Spring 2022 Remote Internship Opportunity

December 23, 2021

Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs is seeking an intern for Spring 2022 with dual responsibilities within the communications team and the president's office. This is a unique opportunity to work collaboratively across two key areas of the organization. 

Candidates will be interviewed and selected on their ability to work on various communications, research, and administrative projects remotely with steady coordination with Carnegie Council staff. The expected start date is March 1, 2022 and will conclude May 12, 2022. 

Projects include: 

Communications: Team Assistant 

  • Identify media programs and reporters, editors, producers, etc. covering topics related to Carnegie Council's work re: ethics, foreign affairs, AI, migration, climate, etc.; 
  • Research social media influencers for potential collaboration with Carnegie Council; 
  • Provide research for op-ed articles in the areas of Carnegie Council's Impact Initiatives; 
  • Support the maintenance of an events calendar and identify speaking opportunities for Carnegie Council leadership and senior fellows; 
  • Support tracking and analysis of Carnegie Council social media channels; 
  • Assist in review of Carnegie Council event attendees and existing mailing lists; and 
  • Assist in coordinating online virtual events. 

Office of the President: Research Assistant 

  • Provide research for op-ed articles on the importance of ethics in political leadership and other subjects relating to the Council's mission;  
  • Research foundation and individual prospective donor leads;  
  • Assist with the drafting of reports, proposals, and letters of inquiry; and 
  • Help organize and attend online meetings about the work of Carnegie Council's student and young professionals networks. 


  • Opportunities to meet and interact with senior staff; 
  • Ability to meaningfully contribute and work for Carnegie Council's mission; and 
  • Ongoing opportunities to network and build professional connections. 


  • Attend weekly virtual meetings and ability to respond to correspondences in timely manner; 
  • Work schedule is flexible, but position requires regular check-in with manager; 
  • Interns should expect to commit 15 hours a week; and 
  • Must be current student or a recent graduate. 


  • Strong communication, organizational, and time management skills; 
  • High-level of interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity; 
  • Working knowledge of media outlets and social media platforms; 
  • Ability to work diplomatically; accept and offer constructive feedback on tasks large and small; 
  • Comfortable working with online platforms, such as: Microsoft Office 365, including Outlook, Teams, and OneDrive; 
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor; and 
  • Prior experience working in a non-profit preferred, but not required. 

How to apply: 

Please send a resume and cover letter describing your current research as a student, as well as your interest in working in a virtual environment to Felicia Tam at ftam@cceia.org.

Internships are unpaid but a small stipend is provided at the end of the term. 

About Carnegie Council: 

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an independent, research-driven nonprofit that works to empower ethics by identifying and addressing the most critical ethical issues of today and tomorrow. Founded by Andrew Carnegie over a century ago, we set the global ethical agenda and work for an ethical future by convening conversations, producing materials in a range of media, and sharing resources for education, impact, and awareness. We are the world's catalyst for ethical action. Carnegie Council is a non-profit 501(c) (3) institution.