Project Code: STATE-USA-PA-219

Research the history of U.S. relations with Latin America

Project Title Research the history of U.S. relations with Latin America
Project Summary Research and analyze the history of U.S. relations with countries in the Western Hemisphere.
Country United States
Country/Region of Focus Latin America and the Caribbean
Agency Department of State
DoS Office PA/HO
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 2
Project Description

The Office of the Historian provides historical analysis to Department of State employees in Washington and overseas based on the current policy needs of the Department. The VSFS student in this position will execute both short- and long-term projects on the history of U.S. relations with countries in the Western Hemisphere. This will include research in primary documents, building timelines of U.S. relations with specific countries, creating topical reading lists of secondary literature, and other tasks as assigned. In your application, please describe your experience with primary source research, secondary source research, and analytical or historical writing.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Analytical writing
Editing and proofreading
Research
Writing
Additional Information

Applicants should have familiarity with modern Latin American and U.S. history; ability to conduct online and library research; ability to analyze information; critical thinking; a clear writing style; and familiarity with how to cite their work.