The Resource Foundation

At The Resource Foundation, our mission is to empower disadvantaged communities with the skills, knowledge, and opportunities they need to improve their lives.

City/State

New York, NY

Internship Description

The Resource Foundation (TRF) seeks a qualified intern student or with a background in international development, Latin American studies, communications, and/or, as well as proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese. This is an excellent opportunity to gain holistic exposure to the international grant-making process with a growing non-profit organization that has over 32 years of experience as an intermediary between U.S. donors and local organizations in Latin America.

The interns' main duties include assisting TRF staff with:

  • Synthesizing, translating and editing grant reports
  • Tracking and analyzing impact data from reports
  • Filing and selecting photos, videos and other materials for use in communications pieces
  • Communicating with local organizations in the region to facilitate the reporting process
  • Creating and developing original posts as part of an active social media team (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)

Other tasks may include:

  • Communications tasks such as assisting with newsletters and/or writing blog posts
  • Event planning
  • Special research projects
# of weeks Required Dates Start Time End Time Public Transit Housing  Format
10 6/6 - 8/12 2022 9:00am 5:00pm No No Remote

Housing Information

This internship will be held remotely. 

Internship Qualifications

Intern candidates will have:

  • Exceptional English writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Knowledge of and interest in international development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (especially M.S. Excel)
  • Internet research skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Adaptability and a sense of humor
  • Comfortable with social media platforms and use

Writing Sample Required

None

Special Requirements

  • English and Spanish fluency a must