Carnegie-Tsinghua Center Global Internship Program 2021-22 [Remote]: Apply by July 23

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center Global Internship Program 2021-22.

About the Program

The Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy is seeking highly qualified and motivated students and recent graduates to apply for its academic-year Global Intern Program.

Selected interns will have the opportunity to learn about key foreign policy issues by interacting with and supporting senior Chinese and international scholars and experts and supporting the center’s activities and operations.

Interns will become an integral part of Carnegie’s growing global network, which includes offices in Washington, DC, Moscow, Beirut, Beijing, Brussels, and New Delhi.

General Requirements
  • Be able to intern from September 13, 2021 through June 13, 2022.
  • Be able to contribute 20hrs/week to the center
  • Be a college or university student or recent graduate
  • Have a background in international affairs or international security or a desire to work in the field
  • Submit an application no later than July 23, 2021, 5pm Beijing Standard Time via the online application.
  • Please note that due to the global pandemic, the 2021-2022 academic-year internship program will begin with all work performed remotely, while keeping open the possibility of transitioning to in-person or a hybrid of remote and in-person efforts.
Program Offers
  • Opportunity: become a critical part of a unique think tank that hosts events with scholars, policymakers, and business leaders from around the world. Interns will also be able to attend events hosted by the Center.
  • Access: connect with the center’s alumni network of former interns who now work for governments and organizations such as the Chinese Foreign Ministry, State Department, United Nations, Goldman Sachs, Bain & Co., and have studied at Tsinghua, Peking University, Oxford, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Georgetown, and other top universities in China and around the world.
  • Career and Personal Development: participate in an exciting development program run by the center’s scholars and professional staff.
  • Exposure: work closely with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center’s Chinese and international scholars, as well as representatives from the business, diplomatic, and academic communities in Beijing that participate in the center’s events and activities.
  • Convenience: enjoy an easy commute to the center, located near Tsinghua’s East Gate, making it conducive to a work-study schedule.

The internship is unpaid. Housing and costs of living, travel costs, and medical insurance connected with the internship program must be borne by interns or by other institutions and organizations. Interns are responsible for arranging their own travel to Beijing and accommodation. Additionally, Carnegie-Tsinghua cannot provide visa letters or support to interns.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected group.

Candidates can choose to intern on one of the following teams:

  • Communications
  • Operations
  • Development
  • Program & Research
How to Apply?

Interested applicants can apply for the internship through this link.

Application Deadline

July 23, 2021

Click here to view the official notification for the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center Global Internship Program 2021-22.

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