Research Internship | U.S. – China Business Council (USCBC)

by Camila Hernandez on November 1st, 2018   42 views

The US-China Business Council (USCBC)’s Beijing office seeks an intern to assist with research and analysis. The job is a paid position and requires a 20 to 30-hour per week commitment at USCBC’s Beijing office.

Overview

Job Description

Research Internship, Beijing

The US-China Business Council (USCBC)’s Beijing office seeks an intern to assist with research and analysis. The job is a paid position and requires a 20 to 30-hour per week commitment at USCBC’s Beijing office.

USCBC is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership association for US corporations 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 the leading US e-magazine on China trade, the China Business Review; and takes an active role on US policy issues relating to China and international trade.

Duties include:

  • Researching and analyzing China-related business issues using primarily Chinese-language sources to provide updates and reports in English to full-time staff
  • Aiding with written translations of internal and external materials between Chinese and English
  • Providing administrative/program support for the office.

The position requires strong research, analytical, and writing skills; close work on business issues relevant to US companies in China; and knowledge of PRC political/economic systems.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong, demonstrated research and analytical experience using Chinese-language sources
  • Knowledge and interest in US-China economic and commercial issues, as well as a basic understanding of international economics and business terminology
  • Experience in understanding PRC political and economic systems
  • Fluency in written and spoken Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks at a time, and to work well among a small team in a fast-paced work environment
  • Commitment to a minimum of 20 hours per week for a minimum of six months; preference will be given to candidates who can commit to a longer period of time

Application Materials:

  1. Cover letter (indicate work status and availability both in terms of dates and hours per week)
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information for three references
  4. Brief English-language writing sample (2-5 pages)   

Application Deadline: Rolling

Start Date:  Rolling

Submit Materials to:

Internship Coordinator
The US-China Business Council
E-mail: jlaband@uschina.org.cn   

Fax: (86-10) 6512-5854

Please reference “Beijing Internship” in the subject line of your e-mail.

PLEASE, NO CALLS

How to Apply

To appl, please submit a cover letter (indicate work status and availability both in terms of dates and hours per week) (1), resumé (2), contact information for three references (3), and a brief English-language writing sample [2-5 pages] (4) to the following address: Internship Coordinator The US-China Business Council E-mail: jlaband@uschina.org.cn

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