Editorial Internship


Since its founding in 1922, Foreign Affairs has been the leading forum for serious discussion of American foreign policy and global affairs. It is now a multiplatform media organization with a print magazine, a website, a mobile site, various apps and social media feeds, an event business, and more.  Foreign Affairs is published by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), a non-profit and nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to improving the understanding of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs through the free exchange of ideas.

Position Description 

Foreign Affairs is looking for an Academic Year Intern to join our editorial team. The Academic Year Internship is a full-time paid position in New York City offering exceptional training in serious journalism. The position lasts for one year, starting in late spring or early summer.

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Working with an assistant editor
  • Web research
  • Various other responsibilities 

Eligibility and Requirements 

  • Recent graduate from a undergraduate or graduate program
  • A serious interest in international relations
  • A flair for writing
  • A facility with the English language

Application Instructions 

Click here to apply for the 2014–15 academic year position. You will need to submit a cover letter, résumé, three writing samples, and three letters of recommendation by February 3, 2014. Only finalists will be interviewed.