About Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs is the prestigious international issues journal published by the Council on Foreign Relations. The journal is committed to being a nonpartisan forum for debate and analysis on the pressing global issues. Since 1922, Foreign Affairs has published lively discussions by well-respected scholars of issues in contemporary international politics.

The academic year internship is a full-time, paid position that offers training in journalism. The intern works as an assistant editor with substantial responsibility and is involved in all aspects of the editorial process, which include editing, proofreading, evaluating manuscripts, research, fact-checking and production work. Other internship opportunities are available through the Council of Foreign Relations and can be found on the CFR website, www.cfr.org/about/ career_opportunities.


The full-year editorial internship is open to recent graduates of either undergrad- or graduate-level programs. Candidates should have a serious interest in international relations, a flair for writing and a facility with the English language.

Foreign Affairs

  • Editorial Internships
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Foreign Affairs
  • 58 East 68th Street
  • New York, NY 10065
  • Phone: (212) 434-9507


  • Number of Interns: Less than 10
  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid
  • Duration: N/A
  • Academic Level: Recent College Graduates


  • New York, NY