Work with Engage Cuba

Internship opportunities

Engage Cuba is always looking for passionate interns to join our team for the fall, spring, and summer terms. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with your availability in one PDF document to Jaime Hamre at jhamre@engagecuba.org


This position at our office in Washington, D.C., is unpaid and full-time in the summer and part-time during other semesters. Dates and hours each term are flexible and can be tailored around the intern’s schedule. Transportation subsidy will be provided.


  • Assisting our communications team in drafting press releases, blog posts, and other content;

  • Managing databases of reporters and other press contacts;

  • Tracking media hits and creating reports;

  • Crafting creative content for the website and social media;

  • Assisting with administrative tasks and event staffing;

  • Researching policy and political questions as needed;

  • Other support tasks as directed—the context for our work is always changing!

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current college student or recent graduate;

  • Experience with communications, public relations, or related field;

  • Demonstrated interest in Cuba, U.S. foreign policy, or Latin America/Caribbean;

  • Experience with graphic design is a plus.

  • Spanish fluency is a plus.

Engage Cuba is the leading coalition of private companies and organizations working to end the travel and trade embargo on Cuba. As a 501(c)(4) bipartisan non-profit whose funds are entirely dedicated to advocacy efforts, Engage Cuba is the only organization entirely focused on U.S.-Cuba legislative advocacy. Engage Cuba is also committed to supporting the Cuban people and helping organizations and businesses navigate Cuban and U.S. regulations. The organization has the largest bipartisan lobbying operation working on U.S.-Cuba policy.