Carnegie Council Asia Dialogues Research Internnship – Spring 2017
Application Deadline: Friday, January 6, 2017.
By conducting original, empirical research and facilitating educational exchange, the Asia Dialogues Program seeks to advance ethical inquiry around contentions within Asia and the United States. Carnegie Council is seeking a part-time intern to conduct research for the Asia Dialogues program starting in January 2017.
The intern’s main responsibilities include:
- Conducting research on various topics within international affairs, foreign policy, business, economics, and ethical theory
- Administrative support as needed for meetings, outreach, and other program business Researching potential partners; maintaining an outreach database
- Researching and identifying potential interviewees for Carnegie Council productions
- Providing staff support at Carnegie Council events
This is a great opportunity for a serious, driven student looking to work on a hands-on assignment with clear goals and outputs. Depending on ability/capacity, interns may have additional opportunities to work within the organization on other research and production projects. Interns will also have opportunities to attend Carnegie Council events and meetings, learn about various departments within a well-established ethics/foreign policy organization, and pitch project ideas.
- Graduate student in Asian Studies, political science, international relations, or other relevant field of study
- Expertise in U.S. / Asia relations is required
- Complex research skills; strong familiarity with MS Word and Excel
- Excellent written communication skills
- Interest in and strong knowledge of global politics and international affairs issues
- Well-organized, reliable, close attention to detail, ability to remain organized while working on multiple projects and meeting tight deadlines
- Previous internship experience desirable
- Applicants should demonstrate strong academic standing and knowledge of international affairs.
- Candidates with strong research and writing skills are preferred.
- Internships are open to U.S. citizens and to qualified foreign students.
- The Carnegie Council is an equal opportunity employer and as such follows EOE guidelines in intern selection.
- This is an unpaid internship. School credit can be arranged and a transportation stipend of $25 a day will be provided.
- The Carnegie Council require a minimum commitment of 15 hours a week during the spring semester.
1) You may only apply for one type of internship per semester.
2) In your cover letter, please state clearly the position for which you would like to be considered.
3) Instead of using the online application form, please e-mail a cover letter and a copy of your resume to Internship Coordinator Billy Pickett at firstname.lastname@example.org
4) Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews at the conclusion of the review process.
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