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Paid Internship, Americas Quarterly (Fall/Winter 2019)

Internship Period: September 3 - November 29

Deadline to apply: August 16

The paid fall internship at Americas Quarterly is an opportunity to cover politics, economics and culture in Latin America while engaging in all aspects of producing a modern-day magazine.

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

– Professional familiarity with social media tools (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)

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.

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 Cecilia Tornaghi 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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