Creative Associates International

Latin America and The Caribbean Intern

Creative Associates International

Job Description

Category: ADMINISTRATION Req ID: LATIN02099 Posted Date: 2020-06-18 Schedule: Full Time Location: Washington, DC 20015, United States USA Description Position Location: Washington, DC-Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this internship will be performed on-line. If the intern resides in the Washington, D.C. area, he/she could come into the office when Creative re-opens. Background: Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, governance and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike. Position Summary: Creative Associates seeks a personable and highly motivated Research intern to support Creative's Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Strategy in research, writing and presentation-oriented tasks and activities. If you are about to enter or are in a graduate degree program and are ready to enrich your research, technical writing and thematic experience regarding LAC, and build real-world experience, this is the internship for you. Reporting and Supervision: This position will report to the Director of LAC Strategy. LAC Strategy Research Intern Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct research related to Latin America and Caribbean issues;

  • Perform literary reviews and write short summaries or reports;

  • Proofread technical documents;

  • Translate short documents from Spanish into English and vice versa

  • Conduct research on the following themes: Migration, Youth, Security, Labor, Economics, Technical and Vocational Education, and Information Technology, among others;

  • Help prepare Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents; and

  • Track the progress, priorities, and deadlines of various proposals. MinimumSkills and Qualifications:

  • A degree in Latin American Studies, International Affairs, International Development, Public Administration, International Education or other areas with significant coursework associated with the LAC region;

  • Written and oral proficiency in English and Spanish;

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and resume databases;

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; and

  • Solid organizational skills and attention to detail. Experience Benefits:

  • Develop experience working on a wide variety of proposals.

  • Gain exposure to a fast-paced, collaborative office environment.

  • Work side-by-side with a highly experienced HR Team.

  • Organize and attend company meetings and networking events.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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