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March 29, 2021

To: Prospective Offerors

The US Consulate General Merida release of business opportunity
March 2021

The U.S. Consulate General Merida is releasing a business opportunity for contractors to provide 

The Daily News Summary Report.
The Contractor shall develop a daily Spanish language media monitoring report called “Merida 
news summary” which is a comprehensive daily summary of news related to the U.S. Consulate, Merida,  
local news on economic issues, security issues or policy issues of U.S. interest.  
News headlines of the day and most relevant news from Quintana Roo, Campeche and Yucatan local 
news from print media, online, television, and radio  (as needed) . The news summary in Spanish should 
be submitted electronically with links to the stories and formatted in a pre-established template to the 
Public Affairs Section no later than 9:00 AM Monday through Friday.
The Scope of Work  may be found here:  <<here>>

Responses must be in English. Incomplete offers / responses will not be considered.
Questions: Please contact MeridaProcurement@state.gov for details before Thursday March 29 
at 15:00 hrs.
This notice will be active from March 19, 2021 to April 5, 2021.
Payment details <<here>>
Questions should be directed to MeridaProcurement@state.gov

U.S. Department of State Foreign National Student Intern Program

The Foreign National Student Intern Program is designed for students who are non-U.S. citizens
 seeking internships with the U.S. Consulate Merida. 
This program benefits both the Consulate and students by providing the Foreign National student 
with valuable experience in a Consulate environment and by assisting the Mission in accomplishing 
their goals. Interns will not receive compensation, benefits, or have any future employment rights.
Student Eligibility Criteria
  • Only students in Mexico who are non-U.S. Citizens are eligible for Foreign National Student Internships. American citizens or individuals with claim to American citizenship are not eligible for this position. American students interested in student internships should apply to the programs found on the Internships for U.S. Citizens page.
  • Students must be enrolled, not less than half time in a trade school, technical or vocational institute, junior college, college, university or comparable recognized institute.
  • Students must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Students must be in good academic standing (minimum of 8.0 is required) at his/her current educational institution and provide a certified transcript to verify it and must provide written permission from the educational institution in which the student is enrolled.
  • English proficiency score English level III: TOEFL ITP/PBT – 540 + TOEFL IBT – 76+ TOEIC PBT – 650+ or request Consulate English Assessment.
  • Students must pass a medical exam and a U.S. non-sensitive security clearance.
Students Applying for Intern Positions

To be eligible for consideration for an Intern position, students must submit documentation 
prior to the closing date on the Vacancy Announcement:


Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. 
Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified:

  1. Complete the Statement of Interest. Should include the student’s objectives and motivations in seeking an internship and how their academic courses and other experiences relate to the U.S. Mission’s goals/office needs.
  2. Sign the U.S. Department Of State Gratuitous Service Agreement (Page 9).
  3.  The intern needs to have a written request and permission from her/his university at which the student is enrolled before accepting the internship
  4. Provide a transcript of grades. A minimum GPA of 8.0 is required.
  5. Submit TOEFL/TOEIC English proficiency score English level III: TOEFL ITP/PBT – 540+ TOEFL iBT – 76+ TOEIC PBT – 650+ or request Consulate English assessment.
  6. Submit all documents to MeridaHR@state.gov
The forms mentioned above can be found on: Merida | U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico