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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 officer of programs is to oversee 2-3 hybrid programs per month.

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The ideal candidate will enjoy writing engaging copy on human interest, policy, and global events, with some experience in text for newsletters, social, and web.

We're looking for a producer-editor to make great audio experiences for audiences across a range of global affairs products and podcasts, who can plan and cut content ranging from in-depth discussions to human interest stories

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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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