The Dialogue’s Office of Special Events & Conferences manages matters pertaining to the Dialogue Members and Board of Directors, the annual CAF Conference, and the Dialogue’s Dialogue Leadership for the Americas Awards Gala. In addition, the Office of the President manages the Dialogue’s Global Trends web portal, as well as initiatives and events pertaining to women, gender issues, democratic governance, US policy towards Latin America, trade, and press freedom. This position reports to the program assistant in the Office of the President.

An intern working with the Dialogue’s Special Events & Conferences Program can expect to perform the following tasks:

  • Work directly with the Deputy to the President and Program Assistant
  • Provide administrative and logistical support and research assistance in preparation for and during the CAF Conference and Dialogue Leadership for the Americas Awards Gala , to be held in Fall 2016;
  • Help manage the Dialogue’s Global Trends web portal, including corresponding with relevant institutions and researching and uploading reports to the site;
  • Assist with editing, translation, design, and publication of program reports, memos, press releases, and other materials, as needed;
  • Help organize, run, and draft reports on events and meetings related to the program;
  • Attend and draft written reports on Washington area meetings;
  • Other research responsibilities as assigned by the Deputy to the President. 

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;
  • Have strong writing and research abilities;
  • Be proficient in English and Spanish and / or Portuguese;
  • Be available for a minimum of eight sixteen- to twenty-hour weeks during the fall and spring terms or thirty to forty hours a week during the summer term;
  • 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 valid visa.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample of one to two pages, and a letter of recommendation to:

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.