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Center for Democracy in the Americas, The Stephen M. Rivers Memorial Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 8363

Wed, April 15, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, BTT Gateway Job ID 8363

The Stephen M. Rivers Memorial Fellowship is devoted to cultivating the next generation of activists to promote engagement, mutual respect, and dialogue in U.S. foreign relations. 

This is a paid, full-time, year-long position in Washington, D.C. for a uniquely qualified applicant with a special interest in Cuba, a thirst for activism, and an interest in pursuing a professional career in the foreign policy NGO community. We accept applications from qualified undergraduates, recent graduates, or Master’s students. 

The Rivers Fellow will spend one year working side-by-side with CDA staff on projects and ideas that advance our goal of forging a new policy toward Cuba and the region. 

The duties of the Rivers Fellow include: 

Assisting CDA staff with research and policy analysis 
Informing policy makers about what is happening in Cuba and how US policy should change 
Organizing and possibly participating in travel to Cuba with U.S. policy makers 
Helping to research and write our weekly Cuba Central News Blast 
Ensuring the sustainability of the Rivers Fellowship by consulting with Stephen’s friends about fundraising and program support 
Candidates should be able to demonstrate a high level of knowledge of U.S.-Cuba relations, proficiency in Spanish, strong organizational and time management abilities, and outstanding analytic and writing skills.  

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