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Job Announcement: International Program Intern
November 19, 2008
Organization Description:

CEPR was established in 1999 to promote democratic debate on the most important economic and social issues that affect people's lives. It is an independent nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, DC. CEPR is committed to presenting issues in an accurate and understandable manner, so that the public is better prepared to choose among various policy options.
CEPR is an ideal place to learn about current economic and global justice issues in a friendly, relaxed and fun environment. Work schedules are flexible.
Job Description:
CEPR is currently looking for two full-time International Program Interns for Winter 2009 (Jan-May). Responsibilities include assisting staff with research on upcoming papers and opinion pieces; organizing events with Latin American government officials, CEPR staff, and visiting academics; as well as working on outreach to press, advocacy organizations and Congress.
The responsibilities vary based on their interests and experience, as well as the particular issues that CEPR is working on at the time.
Interns will be able to attend relevant events around Washington, DC.
We are looking for applicants with a general understanding of economics, international relations, and democracy issues and an interest in economic justice. Previous research, data and/or outreach experience is extremely helpful; past interns with strong economics or foreign policy (including Master's degrees) will have the opportunity to engage in serious research. We are also particularly looking for a person with event or campaign organizing experience. The intern will need to be fluent in Spanish, including the ability to perform accurate written translations; able to work in a fast-paced environment with limited management; and a self-starter and independent learner. Excellent writing and communications skills are helpful.
Monthly Stipend: $1,245, plus up to $200 for individual health insurance premium.
Closing Date of Position: Open until filled. Posted November 10, 2008.
To Apply: Applications should be sent via email to: No calls or faxes please. Please include a resume, cover letter, two references, and a brief (2 page) writing sample that expresses your perspective on current changes occurring in Latin America and U.S. foreign policy in the region.
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