World Affairs Intern, World Affairs Council of Atlanta – Atlanta

The World Affairs Council of Atlanta is a non-partisan, membership and grant-supported organization whose mission is to provide a forum for discussion and understanding of international affairs and the complex global issues that impact Atlanta’s corporate community, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and the general public.

Since 2010, the council has organized hundreds of programs exploring a diverse array of critical global issues.

Job Details: Industry and Science/Research

Job Description
There are three internships at the World Affairs Council:

  • Program Interns have the opportunity to come face-to-face with global business leaders, diplomats, experts and foreign dignitaries who we regularly convene to discuss pressing international issues
  • Interns for The RCII, published annually through a partnership between the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business, offers a unique and comprehensive way of measuring country risk across 199 economies.
  • The GEOS Fellowship is a $1000 stipend per semester for eligible Georgia State University Political Science and Robinson College of Business (RCB) students.

In general, prospective interns should be professional and highly motivated with excellent computer and writing skills, a keen interest in international affairs, and the ability to work as a team player on multiple projects. Expectations include a commitment of a minimum of 16 hours per week (20 preferred). Outside the GEOS Fellowship possibility for eligible GSU Political Science and RCB students, the internship is unpaid, but those accepted may be eligible for course credit as determined by their academic department.


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