PRC Foreign Policy Internship – Stimson Center – Washington, DC

Position description

Stimson’s East Asia program’s research on PRC Foreign Policy closely examines the strategic thinking and practices of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) toward the region and the world. Key issues include the making and evolution of Chinese foreign policy, U.S.-China relations, China’s policy toward the Korean Peninsula, Japan and Southeast Asian nations.Duties:Responsibilities for the East Asia: PRC Foreign Policy program intern include:

– Provide high quality copyediting and research to program staff
– Write reports on seminars
– Assist in the coordination of program events
– Track developments regarding Chinese foreign relations, especially US-China relations, maritime disputes, and the interactions between China and regional players


Generally, a strong candidate for this position will have:

-A strong interest in Chinese foreign policy and East Asian security/political issues
– An academic background in China studies
– Attention to detail and commitment to high quality work in both research and administrative tasks
– Excellent analytical, research, and writing skills
– A record of academic excellence
– Chinese language skills preferred but not required

Although a successful candidate often is in an M.A. program, undergraduates are also encouraged to apply.


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