New from the Americas Program
POLICY ANALYST INTERNSHIP MEXICO CITY
SUMMER & FALL 201
What does the internship entail?
This is an unpaid internship, but offers room and board in Mexico City and a fantastic opportunity to be part of a hands-on project that promotes grassroots movements and reforms in U.S. foreign policy in the Americas. Interns will learn and employ research, policy analysis, journalism, electronic publishing and distribution skills. The 2012 internship periods will be especially important and interesting. The summer and fall interns will help cover and analyze the Mexican presidential election, the winning administration's transition into power and the growing hemispheric debate on the drug war.
Who will I be working with?
The selected interns will be working under the direct supervision of the Director of the Americas Program, Laura Carlsen. As a policy analyst Laura has been featured on national and international media outlets such as MSNBC, Al-Jazeera English, the Huffington Post and CNN, among others. She has published hundreds of articles and chapters on social, economic and political issues in Mexico, and co-authored Confronting Globalization: Economic integration and popular resistance in Mexico, among other books. Laura is a former Fulbright scholar and award-winning journalist, and has also worked as an international consultant on immigration and women rights.
Who are we looking for?
Reliable, hard-working people with an interest in American hemispheric politics.
Desirable qualifications include:
Strong analytical skills
Writing and editing background
Spanish proficiency in speaking and writing
Previous experience studying, working, or living abroad
Publishing & web skills (using blogger software such as wordpress, blogspot, etc)
Want to learn more?
If you are interested in learning more about the Americas Program and/or in serving as an Americas Program intern, please visit our website www.cipamericas.org and contact Program Assistant, Mikael Rojas, at rojasm07(at)gmail.com. Please title your inquiry- ATTN: Americas Program Internship.
With more than 30 years of experience in Latin American news and analysis, the Americas Program of the Center for International Policy is a leading source of information for activists, academics and citizens concerned about US foreign policy toward Latin America and movements for social justice within the hemisphere.
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