The US-China Business Council (USCBC) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership association for American companies engaged in business with the People's Republic of China. Founded in 1973, USCBC provides its members with research and information services; holds meetings and conferences on a wide range of business topics; publishes a quarterly online magazine, biweekly newsletter, and in-depth reports on China trade, investment, and operational issues; and takes an active role on US policy issues relating to China and international trade.
USCBC’s Government Affairs (GA) team is seeking full-time or part-time intern to assist with US policy monitoring and tracking, along with other research responsibilities. The job is a paid internship requiring a 35-hour per week commitment for full time interns and a 20-hour per week commitment for part time interns at USCBC’s Washington, DC office. The internship will last for a period of no less than six months and no more than one year. Starting pay is $14.00 per hour. Applicants must have US work authorization for the internship.
- Research and monitor US congressional engagement on China, including tracking, summarizing and maintaining a database of:
- Relevant legislation
- Key committees
- Any other China related initiatives by Senators/Representatives
- Track candidates China and trade platforms during election cycles.
- Assist with drafting and compiling documentation, and various research tasks.
- Provide administrative/program support as required.
- Graduate degree or enrollment in a graduate program strongly preferred; recent undergraduates may be considered.
- Knowledge of US-China economic and commercial issues and/or knowledge of US foreign policy and international trade issues, foundational knowledge of US Congress and legislative process, as well as a basic understanding of international economics and business terminology.
- Excellent written and spoken English. Native English-language skills strongly preferred.
- Strong research experience and analytical skills.
- Cover letter (indicate legal work status and availability both in terms of dates and hours per week)
- Contact information for three references
- Brief writing sample (2-5 pages)
Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately; position is open until filled with an estimated start date as soon as early March 2020.
Please submit materials via email to [email protected]. Please reference “GA Internship” in the subject line of your email.
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