The AKE International team is drawn from a variety of disciplines, including former military, law enforcement, commerce, academia and intelligence. Ranging from non-government organisations to multinational corporations, our expertise covers the full spectrum of business risks from conception and planning to delivery.

AKE Remote Internship Scheme

AKE International is recruiting for a four-month remote, voluntary internship scheme for a position on AKE’s Latin America desk.

Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Contribute to updating AKE’s online country intelligence platform Global Intake, including kidnap and ransom.
  • Assist in political risk consulting projects.


  • Specialist interest in Latin America and a familiarity with political, economic and security trends in the region.
  • Excellent command of written English, a demonstrable background in international politics and/ or security and preferably be working towards a master’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • As this is a remote programme, applicants must have reliable internet access.
  • Availability to commit around 10 hours per week to the internship.
  • Proficiency in Spanish and/ or Portuguese is preferred.

Please note that while this is voluntary scheme, AKE aims to provide applicants with feedback and training as well as help and advice with future careers.

Applicants should email a CV, a short cover letter and a relevant writing sample of no more than 350 words to clearly stating the position they are applying for in the email subject line. Applicants may then be tasked with a writing exercise to assess their suitability for the scheme.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

*Please note AKE will only contact successful candidates*