Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall


The Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall (LAWACTH) is now accepting applications for fall interns. Interns at LAWACTH are instrumental in facilitating discussions on current events and foreign affairs with influential thought leaders in Los Angeles and from around the world. The internship program offers practical professional office experience at a non-profit membership organization focused on international affairs. The staff at LAWACTH is responsible for providing membership benefits for over 1300 members across the greater Los Angeles region in the form of high-level events, discussions and conferences.

This fall we have openings in the position(s), listed below. All interns are unpaid, but eligible for receiving school credit. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all fall internships will be conducted remotely. Interns will be mentored 1-on-1 by a LAWACTH staff member and will receive other profession development opportunities over the course of the intern program.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to Claire Krelitz at ckrelitz@lawac.org. Start and end dates are flexible, include availability in cover letter.

LAWAC Interns at the Annual Consular Corps Reception at the Getty Museum

Communications & Social Media Intern

The Communications & Social Media Intern will work directly with our Marketing and Communications Team. Intern will develop insight into crafting brand strategies and marketing plans for online forums focused on domestic and international politics, as well as other major initiatives. 


  • Supporting, engaging, and strengthening our strategy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Creating and executing a daily social media calendar 
  • Assisting the Communications Manager with strategic implementations and administrative support
  • Assisting in the creation of promotional collateral, as well as online and social media content
  • General office administration – assist with mailings, data-entry, calendar management


  • Interest in nonprofit communications technology and marketing
  • You should be an articulate networker, creative, independent and have an excellent eye for detail (proper spelling and grammar is vital)
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Additional preference given to candidates with web or graphic design experience (Adobe Photoshop, HTML, CSS) and online marketing/analytics experience



LAWAC Intern meeting Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Dr. Ben Bernanke


To apply, please send a resume and cover letter stating weekly availability to Claire Krelitz at ckrelitz@lawac.org.

Fall 2020 Internships are now live!