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.


WACA Is Hiring Its Next President and CEO!

The World Affairs Councils of America is hiring its next President and CEO! This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned executive to increase collaboration and best practices sharing among the 92 member countils and increase awareness and support the councils' work across the country!

Click here to learn more and apply!


Spring Internships 

WACA has opened applications for a Programs Intern and a Communications Intern.


The successful candidate must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program or have graduated within the last calendar year. Interns must be based in Washington, D.C. The internship period will run from February to early May 2023.


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.

Volunteer Opportunities

WACA seeks volunteers of all ages and backgrounds to support the annual Carlos and Malú 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.

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