Council on Foreign Relations

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Council on Foreign Relations President and Director Richard N. Haass
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    A good overall experience. Great group of young, motivated professionals. Lots of people stay for 1-2 years.

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Council on Foreign Relations


    Great time-off policies, a fair amount of flexibility, great access to speakers, materials, etc. Good networking and training. Overall, the organization wants you to succeed.


    No real possibility for advancement.

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Council on Foreign Relations Interviews

Updated Dec 1, 2014
Updated Dec 1, 2014

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    Internship Interview

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    Apply on Website to posted positions. Skype Interview, first with HR representative and then functional employees (whom you would be working with). The Skype interview is a little awkward but not too difficult. Make sure to dress up and be enthusiastic

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1921
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Business Services
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The Council on Foreign Relations was established in 1921, with support from the Rockefeller family, to provide a forum for government officials, corporate executives, journalists, students, and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and the related impact on American foreign policy. The council publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Former president Leslie H. Gelb, once a columnist and editor at The New York Times, retired in 2003 after 10 years in the post, and was... More

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