Stimson Center
  • 05-Sep-2018 to 05-Oct-2018 (EST)
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

The East Asia program at Stimson now offers an internship for 38 North, which will focus on research regarding North Korea's political, economic, and social development, WMD issues, US-DPRK relations, and more. A project under the East Asia program, 38 North provides informed technical and policy analysis on North Korea by closely monitoring the DPRK through satellite imagery and publishing expert analysis on current policy issues.

Specific responsibilities can include:

  • Provide research assistance for program staff on special projects and initiatives
  • Conduct regular issue and media tracking of developments regarding North Korea, South Korea, and US policy toward both Koreas
  • Attend and report on seminars and conferences
  • Write issue memos and briefings on key issues and internal meetings
  • Assist in the coordination of program events

The following qualifications for a strong candidate are:

  • An academic background in international relations, political science, East Asian studies or a strong interest in Korea policy
  • 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
  • Korean language skills preferred, but not required 

We welcome applications from undergraduate, graduate, and professional candidates. 

Applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week. Preference may be given to those available 30+ hours per week for a minimum of 15 weeks. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and writing sample as a PDF.

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