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Internship, Russia Studies, Fall 2024

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

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  • You: Fluent in Russian, studying international relations or Russia studies, completed four semesters of college, strong communication and research skills.
  • You will analyze data, research Russia, collect archival materials, assist with book projects, and track relevant news reports for fellow assignments.


  • Undergraduate or graduate student studying international relations, Russia/ East European/ Eurasian area studies, 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
  • Russian proficiency (reading)
  • Strong written, oral, and organizational skills
  • Microsoft Office and Internet research skills


  • Perform data analysis and collecting archival materials on Russia
  • Conduct research and collecting archival documents for fellow's book project
  • Track weekly news report that are relevant to the assignment


Is this internship paid?

Yes, CFR internships are paid positions.

What is the time commitment for this internship?

This internship requires a 14 - 18 hour commitment.

Are the internships offered in the office or remotely?

All internships are offered on a hybrid (half in the office, half remote) or fully remote basis.

What are the qualifications required for this internship?

Qualifications include being an undergraduate or graduate student studying international relations, having completed four semesters of college coursework, Russian proficiency (reading), strong written and oral skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office and Internet research.

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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.