The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan organization that provides insight on critical global issues, advances policy solutions, and fosters dialogue about what is happening in the world and why it matters to people in Chicago, the United States, and around the globe. 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:
- Assisting at Council events
- Writing communications
- Assisting in the development of promotional materials
- Audience and outreach development
- Administrative duties
PLEASE NOTE ALL SPRING 2021 INTERNSHIPS WILL BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY
Internship Opportunities (Please click on the hyperlinked opportunities to learn more about the specific qualifications)
Global Food and Agriculture Team:
Lester Crown Center:
Office of the President:
Internship Application Timeline
WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE SPRING 2021 TERM THROUGH OCTOBER 15, 2020
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 10-15 hours per week.
While internships are unpaid, interns will receive a complimentary, one-year membership with the Council.
To apply, please visit https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/council-internships