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Energy and National Security Intern – New York, NY

Organization: Council on Foreign Relations, Department of Energy and National Security

Job Title: Energy and National Security Intern

Location: New York, NY

Hours and Compensation: Unpaid, Full time

Position Dates: Fall Semester, 2012

Application Deadline: Send in ASAP, rolling acceptance

Posted On: July 16th, 2012


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 Council has a volunteer internship available in the Studies Department. The intern will report to the Fellow for Energy and National Security and will help to organize and run the daily activities of the office and participate in research as needed.


  • Assisting with research for upcoming experts meetings
  • Aiding with the logistical aspects of events
  • Assisting in research and fact checking for CFR publications related to energy, the environment, and national security


  • Undergraduate student focusing on Economics, Environmental/Energy Studies, Finance, Political Science, Security Studies, International Relations, or related major.
  • Strong interest and experience in the field of energy and national security
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Extensive research experience
  • Previous administrative experience
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility and positive team player attitude
  • Strong proofreading, editing skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to perform economic analysis preferred.

How to Apply

Please email, mail or fax a resume and cover letter 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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