, 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 office experience strongly preferred
  • Extremely detail-oriented, with excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; strong writing, editing, and database skills

Responsibilities

  • Conducting research on potential foreign policy topics for discussion, as well as possible moderators and speakers
  • Management of UNGA spreadsheets
  • Assisting with correspondence with speakers and confirmation calls to member participants, and drafting invitations to high- level event attendees
  • Additional assistance to the Meetings team members as needed

FAQs

Is this internship paid?

Yes, all CFR internships are paid positions.

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

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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.