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The Council brings together people who are passionate about the world's most pressing issues and invites everyone into the conversation to ensure we consider diverse perspectives that push us to think, grow, and move forward. If you're likewise invested in the world's most pressing issues—if you want to help shape our global future—you’d find yourself in good company here. We hope you'll apply and be part of our growing team.

Open Positions

Throughout the year we have opportunities ranging from research and program support, to fundraising, to communications, and technology.

The ideal candidate will enjoy writing engaging copy on human interest, policy, and global events, with some experience in text for newsletters, social, and web.

We're looking for a producer-editor to make great audio experiences for audiences across a range of global affairs products and podcasts, who can plan and cut content ranging from in-depth discussions to human interest stories

The analytics and audience growth editor works with the content team to design and amplify original content that resonates with and grows new audiences.

The multiplatform editor writes smart headlines and engaging copy across a range of web, newsletter, and social text formats, prioritizing innovation at the nexus of audience and text.

This role collaborates in a team environment across the organization to build and implement new initiatives, support and drive funding proposals, and manage relationships across the EL alumni community and with program stakeholders and partners.

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Internships The Council offers undergraduate juniors and seniors, and graduate students the opportunity to learn about our organization and participate in a variety of duties associated with ongoing projects through its internship program.
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Leadership development opportunities From membership to the Emerging Leaders Program, the Council offers myriad ways to engage in Chicago’s rich international affairs community.

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From weekly event notifications to monthly roundups on research, policy development, and more; The Chicago Council on Global Affairs has a wealth of newsletter options tailored to your interests.
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