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.

Advertising Volunteer Intern


Posted: August 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Foreign Affairs

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Foreign Affairs - Advertising

Semester: Fall 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 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
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Board Senior Fellow Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Executive

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Board Senior Fellow Internship

Semester: Fall 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 Council has an internship available in the Executive Department. The intern will report to a fellow in the studies department and will assist the fellow with research, editing and administrative tasks.

Primary Responsibilities:

The intern will support the President Emeritus and Board Senior Fellow through a range of activities including (but not limited to) fact-checking and editing of blogs, op-eds, and other writing, and researching topics relating to U.S. foreign policy in general and the Middle East and East Asia in particular.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student focusing on International Relations, Political Science, National Security, or a related field
  • Experience editing and fact checking documents
  • Strong attention to detail and personal initiative
  • Significant research experience

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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Center for Preventive Action Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Center for Preventive Action

Semester: Fall 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 a fellow in the studies department and will assist the fellow with research, editing and administrative tasks.

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

  • Providing research, analysis, and administrative support on CPA projects, including, but not limited to conflict prevention, national security, military operations and drones
  • Attending and taking notes at various foreign policy discussions; creating memos summarizing key points of discussions
  • Assisting with general CPA activities, such as roundtables meeting logistics, publications, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student, focusing on International Relations, Public Policy, History, or a related field
  • Working knowledge of the U.S. government and United Nations
  • Experience/interest in national security, military operations, and/or intelligence a plus
  • Data-intense research experience and editing skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to work independently

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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CFR.org Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: CFR.org

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: CFR.org

Semester: Fall 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's outreach initiative aims to engage an interested and influential group of Americans from around the country and the world by providing ideas and timely, clear, and accurate information on key international issues. CFR.org, America's foremost Internet resource for foreign policy and national security analysis, is one of the primary tools for doing so.

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

  • Working in CFR's content management system to code and edit pieces for the site.
  • Photo and editorial reseach, editing photos, and copyediting news stories and multimedia projects
  • Transcribing interviews
  • Assisting with research for all CFR.org projects
  • Assisting with social media

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student focusing on international relations and/or journalism.
  • Previous administrative, journalism, and web experience; multimedia experience a plus.
  • Excellent editing, writing, and research skills
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; HTML, CMS, Photoshop skills a plus.
  • Ability to work independently or on a team.

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 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
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative: Economic Development in the Middle East

Semester: Fall 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. This volunteer internship will provide broads exposure to trends and developments in international development, economic growth, and democratization, with a specific focus on the Middle East.

The Council has a volunteer internship available in the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative, a project of the David Rockefeller Studies Program.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include:

  • Conducting basic research for background information, the preparation of meetings and events, and the preparation of written materials on issues related to economic, political, and social development.
  • Follow and prepare summaries of news on relevant issues and regions
  • Search for basic data, statistics, information, facts for articles and ongoing research
  • Assisting with coordination of events including arranging mailings, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support.
  • Attending general Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues, as time permits.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing undergraduate or graduate degree with an educational concentration in International Relations, International Economics, Middle East Studies or a related field
  • Proven interest in and understanding of socioeconomic issues, economic development, democratization and political transition. Familiarity with the Middle East is necessary.
  • Strong research, writing and administrative skills. Related research experience in an academic or professional setting, as well as previous office experience, are preferred.
  • Arabic Language ability highly valued
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and proofreading ability
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress and social media highly preferred

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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Corporate Programming Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Corporate Affairs

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Corporate Programming

Semester: Fall 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 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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Corporate Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Corporate Affairs

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Corporate Program

Semester: Fall 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 nearly 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. 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.

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:

  • Researching multinational companies that are current members or may be interested in joining the Corporate Program
  • Assisting staff with member outreach and correspondence
  • Monitor member company news and announcements
  • Participating in the administration of conferences and meetings, including making follow-up phone calls to invitees and staffing events
  • Maintaining accurate Corporate member records
  • Logistical support for the team, especially in preparation for the Corporate Conference in March

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student with a concentration in International Relations, Political Science and/or Business/Economics
  • Experience in a corporate environment preferred; prior administrative experience required
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Database management skills highly preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Familiarity with Nexis and Cap IQ is ideal
  • 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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Development Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Development

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Development

Semester: Fall 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 (but are not limited to):

  • Researching prospective donors through development databases and the internet
  • Developing donor profiles
  • Drafting donor correspondence
  • Assisting with foundation research and helping uncover potential funding opportunities
  • Other administrative work, as needed

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student studying Fundraising, Development, or International Relations, or a related field
  • Experience working in a non-profit organization preferred and/or a general interest in non-profit organization
  • Research, writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to multitask and work well collectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail

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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Digital Strategies Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Director of Studies Office

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Director of Studies Office, Digital Strategies and Programming

Semester: Fall 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 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 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
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 Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Energy and the Environment

Semester: Fall 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
  • Previous experience or interest in economics; modelling and graphing skills a plus.
  • 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 Business Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Foreign Affairs

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Foreign Affairs – Publishing Business

Semester: Fall 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 Foreign Affairs Publishing Department has a strong focus on marketing the magazine to educators, students, foreign policy associations and other non-profit organizations. Foreign Affairs produces academic resources such as Foreign Affairs Books and Custom Textbooks. These titles are used by professors in International Relations, Foreign Policy, and International Political Economy from universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada. The internship offers an exciting opportunity to learn about marketing, outreach, and academic publishing at the preeminent journal of international affairs.

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

  • Researching marketing and sales opportunities for the magazine in higher education, including corresponding with educators who use Foreign Affairs in the classroom
  • Organizing special mailings of Foreign Affairs for publicity purposes/comp copies
  • Assist with financial operations of the magazine
  • Maintaining sales spreadsheets and reports of Foreign Affairs products
  • Assisting with customer service management
  • Researching web usability and marketing strategies
  • Assist in ongoing social media and digital marketing efforts for the brand
  • Develop and report on search engine marketing campaigns

Qualifications

  • Educational concentration in Business, Marketing, International Relations, Political Science, Communications Media Studies or Journalism
  • Strong interest in the business side of publishing a must. Previous publishing and/or media experience a plus
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and internet
  • Detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong communication and customer service 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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Franklin Williams Internships


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall 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 Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Global Communications and Media Relations

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Global Communications and Media Relations

Semester: Fall 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 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
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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Global Health Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Global Health

Length of Internship: Fall 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 volunteer intern will report to the Senior Fellow for Global Health 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):

  • Maintaining online tools, fact checking and conducting research all related to outbreaks of diseases
  • Assisting with research for upcoming experts meetings, writing memos on topics to be discussed, and researching speakers and participants
  • Providing background research and editing support for Fellow's upcoming book, global health updates and other publications
  • Aiding with the logistical aspects of events
  • Attending general Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues, as time permits.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student focusing on International Affairs, Global Health, Public Health or a related field
  • Familiarity working in an office
  • Laboratory or biology experience is a plus
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong editing skills and research experience, and familiarity with scientific journal articles
  • Strong proofreading, editing skills, and attention to detail

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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Grant Management Volunteer Intern


Posted: August 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Director of Studies Office

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Director of Studies Office, Grant Management

Semester: Fall 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 receive a thorough exposure to the entire lifecycle of a foundation grant and become familiar with non-profit administrative processes related to foundation grants, including budgeting, monitoring and evaluation of project, and record-keeping.

Further responsibilities include:

  • Proofreading and editing foundation grant proposals and reports
  • Reviewing financial statements and budgets associated with foundation grant proposals and reports
  • Research prospective donors through development databases and the internet
  • Drafting donor correspondence, and other logistical or administrative work, as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student, majoring in international relations, history, political science, or a related field
  • Previous internship experience or experience working in an office setting
  • Experience working with databases
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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 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
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

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International Economics Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: International Economics

Semester: Fall 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 volunteer intern will report to a fellow in the studies department and will assist the fellow with research, editing and administrative tasks. The volunteer intern will gain firsthand experience with the tools scholars use to analyze economic policy questions.

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

  • Providing various qualitative and quantitative research tasks, including, but not limited to, conducting historical research and finding relevant literature for a fellow's upcoming book
  • Finding and analyzing historical sources and tracking news developments for present-day parallels
  • Attending general Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues, as time permits
  • Other logistical duties as required by the supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student with background in economics, politics and/or history
  • Language skills a plus (especially Russian, German, or French)
  • Excellent research, wiritng and editing skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently

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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New York Meetings Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Meetings and Membership

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Meetings Program

Semester: Fall 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 Meetings Program seeks to achieve a mix of speakers and issues that respond to the interests of a diverse Council membership and constantly adjusts to the new issues shaping American foreign policy. The Meetings intern provides valuable support for the department in all aspects of meeting organization.

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

  • Assisting staff in all facets of event preparation and staging, including helping during events in the early morning (7:45-9:00am), afternoon (12:30-2:00pm), evening (5:30-7:00pm), and at dinners (7:00-8:30pm)
  • Assisting with correspondence with speakers and confirmation calls to member participants
  • Providing research on current events in U.S. foreign policy and general administrative support

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student majoring in international affairs, political science, or related field
  • Previous office experience necessary
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment
  • Excellent communication and Microsoft Office skills
  • Writing and editing 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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Publications Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: Director of Studies Office

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Publications

Semester: Fall 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 Publications Department is involved in the editing, production, and marketing of CFR Books, Task Force reports, Council Special Reports, the Annual Report, and papers on a wide range of issues.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a publishing career.

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

  • Assist Publications Department in the production, editing, and marketing of Task Force reports, Council Special Reports, and other publications, as well as miscellaneous projects
  • Participate in projects onCFR.org and partner websites

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student focusing on Humanities, International Relations, Journalism, English, or History
  • Strong interest in publishing
  • Background in editing, writing, and research preferred
  • Experience working with a school newspaper/journal or in an office setting preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 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

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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Women and Foreign Policy Volunteer Intern


Posted: July 2014 Location: New York Type: Fall Internship Department: David Rockefeller Studies Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Civil Societies, Markets and Democracy: Women and Foreign Policy

Semester: Fall 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 Women and Foreign Policy program, a project of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy initiative. The volunteer intern will learn about the cross-cutting role of gender in foreign policy, public health, economic growth, and international development.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include:

  • Assisting with research and drafting of reports, policy memoranda, articles and blog posts on women and foreign policy
  • Conducting basic research as background information for fellows, for media requests, and in preparation for roundtable meetings and events.
  • Following and preparing summaries of news of relevant issues and regions
  • Assisting with coordination of events including arranging mailings, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support.
  • Attending general Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues, as time permits.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with an educational concentration in International Relations, Economics, Public Health or a related field
  • Proven interest in and understanding of women's role in and relationship to economic and political development
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Strong writing, editing, and research skills
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and proofreading ability
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, and strong online research ability

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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Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy Volunteer Intern


Posted: August 2014 Location: Washington Type: Fall Internship Department: Washington Program

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy

Semester: Fall 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 Washington External Affairs team comprises of the Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy program and CFR's diplomatic and executive branch initiatives. The Congress program engages members of Congress and their staffs on both sides of the aisle with a weekly roundtable policy discussion series, monthly briefings for Senate chiefs of staff, breakfast meetings for members of Congress, and other on-demand briefings. The program is responsible for distribution of CFR publications and other relevant materials to Capitol Hill. The diplomatic and executive branch initiatives provide U.S. policymakers and foreign officials access to CFR publications, reports, and invitations to select on-the-record CFR meetings. External Affairs also produces regular eNewsletters tailored specifically for the executive branch, Congress, and diplomatic community.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include:

  • Assist External Affairs in outreach efforts to Congress, the Executive Branch, and the diplomatic community
  • Help manage an extensive database
  • Distribute publications, both electronically and by hand delivery when necessary
  • Provide logistical support for External Affairs events by attending and staffing meetings
  • Research as needed

Qualifications:

  • Must be available three days a week including Fridays
  • Undergraduate or graduate student majoring in International Relations, Comparative Politics, World Politics, National Sercurity Studies, American Government, or Public Policy
  • Congressional experience is highly preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel, database management
  • Ability to multi-task and work well on 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, 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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Events Volunteer Internship


Posted: August 2014 Location: Washington Type: Fall Internship Department: Event Operations

VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Department: Events

Semester: Fall 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 Events Program coordinates and implements all events and meetings for the Washington office of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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

  • Assisting the Events Team with all aspects of meetings and events, including menu planning and event set-ups
  • Providing support to the events staff, including assisting with client contracts, supply ordering, client relationships and calendar support
  • Researching ways to cut event supply costs and to become more eco-friendly

Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in the events field
  • Academic major in Events/Hospitality and/or Communications, or a relevant field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Ability to multi-task

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: July 2014 Location: Washington Salary Rate: Paid at an hourly rate Type: Fall 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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