Intern - Office of Korea Chair (Fall 2024)

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  • Added Date: Monday, 01 July 2024
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JOB SUMMARY: At CSIS we actively seek to employ a diverse group of people who embody our organizational values. We welcome and encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply, especially those from traditionally underrepresented groups. ย  The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a non-profit, bipartisan public policy organization established in 1962 to provide strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decision makers concerned with global security and prosperity.ย  Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest organizations of its kind, with a staff of some 200 employees, including more than 120 analysts working to address the changing dynamics of international security across the globe. ย  The Office of the Korea Chair is devoted to building an active policy research program in Washington, DC on the Korean peninsula. The CSIS Korea Chair conducts independent policy research on issues critical to the United States, the Republic of Korea, and Asia more broadly; convenes public and private sector stakeholders in Washington and Seoul; and advances a greater understanding of Korean policy issues to policymakers and the public at large. Korea Chair interns gain experience in the areas of professional writing development, policy-research, data collection, and event planning. Due to our fast-paced work environment, interns should be motivated self-starters able to engage in a wide variety of logistical tasks, event management assistance, and research/writing work. We are hiring two full-time interns. Only in extraordinary circumstances will part-time interns be considered.ย  ย  The Fall 2024 internship will largely focus on work for the Korea Chair and also the Korea Chairโ€™s project, Beyond Parallel: Bringing Transparency and Understanding to Korea We are specifically looking for interns with experience or coursework in at least one of the following areas: 1. Compiling and coding qualitative data 2. Mapping and satellite imageryย  3. Korean or Chinese language abilities are strongly preferred ย  Please indicate in your cover letter which of the above skill sets you have.ย  ย  The hired candidate will be paid hourly, commensurate with experience: ($17.50/hour for current undergraduate hires, $18.50/hour for hires with a Bachelorโ€™s degree, and $19.50/hour for hires with a Masterโ€™s degree). Applications should be submitted no later than Friday, July 12 at 11:59pm. ย  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following: ย  โ€ข Compile and code qualitative data โ€ข Contribute to the development and management of databases for Beyond Parallel โ€ข Gather, organize, and input data on infrastructure projects and related primary source documents โ€ข Monitor current events related to the Korean peninsula and write weekly policy issue briefs on topics including, but not limited to, unification planning, South Korean domestic politics, trade, & economics, the U.S.-Korea alliance, North Korea, and regional relations โ€ข Provide logistical and administrative support, including social media outreach and contact database management โ€ข Assist in event planning, preparations, and staffing โ€ข Assist in spot and background research for staff โ€ข Assist in research and writing for articles, conference reports, event summaries, grant proposals, and other such projects as dictated by program needs ย  KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE: ย  โ€ข Excellent attention to detail, good organizational abilities, professional demeanor, general office skills and strong computer skills โ€ข Have a demonstrated interest in the Korean peninsula and Asia โ€ข Experience or coursework in compiling and coding qualitative data. โ€ข Background in mapping and satellite imagery.ย  โ€ข Good social media (Twitter, Facebook & Instagram), Photoshop, Canva, Excel and coding skills preferred โ€ข Possess strong writing and research skills โ€ข Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills โ€ข Possess good understanding of the research with and usage of primary sources โ€ข Willingness to complete administrative and logistical tasks โ€ข Ability to work independently as well as closely with a team with a strong work ethic โ€ข Ability to manage competing priorities and multiple projects under tight deadlines โ€ข Be at least a junior in an undergraduate degree program and have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) from an accredited U.S. institution or equivalent from a non-U.S. institution โ€ข Eligible to work in the United States โ€ข Ability to commit to working 35 hours per week โ€ข Korean or Chinese language abilities strongly preferred ย  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK CONDITIONS: ย  This position will be based out of our Washington DC headquarters and is expected to be in-office 3+ days per week. The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee working in an office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.ย  ย  ย  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. ย  ย  Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. ย  HOW TO APPLY: ย  Interested applicants should submit a rรฉsumรฉ, cover letter, and college transcript at

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