About the Atlantic Council

Founded in 1961, the Atlantic Council is a nonpartisan organization that galvanizes US leadership and engagement in the world, in partnership with allies and partners, to shape solutions to global challenges. We are headquartered in Washington, DC.

We are a global community committed to ideas, impact, and influence. Success requires the hard work of building consensus. It also means sustaining public support and preparing a new generation of leaders to build a better global future. If you share a commitment to our mission, join us!

Ways to work with us

The Council is as good as its people.

Executing our strategy is only possible through a relentless focus on talent recruitment and development of intellectual entrepreneurs to ensure that we are a relevant, resourceful, nimble, ambitious, and effective organization.

The Council has a diverse, multi-lingual, and international workforce, but we are united by our aspiration to represent these attributes.

In our pursuit of excellence, we recruit those candidates who embody these characteristics.

The Atlantic Council is committed to recruit, train, and retain a diverse team; foster and celebrate our diversity; and, to ensure that our publications and convenings are inclusive. Read the Atlantic Council’s Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Benefits

To produce quality work and to successfully achieve our mission, we recognize the need for our staff to maintain a healthy lifestyle and a work/life balance. Our comprehensive benefits package helps to keep costs low for our staff and their families.

Atlantic Council staff
  • Competitive health, dental, vision, life and retirement plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Parking and transit benefits
  • Legal and ID theft protection
  • Pet insurance
  • Regularly scheduled social events
  • In-house fitness facility
  • Generous vacation, sick and holiday leave policies
  • A pay for performance culture
  • Discount programs

Explore our programs

Current openings

If you share a commitment to our mission, please apply by clicking on the ‘Apply Now’ button on the job description page and you will be taken to our application portal where you will be able to submit your application materials.

Join our mission of “shaping the global future together” with an internship!

Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Program Assistant, Business Development

Office of External Relations

The Atlantic Council seeks an inquisitive, nonprofit development professional to help drive the business development work of an expanding fundraising operation supporting global policy programs.

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

Macroeconomist, GeoEconomics Center

Staff

The Atlantic Council seeks a talented researcher, designer, and communicator for a part-time macroeconomist position to serve in its GeoEconomics Center.

GeoEconomics Center

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

Associate Director, Events and Special Projects, Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center

Staff

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center seeks an energetic, creative, and organized Associate Director for Events and Special Projects.

Adrienne Arsht – Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Director, Strategy, Finance, & Operations, Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center

Staff

We seek a seasoned, sophisticated operations and strategy professional with global experience to serve as Director for Strategy, Finance, & Operations.

Adrienne Arsht – Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Deputy Director, Sales and Partnerships, Development

Office of External Relations

The Atlantic Council seeks a talented, strategic thinker and sales professional to successfully drive sponsorship sales for two major awards dinners.

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Associate Director, Annual Giving and Membership, Development

Office of External Relations

The Atlantic Council seeks an Associate Director for Annual Giving and Membership who will develop and implement strategic plans for annual giving, activation of individual members and prospective members within the Council’s database.

DFRLab lanyards

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Resident Fellow, China, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Staff

This position will play a key role in the expansion of the DFRLab’s policy work and research on China.

China Digital Forensic Research Lab

Fri, Jan 8, 2021

Director, Warsaw Office, Europe Center

Staff

The Atlantic Council is seeking a dynamic intellectual entrepreneur to serve as Director of the Warsaw Office.

Future Europe Initiative

Tue, Jan 5, 2021

Deputy Managing Editor, Communications

Communications

The Atlantic Council seeks a motivated, talented, and creative editor and writer.

Tue, Dec 15, 2020

Eurasia Congressional Fellowship

Fellowship

The Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Congressional Fellowship is a non-partisan, non-residential fellowship program that connects staff members from the US House and Senate with Atlantic Council senior fellows and other leading experts.

Eurasia Center

Tue, Dec 1, 2020

Deputy Director, Strategy and Outreach, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Staff

The Atlantic Council seeks a talented, entrepreneurial thinker and manager to help shape the work of the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center (AALAC).

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Latin America

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Program Assistant, GeoTech Center

GeoTech

The Atlantic Council seeks a bright, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial individual for a fast-paced position as Program Assistant in its GeoTech Center.

GeoTech Center

The Atlantic Council is an equal opportunity employer

Please note: Atlantic Council is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We provide equal opportunity to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Atlantic Council is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Thank you for your interest in the Atlantic Council.

The Atlantic Council is not a think tank. It is a start up of people that are ready and hungry to make sure we are designing for impact.

Geysha, Former Deputy Director