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Internship, Publications, Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • You: Must be an undergrad/grad student in international relations/political science with strong writing/editing skills, experience in publishing, and able to work under pressure as part of a team.
  • You will assist in all stages of publications processes, including editing materials, maintaining websites, and attending foreign policy programs.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student focusing on international relations, political science, writing, English, literature, 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
  • Strong interest in publishing, and background in editing, writing, and research
  • Experience working with a school newspaper/journal or in an office setting preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Chicago style, and conducting internet research
  • Strong attention to detail and personal initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure, both independently and as a member of a team

Responsibilities

  • Assisting Publications department with all stages of CFR publications processes
  • Copyediting, proofreading, and occasionally substantive editing of the different types of incoming materials
  • Providing maintenance and supporting the editorial oversight of CFR webpages and partner websites
  • Assisting with other tasks as needed
  • Attending general Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues, as time permits

FAQs

What kind of training will I receive as an intern in the Publications Department?

As an intern in the Publications Department, you will receive training in writing, editing, production, and marketing of CFR publications. You will also receive skills training in research, program planning, and more.

What are some examples of publications that the Publications Department is involved in editing and producing?

The Publications Department is involved in editing and producing CFR Books, Task Force reports, Council Special Reports, the Annual Report, and various papers on a wide range of foreign policy and international affairs issues.

Can this internship lead to a career in writing or editing?

Yes, this internship is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a career in writing or editing. You will gain valuable skills and experience in the field of foreign policy and international affairs publications.

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.