Cambridge Global Advisors (CGA) is a strategic communications and public affairs firm seeking a Communications & Research Intern. Our clients span across industries, including NGOs, private sector, and government, with a special focus on national security, international relations, and cybersecurity.  

Communications & Research Interns will assist with day-to-day client activities, including outreach, stakeholder engagement, media relations, communications support, policy and stakeholder research, database management, writing documents and memos, and more.

The ideal candidate should have an interest in public affairs and strategic communications as they relate to national security and cybersecurity issues. He/she should possess the following qualifications:

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Strong writing skills

  • Ability to work in a time-sensitive environment

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Willingness to take on more than one project at time

  • Openness to working remotely or in an office environment

  • Availability for a minimum of 15 hours/week

The internship is unpaid, but successful interns will have potential for professional growth and employment opportunities as business develops. Interns will gain experience in nearly every aspect of a public affairs consulting firm in the national security space.


  • Summer Internships: Apply between March 15 - April 15 

  • Fall Internships: Apply between July 15 - August 15 

  • Spring Internships: Apply between November 15 - December 15

During the application period, candidates will be considered and positions will be filled on an ongoing basis. Therefore, it is strongly encouraged to apply towards the beginning of the application period.


Interested candidates should send a copy of their resume, a brief writing sample, as well as a brief explanation of their interest in the position to: Caroline Hymel ( for DC applications and Morgan Ryan ( for Chicago applicants.