The Inter-American Dialogue publishes the Latin America Advisor every business day for a distinguished membership of informed corporate leaders, scholars, and government officials invested in Latin America’s development and future. The Advisor‘s highly regarded Q&A section covers questions submitted by subscribers themselves. Commentators regularly include heads of state, business leaders, diplomats, economists, analysts, and thought leaders from around the world. More than 100 of the world’s largest and fastest-growing companies subscribe to the Advisor.

Specific intern responsibilities may include:

  • Help edit, fact-check, and proofread articles;
  • Track news and developments in the region;
  • Draft articles for publication in daily, weekly, and biweekly editions;
  • Help brainstorm topics for our daily Q&A section;
  • Attend meetings put on by the Dialogue and occasionally write reports on the events;
  • Attend and report on Washington-area meetings;
  • Assist with the creation of a Latin America Advisor podcast;
  • Assist in other duties as needed by the editor and assistant editor.

Interns should:

  • Be enrolled in a college or university as a graduate or undergraduate student or have graduated no more than six months prior to the start of the internship;
  • Demonstrate interest in Latin America and the Caribbean;
  • Demonstrate interest in journalism;
  • Have strong writing and research abilities;
  • Be proficient in English and Spanish, Portuguese a plus;
  • Be available for a minimum of eight 16- to 20-hour weeks;
  • Be eligible to accept an internship from any US employer. If you are a student in the US but a resident of another country, you must have a current valid visa.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample of one to two pages in English, brief writing sample of one to two pages in Spanish, a brief journalism writing sample of no more than 250 words and a letter of recommendation to internships@thedialogue.org.

Although the Dialogue does review each resume, the volume of applications we receive makes it impossible for us to communicate directly with all applicants.

The Inter-American Dialogue is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status. Internships are educational opportunities meant to benefit the intern. Interns work under staff supervision and offers for internships are not guarantees or suggestions of employment after an internship term is over.