Minimum GPA: 3.00

Terms and Dates:

  • Summer 2024
    June 29, 2024 to August 17, 2024
One Time Opportunity


Maja Anderson


Opportunity Description

Host organization: Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE)

Location: Quito, Ecuador

Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador is the oldest  and most prestigious private universities in Ecuador. It has a diversity of students that come from different regions of the country and from quite different economic, social, and cultural backgrounds.

You'll work on campus in this research assistant internship, working on comparative regional analysis of Indigenous social movements and their influence in law-making and law implementation. You'll have weekly meetings, summarize articles, draft reports, proofread other teammates’ papers, contact relevant stakeholders, and organize interviews in Spanish and English. 


All Global Interns receive an award totaling at least $3,000 for airfare, transportation, and living expenses. A portion of the stipend may be paid directly to the in-country host to support housing, food, and local transportation.

About Us

This internship is managed by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and its Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, part of Global Cornell