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Embassy of Haiti
Washington, DC


The Embassy of the Republic of Haiti in Washington, D.C. is seeking two experienced communications interns. This internship is unpaid. A small transportation stipend can be provided.

Responsibilities for this internship include:

  • Writing articles and updates for the Embassy website;
  • Gathering information for press releases;
  • Creating a press contact list and social media updates for the Embassy;
  • Assisting in coordinating press conferences and preparing communications materials;
  • Assisting in editing and proofreading documents prior to distribution;
  • Assisting in revising existing website content; and
  • Attending weekly Embassy events to write articles as well as upload photos and videos.


 Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants should be a college senior or graduate student;
  • Must have experience in social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube;
  • Must have experience writing news articles, feature articles and press releases;
  • Must be available to work in the Embassy at least 15 to 20 hours per week, beginning mid-September. Some evenings will be required for special Embassy events;
  • Must be able to work well independently and under direction;
  • Must be detail-oriented and meet all deadlines;
  • Must keep all Embassy information confidential until released to the public;
  • Must have excellent written and verbal English communications skills, experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel required. Experience with design software a plus;
  • Preference will be given to applicants who can speak, read and write in French and/or speak Haitian Creole; and
  • A passion for Haiti required.


 Application Requirements:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Three references with email addresses and telephone numbers
  • Three relevant journalism/online writing samples, such as published news articles (campus and trade publications qualify), press releases, website content, social media updates, newsletters etc.

Please submit your completed application to otesa@otesamiles.comApplications will be accepted on a rolling basis for winter, spring, summer and fall positions. Apply now!