Internship – Energy SectoR, Mexico


Emerging Markets Political Risk Analysis (EMPRA) is seeking a motivated intern to work alongside our team of energy analysts in Mexico City. The intern’s work will primarily entail monitoring and analyzing news in Mexico’s energy sector with an emphasis on regulation, stakeholder mapping, and developments tied to the 2013 energy reform.



This intern will conduct in-depth research and analysis of policy, regulations, and market dynamics in Mexico’s energy sector. Analysis will be focused on developments in the private and public sector, with an emphasis on government decisions related to Mexico’s energy reform. In addition to domestic coverage, the intern will monitor international news affecting the Mexican hydrocarbons, electricity, and renewable energy industries.

The Energy Sector Intern will work alongside EMRPA analysts to develop reports, publications and presentations. The intern will also perform basic statistical analysis and create visual representations of data. From time to time, the intern may also be asked to provide support to EMPRA analysts in other fields.



  • Currently enrolled in, or with a recent degree from an undergraduate (licenciatura) program in economics, public policy, political science, or a related field
  • Fluent in English, with excellent writing skills and knowledge of technical terms
  • Proficient in Spanish
  • Comfortable using Excel
  • Experience using applied econometrics is highly valued
  • Familiarity with economic journalism and legal aspects of the energy sector are a plus
  • Previous research experience is preferred
  • Candidates should demonstrate a clear line of interest and knowledge of Mexico’s energy sector.

Application Requirements:

Candidates who fit these requirements should submit a cover letter, resume, and a short sample of past research/writing (all in English) to

Please include “EMPRA Energy Analyst Application – [LAST NAME]” in the subject line of the email.

Interviews will be conducted in English and Spanish.

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