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Mexico Institute Internship Program

Open/Close Dates: 
Jul 01, 2011 to Jul 29, 2011

The Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars seeks an intern each with an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on Mexico for It's fall internship. The internship start date will be september 12th. Applications due: Fall Internship: July 29

Internship Description:

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. 
Additionally, interns will assist in the Mexico Institute’s development of multimedia resources, through the managment of content on the Mexico Portal and Institute webpage. Internships also provide opportunities to attend events within the Wilson Center and around Washington. 

Eligibility Requirements:

Successful applicants should have strong research and/or administrative skills, be detail-oriented, be able to work independently and collectively as part of group, and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate/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 essential. Translation experience will be considered an asset. 
The Mexico Institute hires one graduate or undergraduate intern for each semester.  This is a paid internship.  

Application Instructions:

To apply, send your resume, a letter describing how you could contribute to our team and what you are looking to gain from the internship, and a 3-5 page writing sample.  Clearly state what dates and times you are available to work.  
All materials should be submitted together by the due date to mexico@wilsoncenter.org.  For more information about the Mexico Institute and the Woodrow Wilson Center, visit our website.

Application materials are due: Fall Internship: July 29

The Wilson Center is the living, national memorial to President Wilson established by Congress in 1968 and headquartered in Washington, D.C.  It is a nonpartisan institution, supported by public and private funds, engaged in the study of national and world affairs.  The Wilson Center establishes and maintains a neutral forum for free, open and informed dialogue.  The Center commemorates the ideals and concerns of Woodrow Wilson by: providing a link between the world of ideas and the world of policy and fostering research, study, discussion, and collaboration among a full spectrum of individuals concerned with policy and scholarship in national and world affairs. 
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to hire only individuals who are eligible to work in the United States.  An individual selected for a paid internship will be expected to present proper evidence establishing employability prior to being appointed. 
The Wilson Center is an equal opportunity employer and follows equal opportunity employment guidelines in the selection of its interns.

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1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004-3027
Email: internships@wilsoncenter.org