Opportunities

Career Opportunities
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Foreign Policy Rising—an online platform dedicated to getting more women writing about international affairs—is seeking 2 volunteer interns to join their team in London.

In exchange for your time and effort, we’ll offer you social media training, writing support and mentorship. We care about helping women advance in their careers, so if there’s something you’d like to learn or do, we’ll do our best to make it happen.

Social Media Intern

We’re looking for someone with strong writing skills, social media experience and a voracious appetite for current affairs. The intern will work closely with us on marketing and outreach across Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Student (or recent graduate) with a BA or MA/MSc in International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, or a related field
  • Interest in current affairs and international politics
  • Personal and/or professional experience with social media, especially Twitter
  • A creative thinker, unafraid to share big ideas
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Design Intern

We’re looking for someone with an eye for design, experience creating visual content and an interest in current affairs. The intern will work with us to design and source visual content for our website and social media outlets.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Student (or recent graduate) with a BA or MA/MSc in International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Design, Visual Art, or a related field
  • Experience creating visual content for social media or websites
  • Interest in current affairs and international politics
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

What We Offer:

  • Social media training
  • An introduction to marketing
  • Mentorship
  • Writing support
  • Insight into editing/writing about foreign affairs

To apply, please specify in the subject line which role you’re going for. Then send the following to foreignpolicyrising@gmail.com:

  • Your resume
  • A short email explaining why you want to work with us
  • If applying for the Design Internship, please include 2-3 samples of your work.
  • If applying for the Social Media Internship, please include a writing sample (max. 3 pages) and links to your social media accounts.