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Internship, U.S. Foreign Policy, Fall 2024

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

AI generated summary

  • You: Undergrad/grad student in international relations or related field. 4 semesters of coursework completed. Strong research/writing skills. Detail-oriented. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Bonus: Mandarin, Russian, or Arabic.
  • You will research US-China and Sino-Russian relations, contribute to publications, assist with writing/editing, and provide logistical support for study groups and meetings.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with concentration in international relations or related field
  • Students should have completed the equivalent of four semester of college coursework (not including AP classes in high school) by the time they begin an internship
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Mandarin, Russian, or Arabic language proficiency preferred, but not required

Responsibilities

  • Researching the history and development of Sino-Russian relations as well as US-China relations to contribute to the publications of the fellow
  • Contributing directly to the substance of study group meetings, as well as publications of the fellow
  • Assist with writing and editing content, including research memorandas and briefs as needed
  • Assist in logistical support as needed, including but not limited to coordination of study groups and meetings

FAQs

What are the major responsibilities of the internship in U.S. Foreign Policy?

The major responsibilities include researching the history and development of Sino-Russian relations and US-China relations, contributing to publications, participating in study group meetings, assisting with writing and editing content, and providing logistical support as needed.

Is the internship in U.S. Foreign Policy paid?

Yes, CFR internships are paid.

What is the time commitment for the internship in U.S. Foreign Policy?

The internship requires a 14 - 18 hour commitment.

Are there any language requirements for the internship in U.S. Foreign Policy?

Mandarin, Russian, or Arabic language proficiency is preferred but not required for the internship.

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

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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.