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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, 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