Los Angeles World Affairs Council 



An internship with the Los Angeles World Affairs Council offers first-hand experience at the largest international affairs forum in Southern California. As part of the LAWAC team, you will be instrumental in facilitating discussion on current events and foreign affairs with the most influential people in the world.

An internship with us could be the ideal start if you are interested in a career in international affairs and/or nonprofit management. This position will test your organization skills, attention to detail, versatility, and professionalism. You will gain firsthand experience working at a nonprofit in an international context, and get a chance to demonstrate your creativity, ability to learn quickly, and communication skills. 

Current Opportunities

The Los Angeles World Affairs Council accepts interns for the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.

Interns have varying responsibilities, including:
- Hosting events (creating reservations, facilitating set-up, hosting high-level guests)
- Driving membership renewals and maintaining membership records
- Assisting development by researching and working on grants and new partnerships
- Reaching out to media and press contacts; updating social media content
- Recording events (photography, filming, and video editing)
- Creating promotional material and graphic design 

Ideal Candidate
- Commit 10-14 hours weekly in our office in Culver City
- Attend events, mostly on weekday evenings
- Be well-groomed and personable 


We are currently accepting applications for the Summer 2016 semester. The deadline to submit is Friday, April 15, 2016.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter stating availability to Sarah Tran at stran@lawac.org

Applications for the Fall 2016 Internship will open in August 2016. 

No phone calls or drop-ins, please.