CEPR International Paid Internships in Washington DC, USA!

CEPR International Paid Internships in Washington DC, USA!

Deadline: June 6, 2014

Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) is offering international paid internships for graduates and postgraduates in USA (Washington, DC). These are full-time international paid internships for fall 2014. Internship period will be from September 1st-December 19th. Interns should have excellent writing and communications skills. Interns will be able to attend relevant events around Washington, DC.

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. In order for citizens to effectively exercise their voices in a democracy, they should be informed about the problems and choices that they face.

Responsibilities:

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

Benefits:

  • Interns will be paid with $1,588.41 per month,
  • plus up to $250 for health insurance reimbursement per month.

Eligibility:

Applicants should have:

  • 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.
  • The intern will need to be fluent in Spanish, including the ability to perform accurate written translations; able to work in a fast-paced
  • environment with limited management.
  • Be a self-starter and independent learner.
  • Interns should have excellent writing and communications skills

Note: International students who meet the above criteria are eligible to apply.

Application criteria:

  • Applicants can apply via email.
  • They should send
    • cover letter,
    • resume
    • a brief (2 page) answer to the question “How can the US improve its foreign policy toward Latin America?”.

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