Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Internship: Asia Business

Asia Business Internship- Fall 2016
 Duration: 3 months to 1 year
Hourly wage: $10
Flexible Hours
Bethesda, Maryland

DEADLINE: November 30, 2016

Asia Business Internship (Current College Students) – Fall 2016
Pacific Bridge Medical (PBM) is an international medical consulting firm focused on Asia (www.pacificbridgemedical.com). PBM assists medical companies with regulatory issues and business development in Asia.
PBM is currently seeking college students in the Washington DC area who are interested in Asian business issues. This is an outstanding opportunity to be a key player at the company and to learn in a fast-paced business environment. All the work done at PBM involves Asia and business in Asia, so this is an excellent chance for those interested in the region to put their knowledge to practice.
This internship will be in a fast paced environment with abundant room to grow and perform.
All travel expenses will be reimbursed and after one month of being employed, pay will be based on performance. Starting compensation: $10/hr. Exceptional performance with an opportunity for a raise
  • Research/Writing on Asia medical topics
  • Assist with medical consulting projects
  • Assist with marketing reports and Google analytics
  • Database work
  • Other related duties as required

  • Must have at least a 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Must be extremely detail oriented
  • Must have a strong interest in Asia (majoring in Asian studies, taken courses on Asia, or studied Asian languages)
  • Must be hardworking, dedicated, loyal, and able to multi-task
  • Must have strong English skills

Application Process
DEADLINE:November 30, 2016
Interested candidates should review our website at www.pacificbridgemedical.com to learn more about our business. Please send your resume and a detailed cover letter explaining what skills you can bring to our company and your interest in this position to Kandace Nguyen atkandacefu@pacificbridgemedical.com. Resumes received without cover letters referencing this specific position will not be considered. No phone calls please.

Requested Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Writing Sample
  • Unofficial Transcript

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Internship: China

Data Analyst / HR Partner / Marketing Intern

 Industry: Consulting
Duration: 3-6 months
30-40 hours per week
Stipend: RMB1000-3000
Shanghai area, China, People's Republic of

DEADLINE: September 30, 2016 

It is one of the leading financial consulting companies to work with company management to reduce employee turnover rates through efficient management methods.
Marketing Intern
  • Assist in the development and execution of a marketing strategy for the company
  • Conduct research and assist in the development of compelling sales and marketing framework (including product documents, white papers, legal opinions and case studies) to engage and educate customers, energize the market around new products and features, and generate in-bound leads
  • Assist in the management of all advertising activities, optimizing search and social ads, webinars, trade shows, email marketing, social events, newsletters, press releases etc
  • Assist in the management of the Companies PR campaigns and corporate presence including content, video presentations, PPT presentations, brochure design, logo, website, client interfacing etc
Your profile:
  • 1. Happy, positive, and “can do” attitude
  • 2. Clever, ambitious, creative and able to innovate
  • 3. Excellent communication skills in verbal and written form 
  • 4. Knowledge of Adobe products or other design software a plus
  • 5. College graduate with a degree in marketing or international trade
  • 6. Fluent either in English with conversational level Mandarin or Mandarin with proficient English

Data Analyst 

  • Conduct research and do data analysis to support product development, improve customer satisfaction, and optimize sales & marketing materials, primarily to engage and educate customers, energize the market around new products and features, and generate in-bound leads
  • Collect and analyze end-user’s consumption and platform usage data
  •  Develop analysis reports for both our company and our clients to understand their employee’s consumption habits and how to consistently improve their quality of life
Your profile:
  • 1. Bachelor’s or currently enrolled
  • 2. Excellent data analysis skills; high responsibility
  • 3. Innovative thinking; willing to learn and be creative
HR Partner 

  • Be responsible for design and development of compelling internal and external newsletters (including good HR practices, company activities, legal opinions and case studies) to engage and educate employees
  •  Conduct external market research on employee engagement and share on company platform (white papers, articles, and thoughts)
  • Assist in the management of all employee activities, organization of HR webinars, social events, newsletters, press releases etc. and prepare public speaking presentations
  • Assist in the management of the Company’s presence including company culture, key values, and structural design

Your profile:
1. Bachelor’s or currently enrolled
2. Good design skill, excellent article writing skill, good taste
3. Clever, ambitious, creative and able to innovate
4. Excellent communication skills in verbal and written form
5. Both English and Mandarin proficiency

Application Process
DEADLINE:September 30, 2016 

Apply Now! Pls. email your CV with cover letter to us at info@focusonchina.cn, indicating your qualification for the position and starting date, duration or visit http://www.focusonchina.cn/Internship/2013/0626/Apply.html for online application. Upon receipt of your application, we will invite the shortlisted candidates for Skype interview by email. 
Your trip to China will be a great contribution to your career!

Interest but have a question, please. feel free to email: cindy@focusonchina.cn for more details. 

Summer Internship

National Security Agency Intelligence and Language Analysis Internships-Summer 2017

U.S. National Security Agency (NSA)
Fort Meade, Maryland 

DEADLINE: October 9, 2016 

The National Security Agency (NSA) employs some of the most intelligent people in the intelligence business. Our professionals work diligently to protect our nations information systems, gather and analyze foreign intelligence, and solve a number of challenges not found in the private sector. 

Spend your summer in an intense and exciting 12-week internship in either Intelligence Analysis (IA) or Foreign Language Analysis (LA). You will gain practical experience while putting your skills to work in the U.S. Intelligence Community, working for the world's technology leader and top cryptologic organization. IA/LA Internships are located in the Baltimore, MD/Washington, DC area and open to both undergraduate and graduate students nearing their final year of study.
Both programs present unparalleled access to the tools and methods used by professional analysts to gather intelligence and access to the professionals themselves. Training is combined with an apprenticeship to senior NSA intel/language analysts where interns can see first hand how the work is done.

The Intelligence Analysis (Job ID #1070634) and Language Analysis (Job ID #1071633) programs are looking for students in the following fields of study: International Affairs/Politics/Relations, Intelligence/Security Studies, Regional Studies, Economics, Decision/Information/Data Science, Multiple courses in computer science, networking, technology or telecommunications 

*Language Analysis Program applicants must have proficiency in one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, and/or Russian

Applications for both programs are accepted from May 15 through Oct. 15, 2016. All internships are paid salary commensurate with education level and occur between mid-May and mid-August 2017.

All internships are paid - salary is commensurate with education level
Annual leave, sick leave, and paid federal holidays
Travel reimbursement available for students attending schools in excess of 75 miles from Ft. Meade, MD
Subsidized housing accommodations available upon request if school is in excess of 75 miles from Ft. Meade, MD
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be eligible to be granted a security clearance
  • Must have at least one semester or quarter of college study after the internship
  • Must be available for an operational interview, testing, and other applicable processing intermittently between June 2016 and January 2017

Application Process
DEADLINE:October 9, 2016 


Requested Documents:
  • Unofficial Transcript 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Internship Opportunity

McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship Program Spring 2017

 16 hours (minimum) per week for 12 weeks
Stipend: $1000
Washington, DC 

DEADLINE: November 15, 2016 at 6 pm Eastern

McGuireWoods LLP, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), and the NAPABA Law Foundation (NLF) invite you to apply for the McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship Program. The Program supports students interested in the legal profession and helps students develop a commitment to advocacy on behalf of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community. 

Internship Placement
The Program seeks to achieve these goals by providing undergraduate students with meaningful internship experiences at the NAPABA and NLF offices in Washington, D.C.

The intern will be awarded a stipend of $1,000 for the internship duration of 16 hours per week (minimum) for 12 weeks. Funding for this program is generously provided by McGuireWoods LLP
  • Conducting research on issues affecting APAs and the legal profession
  • Coordinating the activities of NAPABA’s committees on civil rights, immigration, community service, and pro bono issues
  • Attending events and meetings in the APA and legal community
  • Assisting with the planning and execution of special events such as the annual convention and lobby day
  • Performing other tasks to support NAPABA/NLF staff as necessary. Up to 50% of the intern’s time may be spent on projects for NLF

  •  High degrees of resourcefulness, problem-solving, and initiative
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Interest in law, events, and/or public policy

Application Process
DEADLINE:November 15, 2016 

To apply, email a cover letter, résumé, list of three references, and a writing sample in a single PDF document to AuriaJoy Asaria at aasaria@napaba.org with the subject line “McGuireWoods/NLF Undergraduate Internship.” The cover letter should discuss your interest in working at NAPABA and/or working on issues of importance to the APA community. Deadline to submit an application is November 15 at 6 p.m. Eastern.

Requested Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Writing Sample 
  • List of References

Internship Opportunity: TEEA

Trade, Economic, and Energy Affairs (TEEA) Internship

3-6 Months
Approximate Hours Per Week: 20-40
Hourly Wage: $13
Washington, DC 

DEADLINE: October 14, 2016

The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) is seeking paid, full- and part-time interns for 3-6 months to join the Trade, Economic, and Energy Affairs (TEEA) group starting in the fall of 2016. The minimum is three months, but priority is given to those who are available longer. The intern will focus on a variety of TEEA programs, including but not limited to the Energy Security Program and the Pacific Energy Summit. This internship is supervised by the TEEA senior director.

Project & Work Descriptions

NBR’s Energy Security Program convenes senior policy and industry leaders and Asia energy specialists to engage in high-level discussions of Asia’s energy policies and their implications for geopolitics. Experts share insights and recommendations through a number of channels, including roundtables, a spring workshop, NBR’s annual Energy Security Report, and a public fall launch. 

TEEA interns have the opportunity to work closely with project managers and senior experts on all aspects of the Program, including: preparing program and event materials; maintaining registration lists; assisting with travel, outreach, and event logistics; and supporting program research needs. 

Launched in 2009, NBR’s annual Pacific Energy Summit is an invitation-only event that convenes leaders from government, business, and research to explore innovative solutions to the dual challenges of rising energy demand and climate change. Every year, the Summit engages more than 200 senior policy and industry leaders, representing over 25 countries. By bridging the commercial, public, and nonprofit sectors, the Summit informs policy and inspires collaboration to help support sustainable economic development. Key deliverables for the series include the annual Summit, working papers, policy interviews, final report, and Capitol Hill report launch. 

For the Summit series, TEEA interns provide administrative, outreach, and logistical support for the annual Summit; the Capitol Hill discussion and launch of the Summit findings; and roundtables and briefings. Core responsibilities include: conducting background research as necessary, preparing event materials, maintaining registration lists, tracking and following-up on invitations, and assisting with travel and event logistics.

Additionally, interns will support TEEA on other group-related activities, and work closely with project managers and senior experts in developing and managing roundtables, logistics, and outreach, particularly on energy and economic engagement. 
  • Event Planning: Providing administrative support to conferences, workshops, presentations, and briefings (drafting agendas and invitations; assisting with travel, accommodation, and venue arrangements; note-taking, etc.)
  • Project Assistance: Drafting, reviewing, fact-checking, proofreading, and formatting documents related to TEEA programs, including but not limited to briefing materials, agendas, website content, key thematic issues, and related publications and/or other materials as appropriate
  • Research Support: Providing substantive research assistance for project teams and scholars, including gathering articles on current events and background on key individuals, attending and summarizing local events on trade and energy, conducting an interview with an expert in the TEEA field
  • Publications Support: Reviewing, fact-checking, proofreading, and formatting publications; assisting with publications distribution (including mailings), etc
  • Database Administration: Maintaining and updating project databases; data entry and research for institutional and project databases
  • Phone Support: Answering incoming calls to the organization
  • Other: Participating in and supporting other NBR activities as needed

  • Upperclassman BA student, current MA student, or recent graduate preferred, working towards or holding a relevant degree
  • The ideal applicant should be a motivated self-starter who can work independently or as part of a team; pay acute attention to detail; be organized; work well under pressure; and have excellent written, oral, and research skills
  • S/he must have substantive expertise on specific countries and issues (substantive knowledge and/or language skills) and must be able to understand each project’s scope/relevance in order to work effectively with scholars and other stakeholders

Application Process
DEADLINE:October 14, 2016

The deadline for applications is Friday, October 14th, however, qualified applications received first will be given priority. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To apply, submit the following to Grace DeMun:

• Application form (http://www.nbr.org/Downloads/pdfs/NBR/application.pdf)
• Cover letter that details your qualifications, interests, and availability
• Resume
• A brief writing sample on a topic related to your field of study
• Contact information of three references, including name, title, affiliation, relationship to you, phone number, email address

Ms. Grace DeMun
The National Bureau of Asian Research
Phone: (206) 632-7370
Email: employment@nbr.org

Requested Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Other Documents

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Internship Opportunity: Japan

English Teaching Internship (TESOL) in Japan at Ibaraki Christian University 

Unpaid Internship
Hours Per Week: 25 or more
Duration: minimum of 8 weeks
Hitachi, Japan

DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

In the teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) internship program, interns help undergraduate English majors in Japan to improve their English. Interns will work with students in and outside of the classroom to help them academically, provide communication practice and create opportunities where students can use their English in nonacademic settings such as playing games, sports and other extracurricular activities. Interns will learn how to plan, execute and improve these activities through working with students and university professors. They will also learn how to be effective educators in English as a foreign language settings. We are looking for interested students who would like to do an international internship related to teaching English as a foreign language and Asian culture. We welcome students of all religious faiths and cultures and secular humanists. If you are interested in this unpaid internship position in Ibaraki, Japan, please visit http://www.gendaieigo.info/internship for more information. Please note that the position is ongoing and applications are welcome at all times. 

Keywords: Japan, Japanese, Asia, Asian, TESOL, TEFL, teacher, English, internship, intern, educator, culture
  • Must be a college or university student
  • Be fluent in English
  • Have excellent communication skills 
  • Be interested in international and intercultural exchange in Japan and Asia.
Application Process
DEADLINE:April 30, 2017

Please visit http://www.gendaieigo.info/internshipand follow the links for more information and to download an application form. Inquiries should be addressed to english_intern@icc.ac.jp . 

Requested Documents:
  • Resume
  • Other Documents

Job Opportunity: Asia

Manager, Asia, Family Planning 2020

Full-Time Job
Annual Salary
Washington, DC 

DEADLINE: October 24, 2016

Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) is a global partnership with the goal of enabling 120 million more women and girls to access and use contraceptives by 2020. FP2020 supports the rights of women and girls to decide, freely and for themselves, whether, when and how many children they want to have. FP2020 provides a platform to enhance information sharing and to support the coordination of efforts across the larger FP2020 community to advance access to family planning information, services and contraceptives under the guiding principles of rights, quality, equity, and voluntarism. The FP2020 Secretariat is hosted by the United Nations Foundation.

FP2020 is now structured to support, strengthen and accelerate country-led programs.

Under the direction of the Country Support Director, the Manager will play a key role to execute against the updated strategic approach of the FP2020 Platform for Asia. The updated approach increases the level of effort supporting coordination and problem solving at the country/regional level with the overarching goal to enhance the ability of women and girls to access and use family planning information and services. The Asia Manager reports to the Country Support Director, FP2020 and will supervise an Associate.
Engagement with Partners and Stakeholders

  • Under the supervision of the Country Support Director, and in collaboration with FP2020 Core Conveners, Country-based Focal Points and Regional Country Managers, contribute to the development of country-level action plans for a set of high focus countries in Asia
  • Under the supervision of the Country Support Director, and in cooperation with Focal Points, support evidence-based dialogue and decisions with national governments and country-level partners in Asia
  • Contribute to sharing advocacy-based innovations to improve access to affordable, quality family planning commodities at the country level (such as communicating market innovations and incorporation of market innovations in country family planning plans)
  • Under the supervision of the Country Support Director, contribute to country/regional-level sharing of effective practices, lessons learned and available tools across the Asia countries
  • Under the supervision of the Country Support Director, assist with coordination with relevant external partners and proactively identify opportunities for collaboration with new partners to advance FP2020 goals
  • ontribute to preparing and disseminating data, lessons learned, and best practices from the FP2020 community/partnership
Program Management
  • Collaborate within FP2020 to contribute to the development and implementation of the updated FP2020 approach to supporting FP2020 efforts in Asia at the country and regional levels
    •  will include design of an internal performance dashboard with performance indicators and granular milestones.
  • Provide support to deliver on cross-cutting FP2020 Secretariat functions in Asia
  • Under the supervision of the Country Support Director, contribute to annual work plans and budgets to provide value-added support via the FP2020 Platform to accelerate country progress in Asia
    •  Prepare regular work plan reviews and timely reports on progress/challenges using the internal performance dashboard
  • Liaise closely with the Data & Performance Management Director to monitor country progress towards achieving and fulfilling country commitments and, as needed, suggest realignment of Country Support Initiative work plans and efforts in Asia
  • Coordinate with the Global Advocacy staff to ensure FP2020 country activities are deeply grounded in a rights-based approach
  • Coordinate with Communications staff to support development of communications tools and messaging and the FP2020 Annual Report
  • Under the supervision of the Country Support Director, contribute to decisions on optimal allocation of resources, proper documentation, tracking, and monitoring of Country Support Initiatives activities across Asia with other relevant grants administration and finance staff
  • Under the supervision of the Country Support Director, manage Asia-related contracts/contractors
  • Under the supervision of the Country Support Director, support high quality reporting to senior leadership of FP2020 and the UN Foundation as needed
  • Work closely with the Rapid Response Mechanism Manager and Associate regarding review of applications and monitoring of funded projects in Asian countries
External Relations and Communications
  • Under the supervision of the Country Support Director, contribute to FP2020 Reference Group meetings by documenting progress and key challenges, and by drafting clear and concise executive summaries of Asian Country achievements and challenges
  • Participate in FP2020 external events, meetings, and on task teams. Identify opportunities, events, and conferences to highlight FP2020 achievements, especially Asian country achievements
  • Contribute to the development of FP2020's global accountability infrastructure as well as analysis of data; development of the FP2020 annual report on performance and activities
  • Collaborate with relevant FP2020 staff to develop content for internal and external communications for the Asian Countries within the Country Support Initiative and FP2020 overall
  • Oversee the drafting of relevant Asian Country Support Initiative inputs to meet reporting requirements for donors

  • Bachelor's degree(s) in public health, public policy, international development, business administration, economics or other directly related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience
  • Professional background in global health or development, with a deep experience in international reproductive health and family planning preferred
  • Project management expertise
  • Prior experience working in residence in developing countries preferred, especially in any of the 11 countries in Asia portfolio (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Lao, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Vietnam)
  • Experience in working with multi-stakeholder partnerships including donors, multi-lateral agencies, developing countries and civil society organizations
    • Knowledge and familiarity with the United Nations and International Reproductive Health partnerships a plus
  • Proven record of coordinating development partners and managing effective mechanisms for monitoring and reporting at global, regional, and country levels
  • Ability to think strategically and drive project implementation
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and cultural competencies
  • Excellent writing, editing, communications, and research capabilities
  • Strong spoken, analytical and writing skills with advanced knowledge of and proficiency in the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Fluent in English
    • Proficiency in another language highly desirable
  • Willingness to travel (up to 20% time)
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams and personnel under pressure
  • Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy

Application Process