Monday, August 1, 2016

Fluent in Spanish? Fall Paid Internship/ Project Assistant Position: Latin America and the Caribbean

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking candidates currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs or recent graduates for internships with NDI's Latin America and the Caribbean team. We strongly encourage the inclusion of a cover letter as part of the application. This internship requires a time commitment of 40 hours per week. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist the LAC team in organizing and implementing democracy development programs. 
  • Collect and distribute to the LAC team foreign and domestic newspaper, magazine, or journal clippings pertaining to Latin American and Caribbean affairs. 
  • Attend meetings and seminars on Latin American and Caribbean affairs and prepare written presentations to LAC team members. 
  • Translate documents from Spanish to English and from English to Spanish.
  • Conduct special projects as needed. 
  • Provide other logistical and administrative support to the LAC team. 
  • Assist with administrative duties such as filing, faxing, copying, and mailings. 

Required Skills: 
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  • Generally pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in political science, international affairs or a related field. 
  • Fluent in Spanish (speaking, reading, writing), French a plus. 
  • Available to work 40 hours per week.
  • Able to prioritize, meet deadlines, and work with a team. 
  • Diligent in work processes. 
  • Flexible in schedule, attitude, and work prioritization.
  • Demonstrated interest in Latin America and the Caribbean. 
  • Willing to commit to a full semester upon accepting an internship.

Comments:

This is a paid internship. Interns are encouraged to attend workshops, lectures and other staff development events at NDI. We strongly encourage the inclusion of a cover letter as part of the application. This internship requires a time commitment of 40 hours per week. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Applications must be submitted no later than August 4, 2016. 
Apply here.