Employment at WACA

The World Affairs Councils of America provides a collaborative, mission-driven environment to highly qualified applicants who seek challenging assignments and professional growth. We embrace diversity, passion, intellectual curiosity, and innovation.

Job Vacancies

Due to the number of applications we typically receive, we are unable to acknowledge each applicant personally. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted; no phone calls, please.

Internships

The World Affairs Councils of America seeks interns at our DC-based headquarters to participate in a variety of activities that support WACA national programs, services to member Councils, and project development. Internships are available in the fall, spring, and summer for undergraduates and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience in nonprofit programming and administration.

2019 Fall Programs and Outreach Internship -- Apply by July 31

The ideal candidate will possess strong computer skills, the ability to work independently as well as on a team, an excellent command of the English language, and strong writing skills. The candidate should be a voracious newsreader, possess a keen interest in foreign affairs, respond positively to constructive criticism, and have a desire to find creative solutions to complex challenges. Experience with website editing, social media, graphic design (i.e., Canva), and ConstantContact (or other mass emailing services) are a plus. Read the full internship description and view application instructions here.

Due to the number of applications we typically receive, we are unable to acknowledge each applicant personally. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted; no phone calls, please.

Volunteer Opportunities

From time to time, WACA seeks volunteers of all ages and backgrounds to support the annual Carlos and Malu Alvarez Academic WorldQuest National Competition for high school students (April) and the WACA National Conference (November). Please email waca@worldaffairscouncils.org if you would like to be considered for a volunteer position at one of our events.

Opportunities at Member Councils

WACA posts employment opportunities at member Councils around the U.S. If you are with a member Council and would like us to post an open position at your Council, please email waca@worldaffairscouncils.org for more information.

See Employment at Member Councils page.

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