International Program Intern, Washington DC

Deadline: 12 November 2010
Open to: Graduates in economics or foreign policy
Stipend: $1,415 per month, plus up to $200 for individual health insurance premium

The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) was established in 1999 to promote democratic debate on the most important economic and social issues that affect people’s lives. It is an independent nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, DC. CEPR is committed to presenting issues in an accurate and understandable manner, so that the public is better prepared to choose among the various policy options.

We are currently looking for a full-time International Program Intern for Spring 2011 (January – May 2011).

Responsibilities

* Assisting staff with research on upcoming papers and opinion pieces;
* Organizing events with Latin American government officials, CEPR staff, and visiting academics;
* Producing the Latin American News Round-up by compiling daily news clips on Latin America and the Caribbean;
* Working on outreach to press, advocacy organizations and Congress.

Eligibility

We are looking for applicants with:
* General understanding of economics, international relations, and democracy issues and an interest in economic justice.
* Previous research, data and/or outreach experience is considered as an asset
* Past interns with strong economics or foreign policy (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
* Fluency in Spanish, including the ability to perform accurate written translations
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with limited management
* Self-starter and independent learner
* Excellent writing and communications skills

Application

Send cover letter, resume, and a brief (2 page) answer to the question “How can the US improve its foreign policy toward Latin America?” via email to [email protected].This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . No calls or faxes please.

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