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Internship, China and Taiwan Studies, Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Government & Politics
  • Washington, DC

AI generated summary

  • You must be an undergraduate or graduate student in International Relations/Asia Studies with a strong China background, research skills, and ability to work in Mandarin. Experience in policy and research preferred. Attention to detail is crucial.
  • You will conduct research, assist with writing/editing, support meetings, manage social media, track news, attend meetings, and take notes for the China and Taiwan Studies Internship at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with a concentration in International Relations or Asia Studies
  • All applicants should have completed the equivalent of four semesters of college coursework (not including AP classes in high school) by the time they begin an internship
  • Demonstrated background and interest in China
  • Strong research abilities
  • Policy and research oriented work experience is preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to conduct research in Mandarin is required

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research as requested by the research associate and/or senior fellow on a variety of topics related to China and Taiwan, including in Mandarin
  • Assist with writing and editing content, including research memos and briefs, blog posts, book chapters, and other publications, as needed
  • Assist in logistical support for meetings, including but not limited to preparing distribution materials, helping with guest check-in, and guiding visitors during roundtables and other departmental events, under the supervisor’s direct supervision
  • Assist with the social media presence and marketing strategy for the department, including drafting tweets and brainstorming outreach ideas, as needed
  • Track daily news reports that are relevant for the department
  • Attend relevant meetings and take notes to be shared with the research associate

FAQs

Is this internship paid?

Yes, CFR internships are paid.

What are the major responsibilities of this internship?

The major responsibilities include conducting research on topics related to China and Taiwan, assisting with writing and editing content, providing logistical support for meetings, assisting with social media and marketing, tracking daily news reports, and attending relevant meetings.

What qualifications are required for this internship?

Qualifications include being an undergraduate or graduate student with a concentration in International Relations or Asia Studies, completion of four semesters of college coursework, a demonstrated background and interest in China, strong research abilities, policy and research oriented work experience preferred, strong attention to detail, and ability to conduct research in Mandarin.

The Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher.

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Employees
1921
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Mission & Purpose

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. CFR's think tank is composed of more than fifty full-time and adjunct fellows who cover the major regions and significant issues shaping today's international agenda. CFR's website, www.cfr.org, is a trusted, nonpartisan source of timely analysis and context on international events and trends. CFR publishes the bimonthly Foreign Affairs magazine, widely-considered to be the most influential magazine for the analysis and debate of foreign policy and economics.