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.


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


Special Requirements

  • English and Spanish fluency a must