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US-China Business Council

Intern (paid)

USCBC’s US Government Affairs (GA) team is seeking a part-time intern to assist with US policy monitoring and tracking, along with other research responsibilities. The job is a paid internship requiring a 20-hour per week commitment for part time interns at USCBC’s Washington, DC office. Work is currently remote, but applicants must be based in the DC metro region in order to report to the office when in person work resumes. 

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Rhodium Group

Research Analyst

Rhodium is recruiting a full-time Research Analyst to join the company’s China Practice and support its corporate service offering. The Analyst will be based in our New York City offices but will work remotely until in-office work resumes. The candidate must be able to begin work in mid-March.

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The National Bureau of Asian Research

Chinese Language Fellowship Program

Location: Remote

The Chinese Language Fellowship offers two types of fellowships:

PhD Track (Up to $50,000)

The PhD track of the Chinese Language Fellowship allows currently enrolled PhD students to participate in a language program of their choice in Taiwan or China for nine months followed by a summer language program during which fellows will take one-on-one classes where they may choose to read primary sources directly related to their dissertation research.

Prospective PhD Track (Up to $40,000)

The Prospective PhD track of the Chinese Language Fellowship allows current or recent Master's degree students planning to pursue a PhD to participate in a language program of their choice in Taiwan or China for nine months. Applicants to the Prospective PhD track must be currently enrolled in a Master's program or already possess a Master's degree.   

Deadline: February 21

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Center for New American Security (CNAS)

Fellow/Associate Fellow

This individual will be responsible for supporting the program’s research agenda; conceptualizing and executing research projects; assisting in the management of the program’s operations including through liaising with donors; working collaboratively with other programs and Center staff, and engaging with external stakeholders to contribute to national debates related to the Indo-Pacific region. Candidates with strong research and analytical background in regional security issues and Northeast Asian political, economic, and security issues are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Halifax International Security Forum

Program Officer

The Program Officer, China is responsible for the day-to-day operations of HFX’s new China program.  This includes:

  • Running the #StandTogetherOnChina social media campaign; including regular messaging to strengthen and expand HFXChina’s presence on social media.

  • Communicating verbally and in writing with HFX stakeholders, including writing grant proposals and reports to funders;

  • Tracking in real time issues related to China and helping senior staff in the research and preparation of op-eds and other China-related publications;

  • Developing relationships among like-minded individuals and organizations and identifying and inviting global China policymakers and experts to participate in Halifax International Security Forum and HFX’s year-round work.

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Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

Associate Program Officer

The Associate Program Officer will provide programming support for several of Sasakawa USA’s programs, working directly with the Director of Programs.

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Tatitlek (USDOS - ECA Contractor)

Senior Program Officer

The Senior Program Officer works directly under the supervision of Office leadership to plan, implement, and oversee approximately 20 academic programs, services, and initiatives to/from the U.S., that are run through the Office of Global Educational Programs in coordination with program agencies, binational Fulbright Commissions, advising centers, and posts. The Senior Program Officer supports the Office Director and Deputy Director with a wide range of programmatic and administrative functions of the office and/or its constituent branches as assigned.

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Associate Risk Intelligence Analyst (Russian Language)

Risk Intelligence Analysts at FiveBy play an integral role in supporting trade compliance for our client through research and analytical support for due diligence and sanctions activities. This role requires a curious, resourceful self-starter who is comfortable navigating ambiguity. The successful candidate must be highly curious, detail-oriented, and able to work autonomously as well with cross-functional teams with high level of professionalism.

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Translator (active TS/SCI)

As a Technical Translator, you can expect to spend approximately 80% of your time translating targeted Mandarin-language publications and other publicly available information as requirements dictate and approximately 20% in performing research on new information sources.

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Chinese Linguist (active TS/SCI)

You will perform focused research and translation in the native language and work with a team of analysts in support of US military forces in the INDOPACOM area of responsibility. Subject matter expertise is an important analytical component of this position. Knowledge of INDOPACOM operations and the Chinese military will contribute to mission success.

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Mission Essential Virtual Career Fair

Numerous Vacancies and Careers

"Who should attend? Anyone interested in joining Mission Essential, in particular those with active Security Clearances"

Virtual Fair: Thursday, Sept 3, from 1-4 pm

Register here

U.S. Dept of State (Unpaid) Internship Program


The U.S. Department of State Student Internship is an unpaid experience offering U.S. citizen students a chance to participate in the formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy. Interns are required to serve for a period of 10 consecutive weeks during Summer 2021. Interns are required to work 32-40 hours per week to successfully complete the internship.

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Integrity Risk International

Senior Research Analyst, Research Analyst, Intern Analyst

Integrity Risk International is currently recruiting for senior research analysts, research analysts and research interns to conduct investigative, due diligence and business intelligence research. They’re specifically looking for language experts with strong research and writing skills in Mandarin, Turkish, Hebrew, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic and other languages.Full job responsibilities and requirements are listed at:

Reach out to Teddy Clamp if you intend to apply: 

H4Enterprises/Dept. of State

Junior Program Officer

Performs a wide variety of duties necessary to assist in outreach and data management in support of international exchange alumni programming, and in coordination with ECA offices, regional bureaus, other bureau offices, program agencies, and posts. S/he provides data analysis, records management, and research with regard to alumni participant records and data. S/he maintains a close and highly responsive relationship with program staff and leadership in support of day-to-day activities. S/he confirms and prioritizes project plans and deliverables as agreed upon by the ECA COR and office supervisor.

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Alethea Group


Seeking translation support for Arabic (MSA and regional dialects), Russian, and Chinese (near-native or native in speaking, reading, and writing). All opportunities are part time and project based, but can be done on a fairly flexible schedule. If interested, please send resumes to

C&O Resources Inc.

Information Analyst (remote)

Daily monitoring and managing our news dissemination in the context of issues of concern to our clients which requires frequent screening of a few key print and other media outlets, as well as tracking USG policy statements. Hours are early AM as AM news is released between 8-830AM EDT, and PM news at 5EDT.

Assistance as needed with other projects, involving US Middle East policy, and reporting on webcast events related to our work, may be requested.

The position is a 1099 consultancy with no health care benefits. It provides ten days of paid annual leave once three-month trial period is complete. We tend to follow the USG vacation schedule for office holidays.

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to 

Application Deadline: When filled


Program Participant

The hybrid semester combines faculty, Arabic instructors, expert guests, host community exchange partners, opportunities to engage in community-based learning, and staff from Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, and Jordan.

All courses are designed to foster collaboration among students onsite and in the virtual environment. Cultural exchange is embedded in each course and binds each program component together.

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Application Deadline: July 15

McLarty Associates

Associates (Entry-Level)

McLarty Associates is seeking a motivated, resourceful, highly organized individual for a full-time, entry-level Associate position to support our China practice. We are seeking to fill this position immediately. Ideal candidates for this position possess an understanding of the economic, cultural, business, and political dynamics in China, and a familiarity with China’s diplomacy and international commerce. Applicants must have a robust background, demonstrated interest, and/or experience living or studying in China. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese (reading, writing, speaking) is required. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

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Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CCEC)

Professional Staff Member

Monitoring and researching Chinese and English language sources (media, government, NGO) for developments relating to their issue area. Very strong demonstrated ability to speak, read, write, and perform research in Chinese (Mandarin)at an advanced level is required.The successful candidate will likely have worked or studied in mainland China, Taiwan, or Hong Kong.

To apply,  please submit a brief cover letter, resume, short writing sample (5 pages or less), and the names and contact information for two references to Judy Wright, CECC Director of Administration, via e-mail at

Application Deadline: December 22, 2019

NSLI-Y Alumni Association

Alumni Representative (Volunteer)

Numerous locations in the United States.

This is a one-year term position with opportunity for a renewal.

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Application Deadline: November 26, 2019

Johns Hopkins University

Program Coordinator

Washington D.C./Nanjing, China

The job requires Chinese language abilities and is a 6-month position with potential for renewal.

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Application Deadline: Until Filled 

International Institute for Strategic Studies

Graduate Student Internship

Washington D.C.

The position requires someone able to use Chinese in a professional setting for research on the Digital Silk Road.
Apply here

Application Deadline: Sept. 30, 2019

Department of State

Unpaid Internship Program

Washington D.C.

US Citizenship required. This internship is for summer 2020.

Apply here

Application Deadline: Oct. 4, 2019

National Security Agency

Language Analyst

Fort Meade, MD

Proficiency in a critical language.

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Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2019

American Enterprise Institute 

Numerous Positions

Washington D.C.

Must be current undergraduate student, graduate student, or recent graduate.

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Application Deadline: Rolling

Brooking Institute

Research Assistant

Washington D.C.

Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics/Statistics, Public Policy, or other Social Sciences with a minor in Economics required. 

Apply here

Application Deadline: November 15, 2019


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