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Internship: National Democratic Institute, Latin American & the Caribbean (Wash DC)

http://www.ndi.org

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) is seeking candidates currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs 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. All applications for the Spring 2013 internship period must be received by February 8, 2013.

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, scanning, copying, and mailings.

Qualifications
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 40 hours per week.
Website development and maintenance experience desirable.
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.
Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of the internship.

To apply, visit: http://www.ndi.org/current_openings

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. All applications for the Spring 2013 internship period must be received by February 8, 2013. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

NDI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This material cross posted from the Foreign Policy Association.

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