Korea Studies Volunteer Internship

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

CFR's volunteer internships give selected 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 responsibilities of the intern will include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting with research and editing assignments focusing on Korea and Northeast Asia, including tracking important regional developments and statistics
  • Conducting primary and secondary research in English and Korean
  • Sourcing, reading, and summarizing academic articles on Korea


  • Undergraduate or graduate student with demonstrated academic work on Korea
  • Former research experience, in professional, internship, or academic setting a plus
  • Strong research abilities
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow through
  • Full-professional proficiency in Korean is required; full-professional proficiency in Chinese or Japanese a plus

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

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