The Cleveland Council on World Affairs offers engaging internship opportunities. General description, deadlines and information on how to apply can be found in the following link: CCWA Internship Opportunities.  We are now accepting applications for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 internships. Summer Internship Applications are due by March 8, 2017.

Internship positions may include: International Visitors Program Intern, Model United Nations Intern, Membership & Development intern, Special Events and Marketing intern. Summer positions may also include: Program Intern for assisting with an inbound high school student group from Mexico, and Strategic Communications Intern to assist with a variety tasks related to social media, crafting articles and general PR.

What interns can expect from the Council
  • Opportunities to develop skills and complete meaningful projects that can be used in a work portfolio or for credit (based upon college/university policy)
  • Monitoring and supervision as the interns work to achieve their goals
  • Involvement in CCWA events (attend lectures, speeches, discussions, etc.)
  • International Leadership Seminars, where interns will have the opportunity to have a discussion with staff, organizational leaders, or selected members of the Board of Trustees who will share their professional experiences and the wide range of international careers available
  • Experience day-to-day operations in a small nonprofit organization with an international focus
What the Council expects from interns
  • Commitment to the mission of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs
  • Development of goals for the internship and the desire to find ways to meet these goals
  • Knowledge of general CCWA activities
  • Attention to detail in their work
  • Attendance at programs during the internship period
  • Attendance at meetings appropriate to the intern’s projects
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