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This internship will be hybrid* (mostly virtual with some in-person days).

Each year, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs selects a highly competitive cohort of Chicago’s up-and-coming professionals to participate in the Emerging Leaders Program. This program is a global affairs training and leadership development program that provides an expansive platform for selected leaders to deepen their fluency in and exposure to global affairs and policy.

The intern performs a variety of tasks including
  • Researching and identifying potential preparatory materials for Emerging Leader meeting sessions
  • Updating an Emerging Leader community database, including editing job changes and areas of expertise
  • Conducting media monitoring on the Emerging Leaders community for the monthly community newsletter
  • Analyzing pre-and post-meeting session knowledge gains
  • Managing the database through data entry, pulling reports, and ongoing maintenance in Salesforce
  • Drafting social media posts to share program content and support application recruitment
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Undergraduate junior or senior or graduate student
  • Demonstrated interest in the Council's leadership development programming
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Efficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with marketing and/or organizing events and fundraising preferred, but not required

*We require anyone entering our office to be fully vaccinated. You are considered "fully vaccinated" two weeks after completing the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after receiving a single dose of a one-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen).


Apply now for this internship opportunity.