Volunteer Internships

The Council on Foreign Relations’ Internship Program offers outstanding volunteer opportunities for college students, graduate students, and graduates focusing on international relations and who are pursuing a career in foreign policy or a related field.

Volunteer interns are recruited year-round on a semester basis to volunteer in both the New York and Washington, DC, offices, and all volunteer internships are filled on a rolling basis. An intern’s volunteer duties generally consist of program coordination, research, editing, and writing. The volunteer internships are unpaid.

Corporate Programming Volunteer Intern


Posted: March 2014 Location: New York Type: Summer Internship Department: Corporate Affairs

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Corporate Programming

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected volunteer interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

The Corporate Program, the Council's primary point of contact with the private sector, enlists the business community's participation in and support of the Council's activities. Corporate members include over 200 U.S. and non-U.S. firms representing a wide range of business sectors, including financial services, law, manufacturing, consulting, technology, media, and others. Each year the program hosts over 70 events in New York and Washington, including a two-day conference.

By providing support for the Corporate Program, the volunteer intern will gain exposure to leading global companies and economic and political issues affecting international business while building important business skills.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include:

  • Providing research on global issues relevant to the business community and identifying potential speakers, with the aim of integrating research into future programming
  • Assisting in all facets of event preparation and staffing, including making follow-up phone calls to invitees, staffing events, drafting invitations, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate preferred or graduate student with a concentration in International Relations, Politics and/or Business/Economics
  • Experience in a corporate environment preferred; prior administrative experience required
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Nexis Lexis and Cap IQ would be pluses
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Superior telephone etiquette

CFR internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates may email, fax, or mail their resume and cover letter INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the address below. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Director of Studies Office, Digital Strategies and Programming Volunteer Intern


Posted: March 2014 Location: New York Type: Summer Internship Department: Director of Studies Office

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Director of Studies Office, Digital Strategies and Programming

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected volunteer interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

The volunteer intern will gain experience working in non-profit management. This includes working on staff programming and also working on the content management system (CMS), adding, removing, and manipulating content for the Studies Program on CFR.org. The Council's CMS is consistent with the sort of back-end systems many organizations implement. The internship would also include developing and implementing staff programing. This collection of responsibilities will give the intern transferrable, relatable skills and insights into the structure and function of a non-profit think tank.

Further responsibilities include:

  • site evaluation for efficiency and user appeal
  • organization of site content
  • data and analytics collection and evaluation
  • maintaining overall consistency of CFR.org
  • assisting in development of training materials

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student focusing on journalism, digital information management, information management, information systems, website design, or a related field
  • Previous internship experience or experience working in an office setting
  • Experience working with content management systems, databases, and web analytics and/or website design
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite; experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills

CFR volunteer internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates may email, fax, or mail their resume and cover letter INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the address below. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Energy and Environment Volunteer Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: New York Type: Summer Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Energy and the Environment

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected volunteer interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

The Council has a volunteer internship available in the Studies Department. The intern will report to the Fellow for Energy and Environment and will help to organize and run the daily activities of the office and participate in research as needed.

The volunteer duties of the interns will include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting with research for upcoming experts meetings, locating data sets, and collecting open source information for future analysis.
  • Writing research briefs for fellow's upcoming book
  • Assisting in research and fact checking for CFR publications related to energy, the environment, and national security
  • Other logistical responsibilities, as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student focusing on Economics, Environmental/Energy Studies, Political Science, International Relations, or related major.
  • Strong interest and experience in the field of energy and the environment
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Extensive research experience and previous administrative experience
  • Strong proofreading, speaking, writing and editing skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent organization

CFR volunteer internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Please email, mail or fax a resume and cover letter INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the Human Resource Office at the address below. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Foreign Affairs - Advertising Volunteer Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: New York Type: Summer Internship Department: Foreign Affairs

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Foreign Affairs - Advertising

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected volunteer interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

Foreign Affairs magazine has a volunteer internship opening in the Advertising Department.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include (but are not limited to):

  • Supporting the business side of the production of the magazine and website, and the development of the video marketing strategy
  • Assisting with the programming of large-scale conferences focused on emerging markets
  • Understanding the content of the magazine by conducting research on authors, articles, topics and regions and synthesizing information
  • Assist Foreign Affairs website, by conducting competitive analysis, learning the methodology behind surveys and circulation auditing, advertising best practices, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student with concentration in International Relations, Public Policy, Regional/Comparitive Studies, Publidhing, Marketing, Communication, Business, or a related field
  • Previous internship or work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite necessary and experience working with Creative Suite a plus
  • Prior experience with proofreading, editing and online research preferred
  • Attention to detail and editing skills
  • Experience or interest in being a part of a team

CFR volunteer internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Please email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter INCLUDING THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT AREA to the Human Resources Office at the address below. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity, and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Franklin Williams Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: New York Type: Summer Internship

Overview of the Franklin Williams Internship

The Franklin Williams Internship, named after the late Ambassador Franklin H. Williams, has been established for undergraduate and graduate students who have a serious interest in international relations. The internship is designed to develop the intern's knowledge and leadership abilities as a foundation for future work in the foreign policy arena.

Ambassador Williams had a long career of public service, including serving as the former American Ambassador to Ghana, as well as the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Lincoln University, one of the country's historical African American colleges. He was also a Director of the Council on Foreign Relations, where he made special efforts to encourage the nomination of African Americans to membership.

CFR will select two individuals each term (fall, spring, and summer) to work in the Council of Foreign Relations' (CFR) New York City and Washington, D.C. offices. The intern will be involved with tasks such as, program coordination, substantive and business writing, research, and budget management. In addition, the intern will be encouraged to attend the CFR's extensive meetings programs and participate in informal training designed to enhance management and leadership skills.

The selected intern will be required to make a commitment of 16 - 21 hours per week, and will be paid at an hourly rate.

Eligibility

Applications are accepted on a term basis for both the New York and Washington, D.C. offices. Candidates should be currently enrolled in either an undergraduate program or in a graduate program in the area of international relations or a related field. Recent graduates will also be considered. Candidates should have a record of high academic achievement, proven leadership ability, and previous related internship or work experience.

To apply to CFR, please send a resume and cover letter to the above address or e-mail humanresources@cfr.org. CFR is an equal opportunity employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought in the composition of its workforce.

Franklin Williams Internship

Founded in 1921, CFR is an independent national membership organization and a nonpartisan center for scholars dedicated to producing and disseminating ideas so that members, students, interested citizens, and government officials in the United States and other countries can better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other governments. CFR, which is headquartered in New York with an office in Washington, D.C., does this by: convening meetings where prominent thinkers debate and discuss the major issues of our time; conducting a wide-ranging studies program; publishing Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal covering international affairs and U.S. foreign policy; maintaining a diverse membership; sponsoring independent task forces; and providing up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on CFR's award-winning website, www.cfr.org.

CFR is host to the widest possible range of views, and is committed to encouraging foreign policy debate that reflects diverse interests and perspectives. To help meet that objective, CFR consistently works to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of the staff and membership. As part of that effort, CFR has established the Franklin Williams Internships. Minority students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Global Communications and Media Relations Volunteer Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: New York Type: Summer Internship Department: Global Communications and Media Relations

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Global Communications and Media Relations

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected volunteer interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

The Global Communications and Media Relations department focuses on maximizing the presence of CFR in print, broadcast, and online media outlets and on promoting CFR's roster of products, which includes on-the-record events, CFR books, Council Special Reports, Task Force reports, working papers, online publications and interactive features, and Foreign Affairs articles. The department also works to ensure that CFR experts are visible in the news media.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include (but are not limited to):

  • Maintaining the media contact database
  • Fielding public inquiries about CFR and media requests for experts
  • Tracking and recording media mentions of CFR publications
  • Assisting staff at on-the-record events
  • Other projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student majoring in Communications, Journalism, or International Relations
  • Previous administrative work a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to multitask and work well collectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail

CFR internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Qualified candidates may email, fax, or mail their resume and cover letter INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the address below. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Defense Policy Volunteer Internship


Posted: April 2014 Location: Washington Type: Summer Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

Council on Foreign Relations

Human Resources Office

1777 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006

FAX (202) 509-8490

humanresources@cfr.org

www.cfr.org

Follow us on Twitter: @CFR_HR

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Defense Policy

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy, as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

The Defense Policy unit resides within the National Security and Defense Program of the larger David Rockefeller Studies Program, which encompasses all Council research efforts. Defense Policy explores structural, organizational, operational, and budgetary dimensions of 21st century security challenges, viewed principally through the lens of the U.S. Department of Defense. Research staff of Defense Policy also manage CFR's Defense in Depth blog.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include:.

  • Research and fact verification in support of the department's ongoing writing and analysis projects.
  • Assist in creation of a daily news brief and guidance of social media activity on behalf of the senior fellow.
  • Monitor pertinent current events and be prepared to brief senior fellow and research associate accordingly.
  • Attend and take notes at think tank, university, and government events around the D.C. area.
  • Provide logistical and administrative support as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with a concentration in international relations, political science, history, security studies, or similar
  • Editorial or defense-related experience preferred
  • Outstanding research and writing skills
  • Close attention to detail
  • Social media savvy and excellent understanding of editorial best practices
  • Appropriate awareness and decorum in dealing with military personnel

CFR volunteer internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Please email, mail, or fax a resume, cover letter and two writing samples, including position name, days, and times available to work to the Human Resource Office at the above address. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity, and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Director of Studies, U.S. Foreign Policy Volunteer Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: Washington Type: Summer Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Director of Studies Office, U.S. Foreign Policy

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include:

  • Researching issues related to current U.S. foreign policy and foreign policy history and tracking related subjects in the news.
  • Assisting with the preparation of written materials, including drafting, editing, and proofreading articles, reports, and blog posts on a wide range of international affairs issues and historical topics
  • Logistical duties, including greeting visitors, mail processing, and preparing weekly reports.
  • Assisting with the coordination of roundtables and meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student with concentration in International Relations, Political Science, History, or related field
  • Strong research and writing skills, including experience with historical research
  • Excellent administrative and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and proofreading ability
  • Previous work experience in an office environment a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

CFR volunteer internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Please email, mail or fax a resume, cover letter and two writing samples INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the Human Resource Office at the above address. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Franklin Williams Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: Washington Type: Summer Internship

Overview of the Franklin Williams Internship

The Franklin Williams Internship, named after the late Ambassador Franklin H. Williams, has been established for undergraduate and graduate students who have a serious interest in international relations. The internship is designed to develop the intern's knowledge and leadership abilities as a foundation for future work in the foreign policy arena.

Ambassador Williams had a long career of public service, including serving as the former American Ambassador to Ghana, as well as the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Lincoln University, one of the country's historical African American colleges. He was also a Director of the Council on Foreign Relations, where he made special efforts to encourage the nomination of African Americans to membership.

CFR will select two individuals each term (fall, spring, and summer) to work in the Council of Foreign Relations' (CFR) New York City and Washington, D.C. offices. The intern will be involved with tasks such as, program coordination, substantive and business writing, research, and budget management. In addition, the intern will be encouraged to attend the CFR's extensive meetings programs and participate in informal training designed to enhance management and leadership skills.

The selected intern will be required to make a commitment of 16 - 21 hours per week, and will be paid at an hourly rate.

Eligibility

Applications are accepted on a term basis for both the New York and Washington, D.C. offices. Candidates should be currently enrolled in either an undergraduate program or in a graduate program in the area of international relations or a related field. Recent graduates will also be considered. Candidates should have a record of high academic achievement, proven leadership ability, and previous related internship or work experience.

To apply to CFR, please send a resume and cover letter to the above address or e-mail humanresources@cfr.org. CFR is an equal opportunity employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought in the composition of its workforce.

Franklin Williams Internship

Founded in 1921, CFR is an independent national membership organization and a nonpartisan center for scholars dedicated to producing and disseminating ideas so that members, students, interested citizens, and government officials in the United States and other countries can better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other governments. CFR, which is headquartered in New York with an office in Washington, D.C., does this by: convening meetings where prominent thinkers debate and discuss the major issues of our time; conducting a wide-ranging studies program; publishing Foreign Affairs, the preeminent journal covering international affairs and U.S. foreign policy; maintaining a diverse membership; sponsoring independent task forces; and providing up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on CFR's award-winning website, www.cfr.org.

CFR is host to the widest possible range of views, and is committed to encouraging foreign policy debate that reflects diverse interests and perspectives. To help meet that objective, CFR consistently works to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of the staff and membership. As part of that effort, CFR has established the Franklin Williams Internships. Minority students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Global Health Studies Volunteer Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: Washington Type: Summer Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Global Health Studies

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected volunteer interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include:

  • Conduct research on emerging issues at the intersection of global health, international trade, and development for articles, book chapters, and CFR publications for the Global Health, Economics, and Development Program
  • Assist research associate and fellow in directing CFR's first task force devoted to a global health matter -- the rise of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular, and other noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries
  • Work with research associate to manage the Global Health, Economics, & Development Roundtable Series, including assisting in the preparation of background papers and materials for distribution, preparing invitations, scheduling, travel arrangements, corresponding with speakers, and providing other logistical support
  • Track news, policy developments, and data sources

Qualifications:

  • BA or MA in public health, international affairs, economics,trade, or related field, with excellent academic credentials
  • Prior research, office assistance, or relevant intern experience preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Good judgment, confidence, and an ability to complete projects independently or with limited supervision
  • Strong research, writing, and editing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word and the Internet, and a familiarity with social media
  • Good humor and collegiality are essential.

CFR volunteer internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Please email, mail or fax a resume, cover letter and two writing samples INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the Human Resource Office at the above address. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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International Institutions and Global Governance Volunteer Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: Washington Type: Summer Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: International Institutions and Global Governance

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected volunteer interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include:

  • Ongoing assistance for research on global governance issues for the program on Global Governance and International Institutions (IIGG).
  • Assisting with various research project related to reports and articles for the Global Governance Monitor (GGM) and the Global Governance Report Card (GGR)
  • Write summaries of research for the various components and sections of the GGM and GGR
  • Editing and proofreading the GGM and GGR

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student majoring in International Relations, Political Science, History, International Law, Global Governance, Human Rights, Public Health or Policy
  • Previous research and editing experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and Office
  • Advanced editing, research, and writing skills

CFR volunteer internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Please email, mail or fax a resume, cover letter and two writing samples INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the Human Resource Office at the above address. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Korea Studies Volunteer Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: Washington Type: Summer Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Korea Studies

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

The responsibilities of the intern will include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting with research assignments; focus will be primarily on Korea and issues related to U.S.-Korea relations.
  • Providing logistical and administrative support as needed

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with specific knowledge of U.S.-Korea relations and experience with foreign resources, materials, and government system required
  • Strong research abilities
  • Excellent attention to detail & follow-through
  • Fluency in Korean is required; fluency in Chinese a plus

CFR internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Please mail, Email or fax a resume and cover letter INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the Human Resource Office at the above address. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Middle East Studies Volunteer Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: Washington Type: Summer Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

CFR's volunteer internships give selected volunteer interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

  • Conducting research and writing for the fellow's blog and articles
  • Providing briefs for the fellow on critical issues or events
  • Aiding with the logistical aspects of events
  • Undergraduate student focusing on International Relations or Middle East Studies
  • Excellent research skills
  • Strong proofreading skills and attention to detail
  • Prior work experience in policy, research, journalism, writing or editing
  • Knowledge of Arabic or Hebrew a plus

CFR volunteer internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Please email, mail or fax a resume, cover letter and two writing samples INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the Human Resource Office at the above address. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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U.S. Foreign Policy Volunteer Internship


Posted: February 2014 Location: Washington Type: Summer Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: U.S. Foreign Policy, Studies

Semester: Summer 2014

CFR's volunteer internships give selected interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include:

  • Researching issues related to current U.S. foreign policy, U.S.-China relations, and Geoeconomics, which would contribute directly to the substance of study group meetings, as well as publications of the fellow.
  • Administrative and logistical duties as needed
  • Assisting with the coordination of roundtables and meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate student with concentration in International Relations or related field
  • Strong research and writing skills; previous research experience preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Language skills (i.e. Mandarin Chinese) preferred, but not required

CFR volunteer internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America's understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR's 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

Please email, mail or fax a resume, cover letter and two writing samples INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the Human Resource Office at the above address. The Council on Foreign Relations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quality, diversity and balance are the key objectives sought by the Council on Foreign Relations in the composition of its workforce.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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