Spring 2019 Global Affairs Internships

Academic Credits

Yes

Hours per week

15-20 hours per week

Published

10/11/2018

Application Deadline

10/22/2018

Start Date

01/14/2019

End Date

05/31/2019

Address

180 North Stetson Avenue
Suite 1400
Chicago
Illinois
60601
United States

Description

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization that provides insight – and influences the public discourse – on critical global issues. We convene leading global voices, conduct independent research, and engage the public to explore ideas that will shape our global future. The Council is committed to bringing clarity and offering solutions to issues that transcend borders and transform how people, business, and governments engage the world. Learn more at thechicagocouncil.org and follow @ChicagoCouncil.


The Council 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. 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    (Please click on the hyperlinked opportunities to learn more about the specific qualifications)



Communications Team:

General

Video/Audio Production


Development Team:

Corporate Relations

Major Gifts


Finance and Admin. Team:

Database Services


Global Food and Agriculture Team:

Global Water

Government Relations (DC)

Research

Office of the President:

Event Logistics

General

Next Generation

                                    

Programs Team:

Chicago Forum on Global Cities

General

Global Development


Studies Team:

Foundation Relations

Global Cities

Global Cities – Energy and Climate

Global Economy and Global Cities

Global Security

Public Opinion

Public Opinion – East Asia


WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE SPRING 2019 SEMESTER THROUGH MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018.

 

Intern Qualifications

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, and possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office. International students are welcome to apply, however, all selected international applicants will need to obtain valid work authorization on his/her own behalf.


Interns are asked to commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week plus support at least three programs per month which may include activities outside of regular business activities. While internships are unpaid, the Council does offer limited local public travel reimbursement to and from the office. Interns also receive a complimentary, one-year membership with the Council.


To apply, please visit https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/about/internships


How To Apply

hr@thechicagocouncil.org
http://www.thechicagocouncil.org

To apply, please visit https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/about/internships and fill out the online form with your materials.



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