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Internship, International Economics and Technology, Fall 2024

Council on Foreign Relations
Upper East Side, NY
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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Position Type
Student / PhD Candidate
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
CFR’s 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 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.

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

Please note that all fall internships are offered on a hybrid (half in the office, half remote) or fully remote basis. All internships are paid positions (no exceptions can be made on this). As such, all interns must have the legal right to work in the United States and be based in the United States for the duration of the internship.

  • Assist with fellow's next book project
  • Contributing to op-eds and presentations
  • Compile and analyzing qualitative research through major news publications or academic journals
  • Attending general Council meetings and other programs on foreign policy issues, as time permits

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with background in economics, computer science, political science, mathematics, or related field
  • Demonstrated interest in Artificial Intelligence preferred
  • All applicants 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 research, writing, and editing
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills; citation management experience a plus

Pay Rate

$17.50 per hour

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’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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