Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Job Openings

This internship program is currently underway. Keep an eye on our page for future openings.

Americas Quarterly Intern
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 Americas Quarterly 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.


  • 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, 2021 to February 10, 2022. This may be extended on a case-by-case basis. Our employees are currently working partially remotely, alternating between office and home office. All staff at Americas Society is required to be vaccinated.

Application submission

Americas Society 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. 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.

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