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The Mexico Institute seeks two intern candidates for the Spring of 2015. Applications should be received no later than Friday, November 14th. Please review full guidelines for application instructions. This is a paid internship.

Graduate Economics Intern

Opening Date: Spring 2015

Deadlines: November 14

The Mexico Institute seeks a Graduate Intern with background in Economics for the summer of 2014. Interested Candidates should send resumé, cover letter and writing sample to Mexico@wilsoncenter.org. Please review full guidelines below. This is a paid internship

Internship Description: The Mexico Institute is looking for an intern with an economics background. In particular, experience working on trade, capital flows, and public finance will be highly valued. These internships are designed to provide the individuals selected with the opportunity for practical experience in an environment that successfully mixes academic study with public policy. Interns will gain valuable experience in a variety of projects such as conference organization, library and Internet research, assistance with the preparation of publications, and administrative assignments in support of Center activities.

Eligibility Requirements: Successful applicants should have strong research and administrative skills, be detail-oriented, be able to work independently and collectively as part of group, and be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program, a recent graduate (within the last year), and/or have been accepted to enter an advanced degree program. Strong writing skills and language ability in both English and Spanish are preferred. Translation experience and a knowlege of Mexico's hisotry and current events will be considered an asset. This is a paid internship.

Application Instructions: To apply, send resume, cover letter, and a 3-5 page writing sample. Clearly state what dates and times you are available to work. All materials should be submitted together to Mexico@wilsoncenter.org

For more information about the Mexico Institute and the Woodrow Wilson Center, visit our website.

Outreach and Communications Intern

Opening Date: Spring 2015

Deadlines: November 14

Internship Description: The Mexico Institute is looking for an intern to aid in the implementation of the Mexico Institute's communications strategy. These internships are designed to provide the individuals selected with the opportunity for practical experience in an environment that successfully mixes academic study with public policy. Interns will gain valuable experience in a variety of projects such as conference organization, preparation of publications, social media management and traditional media outreach. The Intern will be responsible for updating the Mexico Institute blog, preparing daily news clippings and aiding with other office activities.  

Eligibility Requirements: Successful applicants should have strong research and administrative skills, be detail-oriented, be able to work independently and collectively as part of group, and be currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate degree program, a recent graduate (within the last year), and/or have been accepted to enter an advanced degree program. Strong writing skills and language ability in both English and Spanish are preferred. Experience with graphic design, translation experience and knowledge of Mexico will be considered an assets. This is a paid internship.

Application Instructions: To apply, send resume, cover letter, a 3-5 page writing sample, and 1-2 examples of data visualizations or info-graphics. Clearly state what dates and times you are available to work. All materials should be submitted together to Mexico@wilsoncenter.org

For more information about the Mexico Institute and the Woodrow Wilson Center, visit our website.

International students are eligible, but they must hold a valid F-1 or J-1 visa and appropriate work authorization especially if they are receiving compensation for the internships. All international students must obtain written permission from their Designated School Official or Responsible Visa Officer at their university stating that they are in valid immigration status and eligible to do an internship at the Center. The Wilson Center is an equal opportunity employer and follows equal opportunity employment guidelines in the selection of its interns.

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