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Internship Opportunities

Mission and Purpose
The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization seeking to inspire engagement in international affairs through education, citizen diplomacy, and public dialogue.  Our vision is to create a region of globally-minded citizens. 

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 of day-to-day operations in a small, nonprofit organization with an international focus
  • Intern presentation at the end of the internship period, to summarize your projects and learning experience.

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 (as necessary).

Additional information including internship descriptions, deadlines and how to apply can be found in the following links. 
- Youth Exchange Programs
- Model United Nations
- International Visitor Programs