General Intern, Summer 2018

Posted by: US-China Education Trust

Application Deadline: Open until the position is filled

USCET reviews internship applications on a rolling basis


Position Description

US-China Education Trust (USCET) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan institution dedicated to promoting U.S.-China relations by strengthening mutual understanding through education programs, including conferences, training workshops, exchanges, fellowship awards and nation-wide competitions in China and in the U.S.

USCET seeks an enthusiastic intern to join its dynamic team. The intern will provide programmatic, communication, research and administrative support to all aspects of USCET’s program development and implementation, as well as organizational operations.


1.    Perform research on U.S.-China relations pertaining to USCET focus areas

2.    Assist in the implementation of USCET programs in China and in the U.S. including monitoring and evaluation, editing and translation, communication with Chinese program participants and alumni, fielding consultants, and other programmatic duties as assigned.

3.    Assist in the development of USCET new initiatives in China and in the U.S. through research, writing, and participate in the design process of new programs.

4.    Assist in external communications, including posting updates on social media platforms, drafting blogs for USCET website, and assisting newsletter production.

5.    Assist with USCET office administration, including organizing and updating the USCET contact database and filing systems,

6.    Assist in the planning and implementation of events and programs in Washington, DC including arranging of travel, lodging, and accompanying of participants. 7. Attend events pertaining to USCET interest areas and debrief team

7.    Other administrative, programmatic, and communication responsibilities as assigned.

USCET internship position requires time commitments of about 24-28 hours/week on a flexible schedule. Interns committing more than one semester are eligible for a stipend after a 3-months performance review.


               1.      Current graduate or undergraduate student OR recent graduate

               2.      Demonstrated interest in the U.S.-China relationship

               3.      Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office tools and design software

               4.      Excellent writing, editing, and research skills

               5.      Well organized with attention to detail and ability to carry out tasks independently.

               6.      Demonstrated ability to work in a team

               7.      Proficiency in written and spoken Chinese are preferred, but not required                 


2101 K Street, NW. 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20037

How to apply

To apply, please send resume, one-page writing sample, and cover letter to Cover letter should detail your interest in USCET, how your past experience relates to the above responsibilities, and your available start date. Include your name and the title “General Intern” in the subject line. All attachments should be labelled “First Name Last Name_Document Title” (e.g. Jane Doe_Resume). Only applicants who are selected for interviews will be notified