Latin American Embassy Student Stories

Hear from previous interns about their stories and advice

Imogen White
"Working with ProMexico gave me a real insight as to how I could use the economics part of my degree, combined with language study."

Imogen was an intern at the Embassy of Mexico in Canberra.
Elizabeth Dominguez Rodriguez
"I learned about Australian and Cuban politics, I have a better understanding of trade practices and how to prioritise and to synthesise information."

Elizabeth was an intern at the Embassy of Cuba in Canberra.
Georgia Esplin
"I gained valuable insight into the works of diplomacy by attending many events and translating important documents."

Georgia was an intern at the Embassy of El Salvador in Canberra.
Christ Portillo
"By working for the Uruguayan embassy I had the chance to apply my knowledge of International Relations to a short research program; it was an excellent opportunity to enhance research skills."

Christ was an intern at the Embassy of Uruguay in Canberra.
Erica Bell
"This program gave me the opportunity to make a number of valuable contacts in the Latin American diplomatic missions in Australia, in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and in a number of other Federal departments."

Erica was an intern at the Embassy of Ecuador in Canberra.
Katie Duckworth
"I believe a combination of the skills I gained on the internship enhanced my professional development by showing me the work involved with working in a diplomatic environment."

Katie was an intern at the Embassy of Peru in Canberra.

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