Internships

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BUILD YOUR RÉSUMÉ WHILE EXPERIENCING THE WORLD AT WORK

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs offers engaging internship opportunities. Open internship positions are listed below, including position descriptions, deadlines and information on how to apply. Please read the “Internship Opportunities” document carefully and include all the required details in your internship application!

Open Internship Positions: CCWA Internship Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for spring 2021. Please apply by December 1, 2020, to be considered. 

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)
  • Collaborative supervision as the interns work with Program Managers on assigned goals
  • Involvement in CCWA events (attend Foreign Policy Forums or workshops when available)
  • Career advice: 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  and focus on clear goals for the internship
  • 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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