Internship in Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS)

Internship position available
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS)
(Spring semester 2010)
LLILAS is recruiting UT undergraduate students to work as interns during the Spring semester 2010. This internship is a great opportunity for students interested in pursuing graduate degrees or working in Latin American affairs, international public policy, international education, as well as in any social sciences discipline. This is an unpaid internship and the commitment for the intern would involve 10 hours per week during office hours.
PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION: to provide support to a broad range of international initiatives and public programs organized at the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated organizational skills. Demonstrated regular and punctual attendance at work and professional demeanor. Proficiency in Spanish and or Portuguese is a plus. Experience with electronic calendars, internet, printers, FileMaker Pro, Microsoft Word and Excel a plus. Knowledge of the Institute’s mission and programs a plus.
FUNCTIONS:
o Carrying out internet-based research for public programs
o Supporting the organization of public events
o If the student is bilingual, translating documents (letters, articles, website info)
o Running errands on campus, mail processing & delivery
The interns should be ready to start in the first week of classes of the spring semester 2010.
TO APPLY PLEASE SEND A COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Paloma Diaz by e-mail,

between now and January 10, 2010 (We do encourage early applications). If you have any questions please contact us by email or by telephone: 232-2415 or p.diaz@austin.utexas.edu

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