Applications are open for the CSIS Research Intern – Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics 2020.
Deadline: December 8, 2019
About CSIS Research Intern – CSIS Internship (CSIS)
The Chair of the CSIS Trustee in Chinese Business and Economics is dedicated to providing the political community with thought leadership on the development of the economy of China and its consequences for industries and other countries. Our work–research, publications, events & outreach–focuses on the intersection of China’s economy, the technology world, relationships between the US and China, and global governance.
During the period from January 13, 2020 to May 29, 2020, the Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics is looking for a full-time or part-time paying research intern who can provide dedicated support for research and analysis. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, competent, and will have a strong interest in China’s domestic and international political economy.
CSIS Research Intern – CSIS Internship (CSIS)
The research intern makes supportive contributions to the research agenda of the Chairholder and research associate through research, data analysis, writing, and management of the program’s microsite and other publications. Special attention will be on the program’s China Innovation Policy Series (CIPS).
Responsibilities for CSIS Research Intern – CSIS Internship (CSIS)
- Assisting in research, analysis, and writing for articles, event summaries, and other such projects as dictated by program needs
- Assisting in spot and background research
- Managing program’s databases
- Curating Trustee Chair social media
- Monitoring events in Chinese domestic and international policy, and reporting daily
- Providing logistical and administrative support for ongoing programs and projects
- Assisting in event planning and staffing
- Performing a variety of other Trustee Chair related duties as assigned
Eligibility for CSIS Research Intern – CSIS Internship (CSIS)
- Current undergraduate seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates. Applicants currently enrolled in or those that have recently completed a master’s degree are preferred.
- Must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) from an accredited U.S. institution or equivalent from a non-U.S. institution
- Must be eligible to work in the United States
- Must be able to commit to 20 or 35 hours a week
- Must have strong research, analysis, and writing skills
- Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Must have the ability to work independently
- Must have the ability to manage competing priorities and multiple projects under tight deadlines
- Must demonstrate academic/professional background in Chinese foreign policy and domestic politics
- Must be able to read Chinese-language documents
Application for CSIS Research Intern – CSIS Internship (CSIS)
Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All applicants must submit the following:
- A resume and cover letter in one PDF document. Please note in your cover letter whether you will be able to work part-time or full-time.
- A short (no more than 3 pages) and complete writing sample related to Chinese domestic or foreign policy.
- A list of 2 references (including reference’s name, title, affiliation, email address, and phone number).
For more information, visit CSIS Internship.