Work with Engage Cuba

Internship opportunities

Engage Cuba is always looking for passionate interns to join our team for the spring, fall, and summer terms. If interested in an internship posting, please send a resume and cover letter in one PDF document to Jaime Hamre at jhamre@engagecuba.org


Engage Cuba seeks a communications intern for Summer 2019. This position is full-time and unpaid, based at our office in Washington, DC. Transportation subsidy will be provided.


  • Assisting our communications team in drafting press releases, blog posts, etc.;

  • Managing databases of reporters and other press contacts;

  • Tracking media hits;

  • 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 U.S. foreign policy and Latin America/Caribbean;

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design 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 whose focus is 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. To learn more, visit: http://www.engagecuba.org.