January 30, 2014

Summer 2014 Internship Announcement from the Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Deadline: March 1, 2014

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (www.cecc.gov) is offering paid internships to qualified undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates this coming summer in Washington, D.C. Interns must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is March 1, 2014 for the Summer 2014 internship that runs from June to August 2014. Summer internships are full-time; interns are expected to work from 32 to 40 hours per week. See application instructions below.

CECC internships provide significant educational and professional experience for undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates with a background in Chinese politics, law, and society, and strong Chinese language skills.

Interns work closely with the Commission and its staff on the full array of issues concerning human rights, the rule of law, and governance in China (including criminal justice, democratic governance institutions, environmental problems, religious freedom, freedom of expression, ethnic minority rights, women's rights, etc.).

Interns perform important research support tasks (often in Chinese), attend seminars, meet Members of Congress and experts from the United States and abroad, and draft Commission analyses. Click here for CECC analysis of recent developments in the rule of law and human rights in China. Interns may also be trained to work with the Commission's Political Prisoner Database, which has been accessible by the public since its launch in November 2004 (click here to begin a search).

The CECC staff is committed to interns’ professional development, and holds regular roundtables for interns on important China-related issues.

Summer 2014 interns will be paid $10/hour. Those unable to apply for Summer 2014 internships may apply for the Spring (February-May) or Fall (September-December). Further details are available on the Commission's Web site at http://www.cecc.gov/pages/general/employ.php.

Qualifications:
- Interns must be U.S. citizens.
- Interns should have completed at least some China-related coursework. It is also desirable that they have some background in one or more of the specific human rights and rule of law issues in the CECC legislative mandate.
- Interns should be able to read Chinese well enough to assist with research in newspapers, journals, and on Web sites. More advanced Chinese language capability would be a plus. The successful candidate for an internship often will have lived or studied in mainland China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan.
- Although our interns are generally undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates, others are also welcome to apply.

Application Instructions for Summer 2014:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for two references, to the CECC via e-mail to Judy Wright, Director of Administration at judy.wright[at]mail[dot]house[dot]gov by March 1, 2014. Applications must be received by our office no later than 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time on March 1. Please discuss in your cover letter how your professional goals, interests, and background relate to the Commission's legislative mandate regarding human rights and the rule of law in China. No phone calls please.

Posted by zzhu at 06:00 AM

October 16, 2013

Spring 2014 Internship Announcement from the Congressional-Executive Commission on China

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (www.cecc.gov) is offering paid internships to qualified undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates this coming fall in Washington, D.C. Interns must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is November 1, 2013 for the Spring 2014 internship that runs from January to May 2014. Spring internships are part-time; interns are expected to work from 15 to 20 hours per week. See application instructions below.

CECC internships provide significant educational and professional experience for undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates with a background in Chinese politics, law, and society, and strong Chinese language skills.

Interns work closely with the Commission and its staff on the full array of issues concerning human rights, the rule of law, and governance in China (including criminal justice, democratic governance institutions, environmental problems, religious freedom, freedom of expression, ethnic minority rights, women's rights, etc.).

Interns perform important research support tasks (often in Chinese), attend seminars, meet Members of Congress and experts from the United States and abroad, and draft Commission analyses. Click here for CECC analysis of recent developments in the rule of law and human rights in China. Interns may also be trained to work with the Commission's Political Prisoner Database, which has been accessible by the public since its launch in November 2004 (click here to begin a search).

The CECC staff is committed to interns’ professional development, and holds regular roundtables for interns on important China-related issues.

Spring 2014 interns will be paid $10/hour. Those unable to apply for Spring 2014 internships may apply for the Fall (September-December) or Summer (June-August). Further details are available on the Commission's Web site at http://www.cecc.gov/pages/general/employ.php.

Qualifications:
- Interns must be U.S. citizens.
- Interns should have completed at least some China-related coursework. It is also desirable that they have some background in one or more of the specific human rights and rule of law issues in the CECC legislative mandate.
- Interns should be able to read Chinese well enough to assist with research in newspapers, journals, and on Web sites. More advanced Chinese language capability would be a plus. The successful candidate for an internship often will have lived or studied in mainland China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan.
- Although our interns are generally undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates, others are also welcome to apply.

Application Instructions for Spring 2014:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for two references, to the CECC via e-mail to Judy Wright, Director of Administration at judy.wright@mail.house.gov by November 1, 2013. Applications must be received by our office no later than 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time on November 1. Please discuss in your cover letter how your professional goals, interests, and background relate to the Commission's legislative mandate regarding human rights and the rule of law in China. No phone calls please.

Posted by zzhu at 10:05 PM

December 01, 2012

MJAS: Call for Student Editors

The Michigan Journal of Asian Studies (MJAS) is a peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for undergraduate and graduate students to publish their research or analytical papers relevant to the field of Asian Studies. MJAS accepts submissions from the social sciences and humanities concerning or related to the study of broader Asia. MJAS also wishes to contribute to the larger community of scholarship through our open-access website.

MJAS is currently looking for editors for the Winter 2013 semester. The editors meet regularly and spend time outside of these meetings reading and reviewing submissions. If anyone is interested in becoming an editor for MJAS, please contact the undergraduate editing director (undergrad[dot]mjas[at]gmail[dot]com) or the graduate editing director (grad[dot]mjas[at]gmail[dot]com) with a CV attached. The appropriate Editing Director will contact you shortly. We must receive your email of interest by 13th of January if you are to be considered for a position. MJAS is a great way to understand the process of publishing and being published and you get the opportunity to read interesting papers on a variety of topics. If you have any questions please feel free to email us. Thank you.

Please visit www.michiganjournalofasianstudies.com for more information.

Posted by zzhu at 02:46 PM

November 30, 2012

Wanted: Policy analyst interns

China Policy invites policy analyst interns to join our team in Beijing producing ChinaContext—a portal to the interests, ideas and voices in China’s policy arena.

These positions especially suit graduate students interested in combining policy analysis with their thesis research or recent graduates planning on doing a postgraduate degree.

Your duties:
• gather and assess policy analysis in the daily press and weekly journals
• research and write regular China Policy Records on key policy developments in areas of interest to our clients
• translate policy-relevant material from Chinese to English
• assist with developing our China Policy Briefs
• collaborate with research staff on commissioned research

Your expertise:
• at least an undergraduate degree in the social sciences
• excellent Chinese
• good spoken and written English
• enjoy working in a team

You would work with a small team focusing on one of five sectors: governance and law; economy and finance; energy, climate and environment; social policy and external impact.

Positions are usually full-time for 6 months to a year. After a probationary month on a basic stipend, interns usually join the policy analyst team on a regular salary.

Please send resume and references, as well as a cover letter stating your policy sector of interest, to hr[at]policycn[dot]com

齐纳百思咨询有限公司现诚邀政策研究实习生加入我们北京公司,参与到 ChinaContext 的开发与建设中来,为所有对中国政策感兴趣的群体,进一步了 解中国政策领域的观点以及重要声音提供良好平台。

该实习职位最适合有意将政策分析与论文研究相结合的研究生或计划考研的本 科毕业生。

您的职责:
• 收集并且评析平日新闻以及周刊中出现的相关政策分析
• 对中国相关政策的发展进行研究,并对客户感兴趣的政策领域的相关新闻 加以深入分析,以新闻简稿的形式呈现给客户
• 对政策相关的材料进行中翻英
• 协助制作 China Policy Briefs
• 与研究员合作进行委托研究

您的专长:
• 至少拥有社会科学相关专业的本科学历,比如经济学,国际关系,公共管 理等
• 一流的中文
• 优秀的英文写作与表达能力
• 热爱团队合作

我们的研究分为五个领域:政府与法治,经济与金融,能源、气候与环境,社 会政策以及中国对外影响。

该职位一般要求全职并且通常持续半年到一年。在一月试用期内,实习生会获 得基础的津贴补助,之后便会得到与政策研究员一样的基本工资。

请将个人简历、推荐人(references)以及一份英文求职信(信中陈述个人感兴趣的政 策领域),并发送至:hr[at]policycn[dot]com

Posted by zzhu at 01:23 PM

October 03, 2012

Internship opportunities at Congressional-Executive Commission on China

SPRING 2013 INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
Congressional-Executive Commission on China
Deadline: November 1, 2012

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (www.cecc.gov) is offering paid internships to qualified undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates this coming fall in Washington, D.C. Interns must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is November 1, 2012 for the Spring 2013 internship that runs from January to May 2013. Spring internships are part-time; interns are expected to work from 15 to 20 hours per week. See application instructions below.

CECC internships provide significant educational and professional experience for undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates with a background in Chinese politics, law, and society, and strong Chinese language skills.

Interns work closely with the Commission and its staff on the full array of issues concerning human rights, the rule of law, and governance in China (including criminal justice, democratic governance institutions, environmental problems, religious freedom, freedom of expression, ethnic minority rights, women's rights, etc.).

Interns perform important research support tasks (often in Chinese), attend seminars, meet Members of Congress and experts from the United States and abroad, and draft Commission analyses. Click here for CECC analysis of recent developments in the rule of law and human rights in China. Interns may also be trained to work with the Commission's Political Prisoner Database, which has been accessible by the public since its launch in November 2004 (click here to begin a search).

The CECC staff is committed to interns’ professional development, and holds regular roundtables for interns on important China-related issues.

Spring 2013 interns will be paid $10/hour. Those unable to apply for Spring 2013 internships may apply for the Fall (September-December) or Summer (June-August). Further details are available on the Commission's Web site at http://www.cecc.gov/pages/general/employ.php.

Qualifications:
- Interns must be U.S. citizens.
- Interns should have completed at least some China-related coursework. It is also desirable that they have some background in one or more of the specific human rights and rule of law issues in the CECC legislative mandate.
- Interns should be able to read Chinese well enough to assist with research in newspapers, journals, and on Web sites. More advanced Chinese language capability would be a plus. The successful candidate for an internship often will have lived or studied in mainland China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan.
- Although our interns are generally undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates, others are also welcome to apply.

Application Instructions for Spring 2013:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for two references, to the CECC via e-mail to Judy Wright, Director of Administration at judy.wright@mail.house.gov by November 1, 2012. Applications must be received by our office no later than 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time on November 1. Please discuss in your cover letter how your professional goals, interests, and background relate to the Commission's legislative mandate regarding human rights and the rule of law in China. No phone calls please.

Posted by zzhu at 05:01 PM

March 02, 2012

Research Internship at U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

The U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission (USCC) has ongoing openings for Research Interns, and is dedicated to maintaining a diverse workforce with a wide variety of backgrounds and expertise.

All applicants for Research Internships must be U.S. citizens (or have applied for U.S. citizenship and naturalization), and must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).

Research Interns must be at least college juniors or seniors in good standing, or be recent graduates. Coursework with a focus on Chinese and/or broader Asian business, economics, culture, history, & language; international relations, foreign affairs and security studies; or specialization in other related areas is desirable. Chinese reading skills are highly desirable.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Research, monitor and conduct analysis on developments primarily in China, Taiwan, and the western Pacific Region.
2. Prepare meeting summaries, reports, and other information and may be required to prepare and present briefings on this work.
3. Work with USCC staff on the planning and preparation for the Commission's public hearings, report editing sessions, and other meetings; attends seminars, meetings and events on behalf of the USCC.
4. May draft, fact check, or edit text/material for the Commission's Annual Report, and perform other duties as assigned.

Visit www.uscc.gov for more details on the research internship and learn how to apply.

Posted by zzhu at 04:32 PM

February 09, 2012

Summer 2012 Internships at Congressional-Executive Commission on China

SUMMER 2012 INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
Congressional-Executive Commission on China
Deadline: March 1, 2012

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (www.cecc.gov) is offering paid internships to qualified undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates this coming summer in Washington, D.C. Interns must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is March 1, 2012 for the Summer 2012 internship that runs from June to August 2012. Summer internships are full-time; interns are expected to work from 32 to 40 hours per week. See application instructions below.

CECC internships provide significant educational and professional experience for undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates with a background in Chinese politics, law, and society, and strong Chinese language skills.

Interns work closely with the Commission and its staff on the full array of issues concerning human rights, the rule of law, and governance in China (including criminal justice, democratic governance institutions, environmental problems, religious freedom, freedom of expression, ethnic minority rights, women's rights, etc.).

Interns perform important research support tasks (often in Chinese), attend seminars, meet Members of Congress and experts from the United States and abroad, and draft Commission analyses. Click here for CECC analysis of recent developments in the rule of law and human rights in China. Interns may also be trained to work with the Commission's Political Prisoner Database, which has been accessible by the public since its launch in November 2004 (click here to begin a search).

The CECC staff is committed to interns’ professional development, and holds regular roundtables for interns on important China-related issues.

Summer 2012 interns will be paid $10/hour. Those unable to apply for Summer 2012 internships may apply for the Spring (February-May) or Fall (September-December). Further details are available on the Commission's Web site at http://www.cecc.gov/pages/general/employ.php.

Qualifications:
• Interns must be U.S. citizens.
• Interns should have completed at least some China-related coursework. It is also desirable that they have some background in one or more of the specific human rights and rule of law issues in the CECC legislative mandate.
• Interns should be able to read Chinese well enough to assist with research in newspapers, journals, and on Web sites. More advanced Chinese language capability would be a plus. The successful candidate for an internship often will have lived or studied in mainland China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan.
• Although our interns are generally undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates, others are also welcome to apply.

Application Instructions for Summer 2012:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for two references, to the CECC via e-mail to Judy Wright, Director of Administration at judy[dot]wright[at]mail[dot]house[dot]gov by March 1, 2012. Applications must be received by our office no later than 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time on March 1. Please discuss in your cover letter how your professional goals, interests, and background relate to the Commission's legislative mandate regarding human rights and the rule of law in China. No phone calls please.

Posted by zzhu at 10:36 PM

November 23, 2009

Congressional-Executive Commission on China - SPRING 2010 INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

Deadline: December 1, 2009

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (www.cecc.gov) is offering paid internships to qualified undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates this coming spring in Washington, D.C. Interns must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is December 1, 2009 for the Spring 2010 internship that runs from February to May 2010. Spring internships are part-time; interns can expect to work about 15 to 20 plus hours per week. See application instructions below.

CECC internships provide significant educational and professional experience for undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates with a background in Chinese politics, law, and society, and strong Chinese language skills.

Interns work closely with the Commission and its staff on the full array of issues concerning human rights, the rule of law, and governance in China (including criminal justice, democratic governance institutions, environmental problems, religious freedom, freedom of expression, ethnic minority rights, women's rights, etc.).

Interns perform important research support tasks (often in Chinese), attend seminars, meet Members of Congress and experts from the United States and abroad, and draft Commission analyses. Click here for CECC analysis of recent developments in the rule of law and human rights in China. Interns may also be trained to work with the Commission's Political Prisoner Database, which has been accessible by the public since its launch in November 2004 (click here to begin a search).

The CECC staff is committed to interns’ professional development, and holds regular roundtables for interns on important China-related issues.

Spring 2010 interns will be paid $10/hour. Those unable to apply for Spring 2010 internships may apply for the Summer (June-August) or Fall (September-December). Further details are available on the Commission's Web site at http://www.cecc.gov/pages/general/employ.php.

Qualifications:
• Interns must be U.S. citizens.
• Interns should have completed at least some China-related coursework. It is also desirable that they have some background in one or more of the specific human rights and rule of law issues in the CECC legislative mandate.
• Interns should be able to read Chinese well enough to assist with research in newspapers, journals, and on Web sites. More advanced Chinese language capability would be a plus. The successful candidate for an internship often will have lived or studied in mainland China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan.
• Although our interns are generally undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates, others are also welcome to apply.

Application Instructions for Spring 2010:
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for two references, to the CECC via e-mail to Judy Wright, Director of Administration at judy.wright@mail.house.gov by December 1, 2009. Applications must be received by our office no later than 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time on December 1. Please discuss in your cover letter how your professional goals, interests, and background relate to the Commission's legislative mandate regarding human rights and the rule of law in China.

Posted by zzhu at 05:38 PM

October 03, 2009

Shanghai World Expo 2010: U.S. Student Ambassadors Internship Program - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 15!


The USA Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 will present a dynamic, emotional story that radiates powerful core values shared by both the Chinese and American people – sustainability, teamwork, health and the fundamental belief that America is a place of opportunity where those who seek to change the world for the better will always thrive and prosper. The theme of the Shanghai Expo 2010 is "Better City, Better Life."

Students have the opportunity to be a part of this unique experience through the Student Ambassadors Internship Program, a partnership between the USA Pavilion and the University of Southern California's U.S.-China Institute. This program recruits and trains volunteer students to serve as guides and national representatives for the United States at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai.

The program provides students with:

• The opportunity to represent the U.S. and their states to the millions of people from all around the world that will visit the Shanghai Expo.
• A unique educational experience as organizations and businesses showcase their research and technological innovations that have contributed to a "better city, better life."
• Valuable experience living and working in China and in an international setting to prepare students for future involvement on the global stage of international relations and business.

The internship program is unpaid. However, the USA Pavilion will cover:

• Roundtrip airfare to Shanghai
• Housing
• Stipend to cover meals and local transportation to and from the Expo site

Program Dates and Times:

The World Expo will run from May 1 through October 31, 2010. Students will serve as guides for a period of 3 months, with an additional 2 weeks of training prior to starting the assignment. Students can apply for one or both periods but can only be selected for one period. The two periods are:
• April 15 – July 31
• July 16 – October 31
The official hours of the Expo are 9:30am – 10:30pm. Guides will be on a 4 days on/3 off work schedule (subject to change).

Program Requirements:

• U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
• Current college undergraduate or graduate student
• Ability to speak Chinese: Two or more years of college-level language training or ability gained through family or residence in China
• Minimum grade point average of 2.75; students from all majors are encouraged to apply
• Experience in public relations, well developed interpersonal skills, and a positive outlook on social and cultural diversity

To apply:

To apply, complete the online application form (http://china.usc.edu/register). The application will not be considered unless all minimum requirements are met and all attachments are provided. Those attachments are:

• Statement of purpose that describes why you would like to be an ambassador and why you are qualified to represent the U.S. in Shanghai (500 words)
• Current resume
• Transcripts
• Two letters of recommendation – to be uploaded and provided by the recommender – that will attest to the applicant’s language ability as well as the applicant’s appropriateness for the program

The deadline to apply is Friday, October 30, 2009

For more information, contact the USC U.S.-China Institute at:

USC U.S.-China Institute
3535 S. Figueroa St., FIG 202
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1262
expo2010@usc.edu
213-821-4382
china.usc.edu

Posted by zzhu at 02:17 PM

September 17, 2009

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC SUMMER INSTITUTES FOR U.S. GRADUATE STUDENTS - 2010 APPLICATION NOW OPEN

(Link: www.nsfsi.org )

The National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI) is a flagship international fellowship program for developing the next generation of globally-engaged U.S. scientists and engineers knowledgeable about the Asian and Pacific regions. The Summer Institutes are hosted by foreign counterparts committed to increasing opportunities for young U.S. researchers to work in research facilities and with host mentors abroad. Fellows are supported to participate in eight-week research experiences at host laboratories in Australia, China, Japan (10 weeks), Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan from June to August. The program provides a $5,000 summer stipend, round-trip airfare to the host location, living expenses abroad, and an introduction to the society, culture, language, and research environment of the host location.
The 2010 application is now open and will close December 8, 2009. Application instructions are available online at www.nsfsi.org. For further information concerning benefits, eligibility, and tips on applying, applicants are encouraged to visit www.nsf.gov/eapsi or www.nsfsi.org.

NSF recognizes the importance of enabling U.S. researchers and educators to advance their work through international collaborations and the value of ensuring that future generations of U.S. scientists and engineers gain professional experience beyond this nation's borders early in their careers. The program is intended for U.S. graduate students pursuing studies in fields supported by the National Science Foundation. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for the EAPSI. Applicants must be enrolled in a research-oriented master's or PhD program and be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents by the application deadline date. Students in combined bachelor/master degree programs must have matriculated from the undergraduate degree program at time of application.

The first Summer Institutes began in Japan in 1990, and to date approximately 1,800 U.S. graduate students have participated in the program. For the 2009 competition, NSF received 317 applications and issued 187 awards. EAPSI applicants are representative of most U.S. states and territories. The 2009 awardees pool included representation from 95 universities and 40 states.

The NSF-EAPSI Operations Center is administered by the American Society for Engineering Education (www.asee.org/fellowships).[
Should you inquire additional information, please contact Mr. Ergys Ramaj by email at eapsi@asee.org or by phone at 1-866-501-2922.

Posted by zzhu at 04:19 PM

June 22, 2009

Internships at The Congressional-Executive Commission on China

FALL 2009 INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

Congressional-Executive Commission on China
Deadline: July 15, 2009

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (www.cecc.gov) is offering paid internships to qualified undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates this coming fall in Washington, D.C. Interns must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is July 15, 2009 for the Fall 2009 internship that runs from September to December 2009. Application instructions are attached.

CECC internships provide significant educational and professional experience for undergraduates, graduate students, or recent graduates with a background in Chinese politics, law and society, and strong Chinese language skills.

Interns work closely with the Commission and its staff on the full array of issues concerning human rights, the rule of law, and governance in China (including criminal justice, democratic governance institutions, environmental problems, religious freedom, freedom of expression, ethnic minority rights, women's rights, etc.).

Interns perform important research support tasks (often in Chinese), attend seminars, meet Members of Congress and experts from the United States and abroad, and draft Commission analyses. Click here for CECC analysis of recent developments in the rule of law and human rights in China. Interns may also be trained to work with the Commission's Political Prisoner Database, which has been accessible by the public since its launch in November 2004 (click here to begin a search).

The CECC staff is committed to interns’ professional development, and holds regular roundtables for interns on important China-related issues.

Fall 2009 interns will be paid $10/hour. Those unable to apply for Fall 2009 internships may apply for the Spring (February-May) and Summer (June-August).

Further details are available on the Commission's Web site at http://www.cecc.gov/pages/general/employ.php.

Posted by zzhu at 03:41 PM

February 11, 2009

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China Internship Program

The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (www.cecc.gov) is offering paid internships for graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and recent graduates this coming summer in Washington, D.C. Interns must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is March 1, 2009, for the Summer 2009 internship that runs from June to August.

CECC internships provide significant educational and professional experience for advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a background in Chinese politics, law and society, and strong Chinese language skills.

Interns work closely with the Commission and its staff on the full array of issues concerning human rights, the rule of law, and governance in China (including criminal justice, democratic governance institutions, environmental problems, religious freedom, freedom of expression, ethnic minority rights, women's rights, etc.).

Interns perform important research support tasks (often in Chinese), attend seminars, meet Members of Congress and experts from the United States and abroad, and draft Commission analyses. Click here for CECC analysis of recent developments in the rule of law and human rights in China. Interns may also be trained to work with the Commission's Political Prisoner Database, which has been accessible by the public since its launch in November 2004 (click here to begin a search).

The CECC staff is committed to interns’ professional development, and holds regular roundtables for interns on important China-related issues.

Summer 2009 interns will be paid $10/hour. Those unable to apply for Summer 2009 internships may apply for the Spring (February-May) and Fall (September-December).

Further details are available on the Commission's Web site at www.cecc.gov.

Posted by zzhu at 08:35 AM

August 28, 2008

U-M Fall Study Abroad Fair

Thursday, October 2, 2009, 3pm-6pm, Michigan Union Ballroom.

OIP (U-M) study abroad programs are highlighted but tables are also available for non-OIP U-M departments that have an international focus or deal with out-going study abroad/international students. Visit the website to see what departments have attended in the past: www.lsa.umich.edu/oip/fairs.htm.

Posted by zzhu at 02:56 PM

July 02, 2008

UNESCO Laura Bush Traveling Fellowship

This fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by a U.S. undergraduate or graduate student (18-25 yrs. of age)--to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

Deadlines: Application by Aug. 5 & Proposals by week of Aug. 19
Start Date: Sept. 2008 - Dec. 2008
Status: Open

Dear Commissioners & Friends of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO,

http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/103476.htm

We are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Fall/Winter 2008 cycle of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship.

As you may recall, this fellowship will help fund a proposal designed by the applicant--a U.S. undergraduate or graduate student between the ages of 18-25--to conduct brief work in a foreign country related to the mandate of UNESCO – using education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, and/or communication and information to build strong ties among nations.

Please forward this link and its announcement to anyone or to any institution you think would be appropriate for encouraging applicants.

For applicants who will conduct their work from the period between September 2008 and December 2008, the application schedule is as follows:

June 26 -- U.S. National Commission for UNESCO opens call for applications August 5, 5 p.m. EST --

Deadline for proposals to be received by U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Week of August 19 --

Subcommittee meeting to produce initial top candidates and conduct phone interviews, as needed Week of August 25 -- Closed Federal Advisory Committee Act call to determine recommendations of final top candidate and alternates.

By August 31 -- Announcement of recipient(s) by Executive Director of U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Early 2009 – Recipient(s) provides summary report of experiences

Susanna B. Connaughton
Executive Director
U.S. Commission for UNESCO
202.663.0544


Karla Ver Bryck Block
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