internship opportunities

 

Engage Cuba is always looking for passionate undergraduate 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 to Gabrielle Jorgensen at gjorgensen@engagecuba.org

 

Summer 2017 public Policy internship 

Engage Cuba is currently seeking public policy interns for fall 2017. This position is part-time and unpaid, based at our office in Washington, DC.

Responsibilities:

  • Researching U.S.-Cuba policy in areas such as energy, business, national security, migration, and healthcare;
  • Assisting our communications team in drafting press releases, blog posts, etc.; 
  • Drafting briefing memos for our political outreach and legislative operations; 
  • Making updates to our website as needed;
  • Assisting with administrative tasks and event staffing;
  • Other support tasks as directed—the context for our work is always changing!

Qualifications:

  • Current college student or recent graduate;
  • Experience with policy research and analysis;
  • Demonstrated interest in U.S. foreign policy and/or politics of Latin America/Caribbean;
  • Experience with graphic design is a plus. 

This position is full-time, Monday through Thursday. Transportation subsidy will be provided. 

 

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. Together with the Engage Cuba Policy Council of renowned experts, Engage Cuba provides timely updates on opportunities for U.S. business in Cuba, regulations, and market analysis. To get involved with Engage Cuba’s mission or learn more, visit: http://www.engagecuba.org.