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The Council brings together people who are passionate about the world's most pressing issues and invites everyone into the conversation to ensure we consider diverse perspectives that push us to think, grow, and move forward. If you're likewise invested in the world's most pressing issues—if you want to help shape our global future—you’d find yourself in good company here. We hope you'll apply and be part of our growing team.

Open Positions

Throughout the year we have opportunities ranging from research and program support, to fundraising, to communications, and technology.

The primary responsibility of the research assistant is to support the public opinion team in developing and advancing the Council’s research projects in the field of public opinion and foreign policy.

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The responsibility of this program coordinator is to provide administrative and project support for the Center on Global Food and Agriculture (CGFA)’s convenings and research and policy publications.

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The ideal candidate will be attuned to the most pressing global concerns, particularly related to climate, and able to spot ways to provide accessible, actionable information on them regularly.

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The research associate provides key support for the Global Cities Director of Research and Senior Fellow by helping with producing publications, including reports, policy briefs, and blogs; disseminating Global Cities content to target audiences; and providing logistical and research support to our network of nonresident fellows, partners, and constituents. The research associate will also have opportunities to produce original research and writing.

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Internships The Council offers undergraduate juniors and seniors, and graduate students the opportunity to learn about our organization and participate in a variety of duties associated with ongoing projects through its internship program.
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Leadership development opportunities From membership to the Emerging Leaders Program, the Council offers myriad ways to engage in Chicago’s rich international affairs community.

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