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Intern, Americas Quarterly
New York

Americas Quarterly (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, based in New York City. The paid internship at AQ is an opportunity to cover politics, economics, and culture in Latin America while engaging in all aspects of producing a modern-day news outlet. We are looking for a journalist or policy expert who is a quick learner with a deep knowledge of Latin America.

Principal responsibilities

  • Research, write, and edit for the print magazine and AQ’s website.
  • Assist with administrative tasks as needed.
  • Develop social media and multimedia content.
  • Work with AS/COA’s policy research.
  • Assist with AQ’s podcast production.

Qualifications

  • Graduate students or recent graduates in journalism, economics, international studies, or related fields; or bachelor’s in the same with one to three years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in English and Spanish.
  • Knowledgeable and interested in Latin American history, politics, culture, and economics.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and research skills.
  • Knowledge of audio recording and editing for podcast a plus.
  • Professional familiarity with social media tools (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube).

Time requirement

The internship will be up to 28 hours a week, from November 15 through February 10, 2022. This may be extended on a case-by-case basis. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our employees are currently working a hybrid schedule each week, working three days in the office and two days remotely. All Americas Society staff are required to be vaccinated.

Application submission

Please email cover letter, resume, and a one-page writing sample on a recent event in Latin America to Cecilia Tornaghi at ctornaghi@as-coa.org. No phone calls please. Please note availability in your cover letter and include “Americas Quarterly Editorial Internship” in the subject line of your email. AS/COA will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

Americas Society/Council of the Americas is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or citizenship status.


Americas Society (AS) is the premier forum dedicated to education, debate, and dialogue in the Americas. Its mission is to foster an understanding of the contemporary political, social, and economic issues confronting Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultural heritage of the Americas and the importance of the inter-American relationship.

Council of the Americas (COA) is the premier international business organization whose members share a common commitment to economic and social development, open markets, the rule of law, and democracy throughout the Western Hemisphere. The Council's membership consists of leading international companies representing a broad spectrum of sectors, including banking and finance, consulting services, consumer products, energy and mining, manufacturing, media, technology, and transportation.

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