Project Code: STATE-USA-WHA-109
|Project Title||Create Infographics and Analyze Data to Explain El Salvador to the World|
|Project Summary||Want to contribute to helping policymakers understand El Salvador and how it compares to other Latin American countries? Interested in exploring creative ways to convert information into easy-to-understand charts, factsheets, graphs, and comparisons?|
|Agency||Department of State|
|Number of Interns||3|
Policymakers are inundated with information, much of which lacks context or comparisons. If you are looking for an opportunity to refine your research and data analysis skills to contribute to foreign policy, this is your chance.
We are seeking someone who can produce charts, graphs, and other visual aids from raw data. We are looking for students who are comfortable with manipulating spreadsheets and creating charts and graphs. We would customize the exact tasks based on your interests and experience, but comparisons of economic and development data (e.g., growth forecasts, trade trends, investments, and remittances) can help U.S. decision-makers digest information quickly.
This internship also provides an opportunity to learn more about the economic and development factors that feed into U.S. foreign policy. Infographics that encapsulate concepts or ideas can often express more than words.
|Editing and proofreading|
You would be part of a team of interns that would work with the Economic Section to help explain the country of El Salvador to visiting dignitaries and U.S. officials, both in Washington and overseas. Your contributions would feature prominently in embassy reporting and briefing papers.