Internship Opportunity: Asia Program (Fluency in Mandarin) January

Internship Opportunity: Asia Program (Fluency in Mandarin)
January/February - June 2016
ISDP is seeking for an intern with particular experience in the East Asia region for the duration
of four to five months during the spring semester of 2016. The intern will work closely with the
Asia Program and the Guest Researcher Program.
Job profile
Assist senior staff members in program activities
Conduct research, news gathering and reporting for senior staff members
Assist with the Guest Researcher Program
Assist in the every day-to-day work at ISDP
Qualifications and Competences
Undergraduate degree in social sciences, economics or law
Fluency in spoken and written Mandarin/Chinese and English
Strong research and drafting skills
Excellent coordination and communications skills
Ability to work independently and work in an international team
Application process
Send your CV, motivation letter and a written sample (all documents should be in English) to Lisa
Bäckman at [email protected] before November 10, 2015. A written sample can be a university paper
you have written in English. It should be minimum 2 and maximum 4 pages. An excerpt from a longer
paper you have written is also accepted. Please write "Chinese Speaking Intern" in the email subject
section. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview either in person or over the phone.
Due to the high number of internship applications we receive we regret that we may not respond to all
Please note that all internship positions at ISDP are unpaid and that we are unable to admit
interns over summer and winter holidays.
The Institute for Security & Development Policy
The Institute for Security and Development Policy is a Stockholm-based independent and non-profit research and
policy institute. The Institute is dedicated to expanding understanding of international affairs, particularly the
interrelationship between the issue areas of conflict, security and development. The Institute’s primary areas of
geographic focus are Asia and Europe’s neighborhood. The Institute strongly believes in ethnic diversity, gender
equality, and religious and political freedom and firmly stands for it in all aspects of its work.