Language: Have completed Spanish IV at MIT or demonstrate an equivalent level by the start of the internship, if you are not sure of your level contact us.
Standing at MIT: You must have a grade-point average of at least 4.0 or better.
Recommendations: You will need to submit two written recommendations.
Take one Mexico related Course (strongly recommended): Take an MIT or Harvard Course on Mexico or Latin America. MIT courses such as:
17.145 (HASS-S) Fall 2011 course. PE of Technology & Development in Latin America
21F.084J Introduction to Latin American Studies
21F.711 Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition: Perspectives on Techonolgy and Culture
21F.739 Twenieth and Twenty-First Century Hispanic and American Literature
21F.714 Spanish for Bilingual Students
Grad students are exempt from the formal language requirement. However, they are strongly urged to learn the language, and a basic knowledge is required by many of our hosts.