Remote Opportunities

See a brief presentation about our Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 opportunities here

Mentoring and Language Acquisition (MLAB) in Brazil

Next Deadline: September 26, 2021

MLAB is open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate students who would like to participate in a 3,5-month long virtual mentorship program - which includes virtual immersion activities in Brazil - designed to help high need Brazilian youth develop confidence, critical thinking, and English language skills.

More about MLAB

Independent Experience Stipend

Next Deadline: Rolling monthly
DRCLAS offers currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to apply for funding to support a remote internship experience in the field/industry of their choice. The experience must engage with Latin America for a minimum of 8 weeks during the full academic year + summer and be crafted independently by the applicant. 

More about IES

Indigenous Language Study Stipend

The DRCLAS Indigenous Language Study Stipend supports Harvard students in pursuing substantive programming geared at developing or improving indigenous language skills which relate to the region.

  • Only indigenous languages spoken throughout Latin America and/or the Caribbean qualify.

  • Students must independently identify and secure their own program, and commit to its entirety.

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and in good standing at the University.

  • Applicants must submit budget information detailing program costs accurately.

  • Programs must be held remotely during AY 21-22. No travel will be sponsored through this stipend.

Currently enrolled students in good standing may apply to the grant via CARAT.

- Click here for the graudate student grant.

Click here for the undergraduate student grant.

Complete the application on CARAT with the following:

  • Current Semester's Transcript

  • Resume

  • Budget w/ Expenses Relating to Program Costs

    • Applicants should submit a detailed budget (made through and spreadsheet) to demonstrate the expenses related to their language study program.

  • Proof of Contact/Communication with Program (or enrollment, if possible)

    • Ideally, applicants will demonstrate Proof of Enrollment in the program. In the case that applicants cannot officially enroll without funding, proof of communication with the organization and intention of enrollment is acceptable.

Remote Winternships in Latin America (J-Term)

Deadline to apply: November 1st,  2021 
The Remote Winternship Program enables Harvard University students the opportunity to engage in semi-structured professional programming throughout winter session (J-Term). The winternship program works to foster an international, professional enrichment experience, teach about Latin American culture, and promote the advancement of Spanish language skills. 

More about Winternships

Puerto Rico Winter Institute

Next Deadline: October 11, 2021

This program, planned to be in-person during January 2022, is a multi-day seminar in partnership with the College of Humanities at the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras (UPR). The program is led by UPR Professor Pedro Reina Perez. 

More About Puerto Rico Winter Institute

Remote Summer Program (RSP)

The Remote Summer Program (RSP) enables Harvard University students the opportunity to engage in semi-structured professional programming. The RSP works to foster an international, professional enrichment experience, teach about Latin American culture, and promote the advancement of Spanish and Portuguese language skills. 

More about RSP

Government Department Chair's Traveling Fund for Brazil

Next Deadline: March 2022
The Department of Government at Harvard University and the Brazil Studies Program & Brazil Office of Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies are partnering to offer an enriching remote internship experience with Brazilian host organizations to two highly qualified Government concentrators.

More about Government Department Chair's Traveling Fund

Pre-texts Opportunity

Pre-Texts is a transversal pedagogy through that works like acupuncture by touching a creative nerve.

“Make art from this text and reflect on the process,” stimulates cognitive and creative capacities to enhance work in education, public health, enterprise, violence prevention, etc.

DRCLAS student participants are invited to add Pre-Texts training to their summer plans, and to consider new Pre-texts opportunities here.

See more information about Pre-texts here.

Apply here by February 8.

Questions? Contact Abby Miranker.


Contact Rachel Murray-Crawford, Assistant Director of Student Programs