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Internship, Latin America Studies and Geoeconomics, Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Government & Politics
  • New York City

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  • You should have completed at least four semesters of college, be fluent in Spanish (Portuguese a plus), have strong research skills, and experience with STATA R for this internship.
  • You'll research, edit, fact-check blog posts on Latin American politics, trade, supply chains, and U.S. industrial policies. Analyze data, compile news articles, support meetings.


  • Undergraduate or graduate student with a concentration in International Relations, Economics, or Latin American Studies
  • All applicants should have completed the equivalent of four semesters of college coursework (not including AP classes in high school) by the time they begin an internship)
  • Fluency in Spanish (with an emphasis on reading) preferred, Portuguese fluency a plus
  • STATA R work/internship experience is a plus
  • Excellent computer skills, including database experience, Microsoft Office Suite, and internet research skills
  • Strong research, proofreading, and editing skills


  • Research, edit, and fact-check specific areas for blog posts, articles, and other publications, with focus on Latin American politics, international trade, global supply chains and the U.S. government's industrial policies
  • Conduct research, write memos, and analyzing quantitative data
  • Collect news articles from U.S. and Latin American newspapers for a biweekly news roundup
  • Assist in logistical support for meetings
  • Attend general meetings as time permits


Is this internship paid?

Yes, all CFR internships are paid positions.

What is the commitment required for this internship?

The internship requires a 14 - 18 hour commitment.

Is fluency in Spanish required for this internship?

Fluency in Spanish is preferred, with an emphasis on reading. Portuguese fluency is a plus.

Can international students apply for this internship?

All interns must have the legal right to work in the United States and be based in the United States for the duration of the internship.

What kind of skills are necessary for this internship?

Skills in research, proofreading, editing, STATA R, Microsoft Office Suite, and internet research are necessary for this internship.

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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. CFR's think tank is composed of more than fifty full-time and adjunct fellows who cover the major regions and significant issues shaping today's international agenda. CFR's website, www.cfr.org, is a trusted, nonpartisan source of timely analysis and context on international events and trends. CFR publishes the bimonthly Foreign Affairs magazine, widely-considered to be the most influential magazine for the analysis and debate of foreign policy and economics.