In an ever-changing world, CFR’s work as a leading nonpartisan resource for information and ideas about foreign policy is more important than ever. At CFR, interns do work that matters alongside smart and dedicated staff in a diverse and inclusive environment. Interns are paid a competitive hourly wage while gaining valuable experience through exposure to leading foreign policy experts. They are also offered professional development training as a foundation for future work in the field of foreign policy and international affairs. Internship opportunities are offered through the Blavatnik Internship Program and Robina Franklin Williams Internship Program.
Available Internships in New York
Internship, Africa Policy, Summer 2022
The intern will work with the Africa Policy team and build skills in the area of writing, editing, research, time management, and subject knowledge of Africa, including history, politics, and economics. They will support the team in preparing for both an upcoming book and paper.
Internship, Asia Studies, Summer 2022
The scholars of the Council’s Asia Studies program focus on the broad challenges facing the Asia-Pacific region today—China’s rise, regional political and security trends, economic development and technological innovation—and the options available for United States policymakers as they confront these challenges. This particular internship will be an essential part of the team to support the fellow’s book and op-ed research, and managing the new website. The intern will gain insights into the latest developments and debates on China policy.
Internship, Asia Studies, International Relations Theory, Summer 2022
The Council has an internship available in the Studies Program. The intern will play an important role in research, writing, and editing for a book project. They will have the opportunity to work closely on various Asia- related and international relations theory projects.
Internship, International Economics, Economic History, Summer 2022
The Council has a internship available in the Studies Department. The intern will work with a team in the studies department and will assist the fellow with research, writing, and editing. The intern will gain firsthand experience with the tools scholars use to analyze economic policy questions.
Interns are paid a competitive hourly wage.
How To Apply?
Since this is a paid opportunity, interns must have the legal right to work for any employer in the United States.
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