Thursday, September 8, 2016

Fall Internship Opportunity: Korea Studies

Korea Studies Volunteer Intern

2016 Fall Semester 
Korea Studies
Washington, DC

DEADLINE: September 23, 2016

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,

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.

CFR internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.
  • Assisting with research assignments; focus will be primarily on Korea and Northeast Asia
  • Providing logistical support as needed
  • 16-21 approximate hours per week 

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with specific knowledge of the two Koreas’ foreign relations and experience with foreign resources, materials, and government system required
  • Strong research abilities
  • Excellent attention to detail & follow-through
  • Full-professional proficiency in Korean is required; full-professional proficiency in Chinese or Japanese a plus

Application Process
DEADLINE: September 23, 2016
Required documents:
 1) Cover letter
 2) Resume
 3) Writing Sample

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006
FAX (202) 509-8490
Follow us on Twitter: @CFR_HR

Please email, mail or fax a resume, cover letter and writing sample INCLUDING POSITION NAME, DAYS AND TIMES AVAILABLE TO WORK to the Human Resource Office at the above address. 

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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