Paid Internship

Posted On: September 9, 2015

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: Americas Quarterly

Company Description

Americas Quarterly is the premier publication dedicated to politics, business and culture in the Western Hemisphere, with a focus on Latin America.

Launched in 2007 and based in New York City, AQ’s award-winning magazine and website appeal to a broad audience interested in the region. Readers include top policymakers in Washington, D.C., Brasilia, Mexico City and beyond; executives at Latin American multinationals and Fortune 500 companies; opinion leaders in universities and the media; and a vast array of general readers who are passionate about Latin America.

Editorial board members include former presidents Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Ricardo Lagos, Ernesto Zedillo and Alejandro Toledo, as well as leading voices from business, journalism, finance and academia.

Americas Quarterly is an independent publication of Americas Society and Council of the Americas, which for more than 50 years have been dedicated to dialogue in our hemisphere.

Job Description

Are you passionate about Latin America? Are you entrepreneurial? Do you enjoy writing about important political, economic, and cultural topics for a large audience? If so, please apply for this unique paid internship for Americas Society and Council of the Americas (AS/COA) and its independent publication Americas Quarterly (AQ). Founded in 2008 and based in New York City, AQ is currently revamping its approach to appeal to a broader audience and evolve into the premier publication for politics, business, and culture in our hemisphere.

This is an exciting time to be here, with many opportunities for our interns to learn and grow with us. Your responsibilities will include: researching, writing, and editing for AQ’s print and online editions; working on AS/COA’s policy research and support team; attending meetings and interacting with AS/COA members; and assisting with administrative tasks as needed.

To Apply

Application Submission: Please email cover letter, resume and two-page writing sample, in English, on a relevant topic to Benjamin Russell at by September 15. No phone calls please. Please note availability in your cover letter, and include “Fall Policy Internship” in the subject line of your email.