Are you a college student interested in learning more about the foreign policy field? Do you know someone who is? If so, consider applying to the Franklin Williams internship at CFR. CFR seeks talented and motivated students focusing on international relations, political science, or a related field, with strong research, writing, and editing skills as well as some previous administrative experience. In both Washington and New York CFR seeks interns who can commit sixteen hours per week to the internship. There are openings both in New York and Washington, D.C. You can view the internship posting in its entirety at CFR’s career opportunities page.
What kind of work is involved? The intern will be involved with tasks such as program coordination, substantive and business writing, research, and budget management. In addition, the intern will be encouraged to attend the CFR’s extensive meetings programs and participate in informal training designed to enhance management and leadership skills. CFR interns learn about U.S. foreign policy and global affairs. They gain an understanding of how a think tank operates and what it accomplishes. In addition, internships are a valuable way for students to test out the foreign policy field and decide if it suits their interests.
The Franklin Williams Internship, named after the late Ambassador Franklin H. Williams, has been established for undergraduate and graduate students who have a serious interest in international relations. The internship is designed to develop the intern’s knowledge and leadership abilities as a foundation for future work in the foreign policy arena. Ambassador Williams had a long career of public service, including serving as the former U.S. ambassador to Ghana, as well as the former chairman of the Board of Trustees of Lincoln University, one of the country’s historical African American colleges. He was also a director of the Council on Foreign Relations, where he made special efforts to encourage the nomination of African Americans to membership.
To apply, please e-mail your application, consisting of a resume and cover letter, directly to email@example.com.
“The Asian Century: Australia's Experience and Strategic Opportunities for America,” former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard, currently chair of the board of the Global Partnership for Education, Wednesday, 17 September 11:00 A.M., Utah Museum of Fine Arts auditorium, SLC
"The Meaning of the Welfare State: The Welfare State Debate and Danish Literature," Lasse Horne Kjældgaard, director, The Society for Danish Language and Literature in Copenhagen, NOON, 238 HRCB, flyer
"CIA Info Session | Clandestine Services/Analytical Section," representatives will share career opportunities with the CIA, 2:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
11:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M., Marigold Quad; join us for a celebration of study abroad opportunities, talk to program directors and students who have returned from the programs, enter to win prizes, including free international airfare.
"Telling a Korean Family History," Eugene Y. Park, Korea Foundation Associate Professor of History, 2:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"Career Reflections: The Judiciary," Thomas B. Griffith, Federal judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"The Impact of Technology on International Security and Geopolitics," Jared Cohen, adjunct senior fellow; background reading; "The Future of Internet Freedom," "Web Censorship: The Net is Closing in," "The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution"; 10:00 A.M., 257 HRCB, full schedule