Council on Foreign Relations

Internship, Corporate Programming, Spring 2022

Department
Corporate Affairs
City
New York
State
NY

Overview

All who are selected to participate in CFR’s Blavatnik Internship Program and Robina Franklin Williams Internship Program receive training in the field of foreign policy and international affairs as well as skills training in writing, research, program planning, and much more.

 

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. The team is looking for a corporate programming intern to assist in preparing logistics for the 2022 Corporate Conference.

 

CFR internships are paid, require a 14 - 18 hour commitment, and are filled on a rolling basis. 

 

Spring 2022 internships will begin on a remote basis with a possibility of limited onsite work. However, it will be possible to participate in the program on a fully-remote basis as well.

The major responsibilities of this position will include (but are not limited to):

  • Creating background briefs on topics of relevance to the business and foreign policy community and identifying speakers and presiders with relevant expertise
  • Assisting with the preparation of meeting materials, drafting logistics packets and talking points, and editing various research meeting materials
  • Other departmental support as needed

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student with a concentration in international relations, political science, or business
  • Students should have completed the equivalent of four semesters of college coursework (not including AP classes in high school) by the time they begin an internship
  • Experience in a corporate environment and/or prior administrative experience preferred
  • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

About CFR

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 5,000+ 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.

 

CFR’s Internship Program is made possible through the generous support of the Blavatnik Family Foundation, the Robina Foundation, CFR members, and the family and friends of Franklin Williams.

 

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.

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