Council on Foreign Relations

About Council on Foreign Relations

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,

The Council on Foreign Relations offers a benefits package that is among the best offered by nonprofit institutions today, including an award-winning health and wellness program, an on-site fitness center, and generous leave policies and health insurance programs.

The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.


Global Communications and Media Relations Intern

June 2023 - August 2023 Washington, DC
“Everyone was very friendly and willing to teach. I learned so many new things that I will be able to apply in my future positions. The culture is very welcoming and provided many opportunities for growth. ”

Global Communications and Media Relations Intern

June 2021 - August 2021 New York City, NY
“I loved being a part of such an organized internship program. In addition to the hands-on work experience, interns got to participate in a number of professional development events like international policy simulations and Q&A sessions with prominent CFR experts. It was the perfect mix of getting to apply existing skills while also learning so many new things. I loved all of my supervisors, who were so dedicated to helping me get the most out of my experience. Though the internship was online, I became friends with a number of other interns!”
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