Foreign Affairs, Editorial Volunteer Internship

Posted On: July 14, 2015

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: Council on Foreign Relations

Company Description

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 4,900+ 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,

Job Description

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX (212) 434-9893
Follow us on Twitter: @CFR_HR


Department: Foreign Affairs - Editorial

Semester: Fall 2015

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 Editorial Department. The volunteer intern will have the unique opportunity to see all of the inner workings of a major magazine.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include (but are not limited to):
• Assist editors in preparing site content, including articles, ebooks, and multimedia
• Assisting with database management
• Other logistical support as needed

Preferred Qualifications:
• Undergraduate student with concentration in political science, international affairs, journalism, or related field
• Demonstrated interest in journalism and online publishing
• Past internship experience preferred
• Some basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, html, and Microsoft Office Suite
• Attention to detail and excellent communication and research skills

To Apply

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.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX (212) 434-9893

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.