Global Health Volunteer Internship

Council on Foreign Relations
Washington, DC
Mar 03, 2017
Apr 01, 2017
Full Time

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.

The volunteer duties of the intern will include:

  • Conduct research and write memos to support Senior Fellow's book project
  • Collaborate with research associate to manage global health roundtable events, including assisting in the preparation of background papers and materials for distribution, preparing invitations, and corresponding with speakers
  • Track news, policy developments, and data sources


  • Undergraduate or graduate student with background in global health, international development, economics, or a related field
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Strong research, writing, and editing skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Office Suite
  • Prior research or relevant intern experience preferred

CFR volunteer internships are unpaid and are filled on a rolling basis.

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,[[|]].

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