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Internship, Latin America Studies, Fall 2024

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

AI generated summary

  • You: Undergrad/grad student in Intl Relations, Economics, or Latin American Studies with 4 semesters of coursework, Spanish fluency, STATA R knowledge, strong research/editing skills.
  • You will research Latin American topics, assist with book projects, collect news articles, provide logistical support, and attend meetings at Council on Foreign Relations.

Requirements

  • 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

Responsibilities

  • Research specific areas for blog posts, articles, and other publications with a focus on democratization, corruption, the rule of law, and organized crime in Latin America as well as U.S.-Latin America relations
  • Conduct research for fellow’s current book project
  • Collect news articles from U.S. and Latin American newspapers for a weekly news roundup
  • Assist in logistical support for meetings
  • Attend general meetings as time permits

FAQs

Is this internship paid?

Yes, CFR internships are paid.

Is fluency in Spanish required for this internship?

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

What are the major responsibilities of this internship?

The major responsibilities include conducting research, assisting in logistical support for meetings, attending general meetings, and collecting news articles for a weekly news roundup.

How many hours per week are required for this internship?

A 14 - 18 hour commitment is required for this internship.

What kind of skills are required for this internship?

Strong research, proofreading, and editing skills are required, along with computer skills such as database experience, Microsoft Office Suite, and internet research skills.

The Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher.

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Mission & Purpose

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.