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 Business Advisory Services team is seeking full-time and part-time interns to assist with research and policy monitoring. 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 $13.25 per hour. Applicants must have US work authorization for the internship. CPT and OPT holders are encouraged to apply.
- Monitor Chinese-language press and government sources; prepare daily summaries of relevant policy issues in English.
- Assist with various research tasks on China-related business issues.
- Complete written translations in Chinese and English.
- 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, Chinese political and economic systems, as well as a basic understanding of international economics and business terminology.
- Native Chinese-language ability with particular strengths in reading and writing are strongly preferred; those with professional-level fluency will also be considered.
- Excellent written and spoken English.
- Commitment to work 35 hours per week (full time) or 20 hours per week (part time) for a minimum of six months; one-year commitment preferred.
- Strong, demonstrated research experience and analytical skills.
- Ability to multitask.
- 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 May 2019.
Please submit materials via email to [email protected]. Please reference “BAS Internship” in the subject line of your email.