Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Chicago Council on Global Affairs Fall 2017 Internships

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs offers undergraduate juniors and seniors, and graduate students the opportunity to learn about our organization and participate in a variety of duties associated with ongoing projects through its internship program.  Applications for Fall 2017 internships are being accepted between May 1 and June 1st. Applications for Spring 2018 are accepted between September 1 and October 1

While internship responsibilities vary by team, tasks may include:
  • Research
  • Assisting at Council events
  • Writing communications
  • Assisting in the development of promotional materials
  • Audience and outreach development
  • Administrative duties
Internship Opportunities include ...

Communications Team:
Video/Audio Production

Global Food and Agriculture Team:
Government Relations (WASHINGTON, DC BASED)
Studies Team:
Foundation Relations
Global Cities - Energy and Climate
Global Water
Public Opinion
Public Opinion - East Asia
Visiting Fellowships

Students must be currently enrolled undergraduate juniors, seniors, or graduate students, have an academic major or demonstrated interest in international affairs, possess excellent research, writing, interpersonal, and verbal communications skills, be detail-oriented with strong organizational abilities, and possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Interns are asked to commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week plus support at least three programs per month which will include activities outside of regular business hours. Candidates are welcome to apply for part-time as well as full-time internships, depending on their schedules.

Please use the Council's submission form for more information and to attach your resume, cover letter, and 2-page writing sample in addition to indicating your preferred area of interest and availability. Please keep in mind that the required program support may include hours outside of standard business hours. EOE.

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