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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Internship, CFR Digital, Editorial, Spring 2022

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 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.

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):

  • Research and write an In Brief
  • Assist staff writers with research for backgrounders, podcasts, and other content
  • Updating backgrounders
  • Proofread staged content for CFR.org
  • Assist with taxonomy work

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or graduate student focusing on journalism, international relations, media studies or related field
  • 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
  • Previous journalism, web, multimedia experience a plus
  • Excellent editing skills and familiarity with Chicago Style
  • Proficiency in MS Office, HTML, CMS, and photo editing skills a plus

Official Website: Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Internship

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