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Fall 2015 Program & Research Internships

The US-Korea Institute at SAIS is seeking program and research interns for the 2015 fall semester. Multiple positions are open, duties will vary. Current areas of research include: North Korean political, economic, and social development, North Korean WMD issues, US-ROK nuclear cooperation, US-ROK cooperation in Southeast Asia, US-ROK cooperation nuclear security, US foreign policy to both Koreas, energy security cooperation in Northeast Asia, ROK renewable energy policies, and more.

USKI internships are unpaid and applicants must be able to commit to at least 4 days a week.

Responsibilities

Interns generally are asked to work on a variety of tasks including research assistance, event attendance and reporting, logistical support for events and projects, and other activities as necessary. They may work with USKI staff and/or Visiting Scholars on various projects.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Strong interest in Korea and/or East Asia policy
  • Be at least a sophomore in college or higher; graduate students and post-grads are encouraged to apply
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize assignments, meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Foreign language skills are a plus (but not necessary)

How to Apply

To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Michelle Kae, Research Assistant at mkae1@jhu.edu. Please use the subject line, “Application: Program & Research Internship.”

Only those chosen for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Positions will be filled on a rolling basis.