Monday, July 24, 2017

Research Internship - US-China Business Council

The US-China Business Council research arm seeks an intern to assist with research and analysis. The job is a paid internship requiring a 35-hour per week commitment at USCBC’s Washington, DC, office for a period of no less than six months and no more than one year. Starting pay is $11.50 per hour. Applicant must have US work authorization for the internship; CPT and OPT holders are encouraged to apply.
Duties include: 
  • Researching China-related business issues
  • Conducting independent research in support of full-time staff on a wide array of business and regulatory issues
  • Completing written translations in Chinese and English
  • Preparing daily reports in English of a variety of Chinese government and press sources
  • Researching and writing for USCBC’s biweekly newsletter China Market Intelligence and magazine China Business Review
  • Assisting in hosting and supporting USCBC events, including member briefings and roundtables, Chinese government delegations, and major programs such as USCBC Gala, Annual Meeting, and Forecast. 
  • Assisting full-time staff with administrative tasks such as arranging our conference room for programming, updating our member database, and other duties
Required Qualifications
  • Graduate degree or enrollment in a graduate program strongly preferred, although recent undergraduates may be considered
  • Knowledge of US-China economic and commercial issues, as well as a basic understanding of international economics and business terminology
  • Professional Chinese-language fluency, with a focus on reading and writing
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Commitment to work 35 hours per week for a minimum of six months; one-year commitment preferred
  • Strong, demonstrated research experience
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks at a time
  • Strong research, analytical, and writing skills; and knowledge of PRC political/economic systems
Application Materials
  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter (indicate legal work status and availability both in terms of dates and hours per week)
  3. Contact information for three references
  4. Brief writing sample (2-5 pages)
Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately; position is open until filled with an estimated start date as early as August or September 2017.
Submission Guidelines: Please submit materials via email to Please reference “BAS Internship” in the subject line of your email.

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