Sunday, March 5, 2017

Summer 2017 International Program Intern - The Center for Economic and Policy Research (with stipend)

The Center for Economic and Policy Research is currently looking for a full-time International Program Intern for Summer 2017 (early June through August).

Responsibilities include assisting staff with research on upcoming papers and opinion pieces; organizing events with Latin American delegations, CEPR staff, and visiting academics; assisting in tracking and logging press mentions; as well as working on outreach to press, advocacy organizations, and Congress. The responsibilities vary based on their interests and experience, as well as the particular issues that CEPR is working on at the time. Interns will be able to attend relevant events around Washington, DC.

Qualifications
We are looking for applicants with a general understanding of economics, international relations, and democracy issues, and an interest in economic justice. Previous research, data and/or outreach experience is extremely helpful; interns with strong economics or foreign policy experience (including Master’s degrees) will have the opportunity to engage in serious research, and those with strong organizing or outreach experience will have event management opportunities. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred. The intern will need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment with limited management and be a self-starter and independent learner. Should have excellent writing and communications skills.


Stipend: Starting at $1,956.32 per month, plus up to $255.67 for health insurance reimbursement per month.

Closing Date of Position: March 20, 2017.

Interested students can apply by logging in to Careers4Terps and searching the internship’s ID number: 154645