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Position: Paid Internship, Americas Quarterly (Spring 2018)

AQ is the premier publication on politics, business and culture in Latin America. AQ is an independent publication of Americas Society/Council of the Americas, New York

Internship Period: January 15 - April 20

Deadline to apply: November 15

Are you passionate about Latin America? The paid spring internship at Americas Quarterly offers enterprising journalists the opportunity to engage in all aspects of producing a magazine while writing about the most important political, economic and cultural topics in the region.

As an intern, you will: research, write, and edit for the print magazine and AQ’s website; develop social media and multimedia content; work with AS/COA’s policy research and support team; assist with administrative tasks as needed.


We are looking for journalists who are quick learners with a deep knowledge of Latin America. Ideal candidates are:

  • Graduate students or recent graduates in journalism, economics, international studies, or related fields; or bachelor’s in the same with 1–3 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in English and Spanish and/or Portuguese.
  • Knowledgeable and interested in Latin American history, politics, culture, and economics
  • Proficiency in multimedia (video/sound editing) a plus
  • Excellent writing, editing and research skills
  • Familiarity with social media tools (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr)

Time Requirement: The internship will be up to 28 hours a week, for three months. This can be extended on a case-by-case basis. The internship will begin on January 15.

Application Submission: The Americas Society/Council of the Americas is an equal opportunity employer. Please email cover letter, resume, and a one-page writing sample on a recent event in Latin America to Benjamin Russell at No phone calls please. Please note availability in your cover letter, and include “Americas Quarterly Editorial Internship” in the subject line of your email.

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