Thursday, May 3, 2012

Internship with Bridging Nations

Asian Studies Intern
Bridging Nations, a non-partisan policy and education organization, is seeking bright, motivated interns to start immediately. We are seeking interns with a background in Asian studies, specifically with experience of Chinese government and leadership. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience/knowledge of Chinese leadership, the Communist Chinese Party Structure and Mandarin language skills.
Asian Studies Interns will be working within, though not limited to, the policy division of Bridging Nations.
Work will focus on international affairs and policy, specifically India-China-US relation, research and publish work on Chinese government and leadership affairs, courses and events related to the newly launched India-China Center, and preparing for the upcoming Chinese delegation sponsored by Bridging Nations. Interns will have a chance to research policy, write policy briefs, contribute to research publications and plan & attend events. In addition, Asian Studies interns will write about their research findings for short articles, newsletters, website posts, etc.
The successful candidate will have:
  • 3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or higher
  • Very strong research and writing skills
  • Strong computer and organizational skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Applications
  • Ability to multi-task and remain organized
  • Graphic design/web design skills a plus
  • Comfortable assisting with and assuming responsibility for routine office tasks
  • Mandarin language skills
  • Knowledge of broader South Asian politics and leadership, particularly China and India.
Start date and end date are flexible but we would like the intern to start as soon as possible. Hours are approximately 20 to 40 hours per week during office hours (Monday through Friday 9 am to 5:30 pm) To apply please submit, a resume, brief cover letter, unofficial transcript(s) and writing sample (max 3 pages) to:


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