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Voluntary Intern, Northeast Asia
International Crisis Group

Job Code: A15162
Location: Hongkong

Job description

Crisis Group is seeking a volunteer in its Northeast Asia Office in Hong Kong. Opportunities generally last 3 – 6 months, full- or part time, and will provide you with a rewarding, hands-on experience. You will work as a full member of our small northeast Asia team in Hong Kong.


· Undertake research employing Chinese and international sources, and draft background materials on the role of China in international relations and global security issues;

· Contribute to preparing Crisis Group reports and other writing for publication by gathering information, fact-checking, and drafting material;

· Provide support for Crisis Group research, communications, media relations, social media, advocacy, and stakeholder engagement;

· Attend meetings and briefings with government officials, diplomats, international organisations, academic institutes, media, think-tanks, and NGOs, on request;

· Provide limited administrative assistance to Crisis Group staff.


· Undergraduate degree in international relations, political science, conflict studies, public policy, or Asia studies, with a preference for those with a postgraduate degree;

· Available for at least 3 months;

· Excellent oral and written command of English;

· Native or full professional proficiency in Mandarin Chinese, with the ability to quickly and accurately conduct Chinese-language research (a language assessment will be required);

· Knowledge of other relevant languages (Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Russian) is helpful;

· Proven research skills in political analysis and/or international relations;

· Good understanding of Chinese foreign policy, particularly relating to areas of conflict or tension in the region and around the world;

· Strong writing and editing skills;

· Computer skills in Microsoft Office, social media, email and internet applications;

· Highly motivated, flexible, reliable, organised and detail-oriented, with the ability to work in a fast-paced and often demanding environment;

· Previous experience living in China preferred.

To Apply

Please visit http://jobs.crisisgroup.org/o/voluntary-intern-northeast-asia to apply.

Job posted on March 14, 2017
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