The World Affairs Council of Atlanta office is located in Buckhead, Atlanta. As an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization, we are housed within Georgia State University's Robinson College of Business.
Council staff focus on fields such as Business Development, Program Management, Marketing & Communications, Strategic Partnerships, and Finance.
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta offers exciting career opportunities and internships at our office in Buckhead, which provides great work experience in international affairs at a non-profit organization with close ties to Atlanta's business community.
All actual World Affairs Council of Atlanta vacancies are listed below.
Our mission is to create a forum for informed discussion of global affairs that inspires Atlanta to lead globally, and you can help us achieve this.
Internships with the Council will provide you with first-hand experience and knowledge of global issues that impact Atlanta. From setting up luncheons for foreign Presidents and Ambassadors, to arranging evening briefings with renowned C-suite execs from UPS, Home Depot, and Coca-Cola, The Council will help you develop professional skills and establish valuable connections.
Program and development interns support the Council’s program and development teams. Whereas programming organizes impactful programs that inform and challenge new thinking about global issues, development identifies funding sources to support the Council’s work. Robinson Country Intelligence Index (RCII) Interns support the Council’s research endeavors, which include gathering and verifying country-level data, and investigating new data sources for the RCII. All interns focus on highlighting Atlanta’s growing role in international affairs and business.
Please note that while internships are unpaid, eligible interns may be able to receive credit through their respective educational institutions. Interns are required to be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited higher education institution and are expected to have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
How to Apply (Fall 2021 Internships Available!)
The Council is seeking interns for Fall 2021! If interested in applying, please review the linked job descriptions below and send the requested information (detailed in each job description) by July 30, 2021, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Communications & Video Content Intern. View job description HERE.
Program Intern. View job description HERE.
While we invite interested students of all majors to apply, we prefer a demonstrated interest in international affairs, marketing, event management, and/or business development. This can be demonstrated by study abroad experiences, previous internships, or university classes. We are also currently seeking interns with video-editing and social media skills.
Applications can be submitted at any time, but review of applications for each semester begins as follows:
Summer • March 15 Fall • July 30 Spring • November 15