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Internship, Women and Foreign Policy, Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Government & Politics
  • Washington, DC

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  • You: Undergrad/grad student in intl relations, poli sci, or related field. Research/internship exp in gender policy/intl relations a plus. Strong attention to detail, org skills, Microsoft Office proficiency, and writing/editing skills required.
  • You will conduct research, assist in writing/editing content, provide logistical support for meetings, track news updates, and help with social media for the Women and Foreign Policy Internship at CFR.


  • Undergraduate or graduate student, majoring in international relations, political science, women/gender studies, or a related field.
  • Relevant research or internship experience in gender policy/ international relations as well as an interest in women and gender studies is a plus.
  • Stong attention to detail and resourcefulness
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong writing and editing skills


  • Conducting research as requested on variety of topics such as women leaders and women's political participation.
  • Assisting with writing and editing content, including research memos and briefs, blog posts, book chapters, and other publications as needed.
  • Assisting with logistical support for meetings including but not limited to preparing distribution material and helping with guest check-in during roundtables.
  • Tracking news reports and relevant updates that pertain to the department
  • Assisting with social media and marketing strategy for the department. This can include drafting tweets and brainstorming outreach ideas as needed.


Is this internship paid?

Yes, CFR internships are paid.

What is the time commitment for this internship?

The internship requires a 14 - 18 hour commitment.

Can I 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.

What kind of tasks will I be responsible for as an intern?

Tasks may include conducting research, assisting with writing and editing, providing logistical support for meetings, tracking news reports, and assisting with social media and marketing strategy.

What qualifications are required for this internship?

Qualifications include being an undergraduate or graduate student in international relations, political science, or related field, with relevant research or internship experience in gender policy/international relations. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and strong writing and editing skills are also required.

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

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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.