General Intern, Summer 2018


Application Deadline: Open until the position is filled

Position Start Date: May 21, 2018

Contract: Part-time (20-26 hours per week)


Position Description

US-China Education Trust (USCET) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan institution dedicated to promoting US-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 US.


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 interest areas.

2.          Assist in the implementation of USCET programs in China and in the US including monitoring and evaluation, editing of reports, fielding consultants, and other programmatic duties as assigned.

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

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

5.          Assist with the administrations of USCET office, including organizing and updating USCET contact database and filing systemsAssist in the planning and implementation of events and programs in Washington, DC including arranging of travel, lodging, and accompanying of participants.

6.          Opportunities for participation and attendance at various conferences.

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 with a Bachelor’s Degree.

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

3.      Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs, Access, MailChimp.

4.      Excellent writing, editing, and research skills, preferably in both English and Chinese.

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

6.      Demonstrated ability to work in a team.



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