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