U.S.-Mexico Foundation

Careers and Internships

Internship Opportunities

The U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF) is dedicated to strengthening education in Mexico and developing understanding and cooperation between Mexico and the U.S. The USMF has a grant-giving portfolio through which we have supported 48 Mexico based organizations. Our donations focused on supporting educational programs in the areas of: a) STEM, b) Civic engagement, and c) English and Spanish language learning. Additionally, the USMF manages a couple of programs such as: “1,000 Dreamers – 1,000 Leaders”, “Dreamers without Borders”, and “1,000 Girls – 1,000 Futures in Mexico”. The USMF is governed by a board of prominent business and civic leaders from the U.S. and Mexico. You can read more about our mission and initiatives at http://www.usmexicofound.org/

The USMF seeks self-motivated committed undergraduate college students to collaborate as interns during the summer of 2016 for the New York City office.


Summer Internship on Program Management:
Throughout the summer, the interns will gain familiarity with the operations of a binational nonprofit organization. The intern will also have the opportunity to work directly with our CEO as well as with all members of the team and third party partners. The intern will have the opportunity to drive a particular project from beginning to end while also learning about all the day to day activities of the foundation.

In particular, the Program Management Intern will support the CEO and other team members on the implementation and evaluation of one of the USMF’s binational programs.

Requirements:
• Be bilingual in English and Spanish (speaking and writing)
• Ability to work well in a team, handles shifting priorities and several assignments at once, analytical thinking, and work independently under tight deadlines.
• Excellent computer skills. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office including power point, excel and word. Knowledge of Visio or other program management software is a plus.
• Good communication skills and writing skills
• Experience managing all aspects of a project, such as communications, interactions with partners, database management, program management and implementation.
• Experience with electronic databases is a plus.
• Familiarity with the NGO environment is a plus.
• Experience in volunteering in nonprofit organizations is a plus.

Summer Internship on Research, Analytics and Adminstration:
Throughout the summer, the interns will gain familiarity with the operations of a binational nonprofit organization. The intern will also have the opportunity to work directly with our CEO as well as with all members of the team and third party partners. The intern will have the opportunity to drive a particular project from beginning to end while also learning about all the day to day activities of the foundation.

In particular, the Research and administration intern will support the CEO with research and analytics related to Development/Fund Raising and Program Evaluation. Additionally, the intern will be asked to support the USMF on accounting and administration.

Requirements:
• Be bilingual in English and Spanish (speaking and writing)
• Ability to work well in a team, handles shifting priorities and several assignments at once, analytical thinking, and work independently under tight deadlines.
• Experience in preparing a budget and writing grant proposals is a plus.
• Accounting knowledge is a plus.
• Past experience on fund raising and development activities is a plus
• Excellent research capabilities.
• Experience with electronic databases is a plus.
• Excellent computer skills.
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office including power point, excel and word.
• Good communication skills and writing skills.
• Familiarity with the NGO environment is a plus.
• Experience in volunteering in nonprofit organizations is a plus.

Summer Internship on Development/Fund Raising:
Throughout the summer, the interns will gain familiarity with the operations of a binational nonprofit organization. The intern will also have the opportunity to work directly with our CEO as well as with all members of the team and third party partners. The intern will have the opportunity to drive a particular project from beginning to end while also learning about all the day to day activities of the foundation.

In particular, the Research and administration intern will support the CEO on Development and Fund Raising efforts, including identification of donor leads, writing of grant proposals, budget development, management of donor relationships, and reporting to donors.

Requirements:
• Be bilingual in English and Spanish (speaking and writing)
• Ability to work well in a team, handles shifting priorities and several assignments at once, analytical thinking, and work independently under tight deadlines.
• Experience in preparing program budgets
• Experience on doing research to identify donor leads
• Experience managing donor relationships
• Experience in writing grant proposals
• Experience writing reports to donors
• Accounting knowledge is a plus.
• Past experience on fund raising and development activities is a plus
• Excellent research capabilities.
• Experience with electronic databases is a plus.
• Excellent computer skills.
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office including power point, excel and word.
• Good communication skills and writing skills.
• Familiarity with the NGO environment is a plus.
• Experience in volunteering in nonprofit organizations is a plus.


To apply for an internship, please send your resume and cover letter to rvargas@usmexicofound.org or to lgonzalez@usmexicofound.org

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USMF is a registered 501 (c) (3)

Email: info@usmexicofound.org

U.S. Office:

136 Madison Ave
Suite 533
New York, NY 10016
Tel +1 (917) 215-8337

Mexico Office:

Alvaro Obregon 168 P-1
Col. Roma Norte
Mexico, D.F. C.P. 06700
Tel +52 55.5520.3071
Tel +1 (917) 216-1211