FALL 2021 CSIS Communications Intern

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a non-profit organization that works to provide strategic insights and practical policy solutions to lawmakers. CSIS’s Office of External Relations (ER) seeks highly motivated candidates for a full-time, paid internship this coming fall 2021 semester.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


  • Support social media efforts, including drafting content (including short videos) from CSIS materials (publications, events, etc.) for various social media channels
  • Support with metrics and analytics compilation;
  • Support various long term projects (outreach research, proposal writing, data gathering) for the ER team and Chief Communications Officer;
  • Monitor CSIS social media channels, tracking followers, engagement, and site referrals;
  • Prepare media advisories and event announcements;
  • Support with event preparation and staffing;
  • Draft and format ER mailings, and support accuracy of mailing lists;
  • Provide general administrative support to the full ER team.


  • Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to provide strong customer service;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail and the ability to prioritize, track, and accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously in a dynamic and fast-paced environment;
  • General knowledge of international affairs and an interest in the news cycle.
  • Previous communication experience and familiarity with social media analytics a plus.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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