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TypeInternship
OpenMay 15, 2020 — August 15, 2020
DeadlineApril 15, 2020

The Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars seeks interns for fall, spring, and summer positions. These internships are designed to provide the individuals selected with the opportunity for practical experience in an environment that successfully mixes academic study with public policy. We are recruiting for four different positions, listed below. Please specify in your cover letter which position you are applying for. 

* The Wilson Center is closely monitoring guidelines established by the CDC, State Department, and other government authorities surrounding COVID-19. At this time, the Center plans to move forward with offering remote internship opportunities for Summer 2020.

The deadline for Summer 2020 applications is CLOSED. 

Deadlines:
Spring Semester: November 20
Summer: April 17
Fall Semester: DETAILS TO COME

For more information about the Latin American Program and the Woodrow Wilson Center, see our website at www.wilsoncenter.org/lap

Latin American Program Intern

Description:

The Latin American Program (LAP) seeks an intern to provide general administrative and research support.  This intern will gain valuable experience in a variety of projects such as conference organization, library and Internet research, assistance with the preparation of publications, and administrative assignments (data entry, proofreading, website management, event planning) in support of Center activities. Internships also provide opportunities to attend events within the Wilson Center and around Washington. Please note that this is an unpaid internship.

Qualifications:

Applicants should possess an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on Latin American issues, particularly political economy, trade, rule of law, migration, and social and economic development. Successful applicants should have strong research and writing skills, be detail-oriented, and able to work independently and collectively as part of group. Strong writing skills and language ability in both Spanish and English are preferred. Applicants must also be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, a recent graduate (within the last year), and/or have been accepted to enter an advanced degree program.

Profiles of Past Interns:Samuel Alhadeff | Jamie Shenk

Online Application - 

 

Argentina Project Intern (Two Positions)

Description:

The Latin American Program (LAP) seeks an intern to provide research and administrative support for its Argentina Project.  This intern will gain valuable experience in a variety of projects such as conference organization, library and Internet research, assistance with the preparation of publications and newsletters, and administrative assignments (proofreading, website management, event planning) in support of Argentina Project activities. Internships also provide opportunities to attend events within the Wilson Center and around Washington. Please note that this is an unpaid internship.

Qualifications:

Applicants should possess an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on Latin American issues, particularly economics, trade, social and economic development, and energy. Successful applicants should have strong research and writing skills, be detail-oriented, and able to work independently and collectively as part of group. Strong writing skills and language ability in both Spanish and English are preferred. Applicants must also be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, a recent graduate (within the last year), and/or have been accepted to enter an advanced degree program.

Profiles of Past Interns:Sarah White | Arianna Kohan

Online Application - 

 

Communications and Social Media Intern

 

Description:

The Latin American Program (LAP) seeks an intern to help implement our communications and social media strategy.  This intern will be responsible for working on all social media platforms for LAP and the Argentina Project, helping with the production and editing of podcasts (coordinating guests and recording and editing podcast episodes), creating infographics, editing website content, formatting publications, and providing research support for op-eds and other publications. The intern will also support LAP's event planning needs. Please note that this is an unpaid internship.

Qualifications:

Applicants should possess an interest in Latin American issues but it is not required. Successful applicants should have strong writing and editing skills, be detail-oriented, and able to work independently and collectively as part of group. Experience with graphic design (Adobe Illustrator and Audition, InDesign, Audacity and/or Photoshop) is strongly preferred. Applicants must also be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, a recent graduate (within the last year), and/or have been accepted to enter an advanced degree program. 

Profiles of Past Interns: Leslie Ovalle | Cristina Meléndez

Online Application -

No phone calls or emails please.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to hire only individuals who are eligible to work in the United States. An individual selected for a paid internship will be expected to present proper evidence establishing employability prior to being appointed.

The Wilson Center is an equal opportunity employer and follows equal opportunity employment guidelines in the selection of its interns. Internships are open to all U.S. citizens and permanent residents and qualified international students with F-1 or J-1 visas.