Special Internship Opportunity: Education Program

The Inter-American Dialogue seeks a special projects intern to join its education team. The intern will work closely with the Education program’s research associate on a variety of research tasks focused on analyzing the impact of the pandemic on higher education’s technological transformation. As needed, the intern will also support junior and senior staff in a range of activities.

The intern will be able to work independently, showing initiative and excellent problem-solving skills to complete detailed policy research and data analysis. The intern should be able to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish. The position brings a committed individual into contact with an active group of civil society leaders, policymakers, and academics in the field of education policy in Latin America and exposes them to cutting-edge policy issues in education.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Conduct research on Latin American and the Caribbean higher education institutions and their current and future strategies for hybrid/virtual programming and curricular adaptation, under the direction of the research associate;
    • Assist in survey dissemination and associated communications
    • Review and summarize technical documents on this issue
    • Help analyze survey data and produce key findings
  • Assist with the preparation of a written report and a final presentation of the findings
  • Attend Zoom meetings with the research associate and other Education program staff to discuss findings
  • Assist with additional writing, translating, and event planning as necessary

Interns should:

  • Be enrolled in a college or university as a graduate student or have graduated no more than six months prior to the start of the internship
  • Demonstrate interest in education policy in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Be highly proficient in English and Spanish (Portuguese a plus)
  • Have strong writing and research abilities
  • Have strong quantitative analysis skills and be comfortable managing medium to large datasets
  • Be available for a minimum of eighteen 20- to 35-hour weeks (January – May)

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and writing samples in English and Spanish to education@thedialogue.org

DEADLINE: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply early by emailing education@thedialogue.org

NOTE: This is a remote internship. We encourage applicants from throughout the Americas to apply.

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.