2014 Winter/Spring Internships – Chicago Council on Global Affairs

2014 Winter/Spring Internships – Chicago Council on Global Affairs


The Chicago Council on Global Affairs offers undergraduate juniors and seniors as well as graduate students the chance to learn about our organization and participate in a variety of duties associated with ongoing projects through internships. While intern responsibilities vary by department, tasks may include researching prospective speakers, donors, studies, and corporate members, writing communications, assisting in the development of marketing/program materials, audience and outreach development, administrative duties (filing, faxing, data entry, preparing mailings, assembling program/meeting materials), assisting at Council events, and other projects as assigned.

Internship opportunities are available in the following areas:

•             Public and Leadership Programs

•             Corporate and Government/Diplomatic  Programs

•             Studies

•             Global Chicago

•             Global Agriculture and Food

•             Marketing and Communication

•             Major Gifts/Fundraising

•             Corporate Relations

•             Emerging Leaders Program

•             Registration and Database Maintenance

•             Administration

The Chicago Council offers three internship terms:


Start: September

End: December

Accepting Applications: June 1 – July 15


Start: January

End: May

Accepting Applications: October 1 – November 15


Start: June

End: August

Accepting Applications: February 1 – March 15

To qualify, students must have an academic major or personal interest in international affairs, possess excellent research, writing, and verbal communications skills, be detail-oriented with strong organizational abilities, and possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Interns are asked to commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week. While internships are unpaid, the Council does offer limited local travel reimbursement to and from the office. Interns also receive a complimentary, one-year membership with The Chicago Council.

To apply, please email a cover letter (specifying dates and hours of availability), résumé, and a two-page writing sample (e.g. paper and/or excerpt from school, relevant to Council) as Word documents to hr@thechicagocouncil.org. APPLICATIONS FOR 2014 WINTER/SPRING INTERNSHIPS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED.  EOE

***This internship may qualify for the University Internship Program (UIP) and enable you to receive academic credit and fulfill the Experiential Learning requirement.  For more information, please contact the UIP team at uip@depaul.edu or  visit: http://www.careercenter.depaul.edu/jobs/internships.aspx

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