Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Spring Internship Opportunity

Spring Analyst
Desired Start Date: January 2, 2017
Approximate Hours Per Week: 40
Duration: 5 months
Stipend: $3000/month
Washington, D.C.
DEADLINE: November 15, 2016

The Asia Group, LLC (TAG) is accepting applications for spring analysts based in our Washington, DC office. Led by Dr. Kurt Campbell, Nirav Patel, and a team of partners (Brian Andrews, Rexon Ryu, Jing Vivatrat, and Sharon Yuan), TAG is an international strategic and capital advisory firm that supports Fortune 500 corporations and organizations with business interests in the Asia-Pacific region. TAG clients cover a broad range of industries, including: energy/extractives, ICT, aerospace and defense, autos, civil aviation, financial services, pharmaceuticals, transportation, entertainment, and hospitality.
The Asia Group is looking for highly motivated candidates who either have or are working toward an MBA or Master’s degree in international economics or a related field. Analysts work closely with partner-led client teams and play key roles in supporting the firm’s research, analysis, and client engagement. The ideal candidate commands a strong understanding of macroeconomics, political dynamics, and business climates across multiple Asian markets.

  • Conduct industry, political, and economic research and analysis
  • Draft memos, reports, and briefing materials for clients
  • Track market and industry developments impacting client equities
  • Assist in website and social media content management
  • Provide logistical and event support for client engagements

  • Outstanding research and writing skills
  • Self-starter and ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong grasp of business strategy fundamentals, particularly in emerging markets
  • Analytical expertise in several Asia-Pacific markets
  • Strong attention to detail and excel under tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications – demonstrated fluency in Excel and other statistical languages a plus
  • Team player with eagerness for professional development

Desired Focus and Expertise:
  • Demonstrated economic and political expertise in China, Japan, India, or Southeast Asia
  • Proficiency in Mandarin or Japanese a strong plus

Application Process
DEADLINE:November 15, 2016
For the spring period, analysts are expected to commit 40 hours a week from January to May. The position is paid and candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, a two-page analytical writing sample, and most recent academic transcript to info@the-asia-group.com by November 15, 2016.
Contact Information
Nadia Bulkin
Senior Associate
The Asia Group

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