Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Asia Catalyst Internships

Fall 2010 Internships- Asia Catalyst

Asia Catalyst seeks three interns in New York City and Washington, D.C. for fall 2010. Interns at Asia Catalyst work independently on projects and have input into every aspect of our work. We seek self-starters with a passion for social justice and rule of law who will be an active part of the organization.

1) Graduate researcher, Advocacy – This graduate or law student will conduct research and write a short report on government relations with NGOs. Strong candidates should be generally familiar with the U.S. government and have some nonprofit advocacy background. They should also be experienced at conducting research and should write well. Candidates in either D.C. or NY are welcome to apply.

2) Graduate researcher, Human Rights in Asia – This graduate or law student will conduct online research into current issues in rights advocacy in South and Southeast Asia, and will contribute short articles and columns for our website, Asia Report (http://www.yazhoudiaocha.com/: the website is in Chinese and translation is provided separately). Strong candidates should have some background in the subject of human rights in Asia, should be experienced at conducting online research, should write well, and be able to work well independently. Candidates may be based in the U.S. or in Asia.

(There is information on two more internships based in New York. If you are interested, please go to Asia Catalyst's website or contact Erin for the details at robin_ee@gwu.edu)

Note: All graduate and undergraduate interns work for 10 hours per week, attend an orientation training, and assist with events and other administrative work. Please write to info@asiacatalyst.org with a resume and 1-page cover letter in English describing your experience and qualifications, and provide contact information for two references. Applicants who do not include these materials will not be considered. We will only contact applicants we wish to interview. We will accept applications on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Asia Catalyst (http://www.asiacatalyst.org/) is a New York-based nonprofit that partners with activists in Asia to inspire, create and launch innovative, self-sustaining programs and organizations that advance human rights, social justice and environmental protection.

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