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Internship Overview 

Are you passionate about international affairs?
Looking for new ways to network?

Join the World Affairs Council of Atlanta Fall Internship Program!

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.

The internship 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 team, which organizes impactful programs that inform and challenge new thinking about global issues and develop 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.

What are you waiting for? Join our team today!”

How to Apply

If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation to wacintern@gsu.edu. Applications can be submitted at any time, but review of applications for each semester begins as follows:

Summer
March 15
Fall
July 15
Spring
November 15

Meet Our Current Interns and GRAs

Lorena Ayala-Ortiz

Lorena Ayala-OrtizLorena graduated from Georgia State University in May 2018 with a degree in Public Policy with a concentration in nonprofit leadership. During her time at university, she was a recognized scholar by receiving the Goizueta Foundation Scholarship for her four years of attendance. Lorena aspires to work in a nonprofit’s community engagement department. During her free time, Lorena enjoys volunteering with diverse nonprofits in the metro Atlanta area.

Cameron Greer

Cameron GreerCameron Geer is a second-year student at Georgia State University pursuing her bachelor’s degree in global studies and a Spanish minor. Before joining the council, Cameron interned for the Atlanta Bar Association Summer Law Internship Program. After graduation, she plans on attending law school at Columbia University, and using her learned skills in international affairs to influence global policy. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, theatrics and spending time with her peers.