The Southeast Asia Program is seeking interns who are highly motivated, professional, and have a strong foundation in Southeast Asia studies and international relations/political economy. We operate a fast-paced, dynamic program, and require interns who are detail-oriented and can work independently and as part of a team.
Policy and research internships: Semester internships based in Washington, D.C. Recent graduates encouraged to apply. For details, email email@example.com
Position open until filled.
Historian: Full-time position to conduct historical research and writing for Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, based in DPAA lab in Joint Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. MA minimum educational requirement.
Translators: The Language Doctors
We are a linguistics company that provides language translation services to the federal government and are continuously seeking to hire bilingual people on a full-time or part-time basis to help us with our growing volume of translation work. Currently, we are looking for people who speak Burmese, and would be very grateful to hear from you if you or anyone you know speaks that language.
Depending on your availability, we are able to provide either W2 or 1099 arrangements.
We are looking forward to your response and future assistance. If needed, we are happy to provide all of the necessary training!
The Language Doctors Recruiting Team
Interns: Auditsi Consulting Group
The Auditsi Consulting Group, a management consulting company based in Jakarta, is looking for candidates for internships in professional companies in Indonesia.
- Auditsi Management Consulting delivers worldwide executive search solutions and is committed to securing exceptional talent to lead and direct the most successful organizations on the planet.
- For more than 23 years we have been advising clients on top leadership matters and recruiting the most effective executives for their organisations.
- We work with a wide range of clients, including multinational corporations, entrepreneurial businesses, private equity firms, family-owned companies and nonprofit organisations.
- As a privately held firm, we are able to dedicate our resources to what really matters – providing outstanding service for clients. We consider client needs to be paramount.
Ideal candidates shall be willing to attend up to 12 months of internship and possess interests in subjects such as; Marketing, Communication, Business Development, Social Study, and Human Resources, Social Media Management will be an added value. For more information on specific positions, please click here.
Applications are now being accepted for the Asian Division’s 2020 Florence Tan Moeson fellowship, which supports a minimum of five business days of research in the Asian Reading Room of the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.). Here’s the link for the online application: http://www.loc.gov/rr/asian/ftm.html.
Deadline is midnight January 31, 2020.
All research trips need to be completed before September 15, 2020. After notification, Asian Division staff will work with awardees on scheduling their trip to the Asian Reading Room.
The Moeson fellowship is open to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty at all levels, librarians, and independent scholars and researchers. Applications from outside the United States are accepted, but please be advised that the Library of Congress cannot assist in the procurement of any visa toward the use of this fellowship.
More info on LC’s Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Tibetan collections is available on the Asian Reading Room homepage. The homepage also includes several research guides, including one for the South Asian collection and the new LibGuide for South Asian manuscripts at the Library of Congress.
Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-Asia)
Scholarships for undergraduate U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. For more information on undergraduate scholarships, click here. Funding also available for graduate students, for more information click here.
Visiting Research Fellowship: Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS)
The Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS) is offering Visiting Research Fellowships. The program offers opportunities for both Indonesians and non-Indonesian nationals who are completing their Indonesia-related PhD and post-graduate theses abroad. The program supports their field research in Indonesia over a 3 (three) to 6 (six)-month period. CIPS also opens this opportunity to post-doctoral or non-degree research. The preferred research areas are in economics, public policy/public management, education, politics, and development studies.
CIPS is a public policy think tank dedicated to providing policy analysis and practical policy recommendations to decision-makers within Indonesia’s legislative and executive branches of government. CIPS focuses its research and policy advocacy on issues concerning education policy reform, food security and agriculture, as well as general issues affecting the livelihood of low-income communities. We have previously cooperated with local governments, the National Development and Planning Agency (BAPPENAS), the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia, UNESCO, and many other reputable organizations.
The Visiting Research Fellowship program offers the researchers the necessary office space while conducting their research in Jakarta. We are also able to offer administrative assistance for the stay of the researcher and other arrangement of the field research. For more information, please visit the website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The United States-Indonesia Society (USINDO) Programs
For complete information on the educational exchange programs offered by USINDO (including a summer studies program, a masters fellowship, professional fellows, etc), visit the website. 2019 Applications for USINDO Programs are now closed.
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study
Deadline: Annually December 30
The Blakemore Freeman fellowship covers tuition for a year of study, and includes a stipend. The following candidates are eligible to apply for the Fellowship:
- Pursuing academic, professional, business, or technical career involving regular use of a modern East or Southeast Asian language.
- Have a college undergraduate degree by the start of the program.
- At or near the advanced level in the language. Minimum requirement is three years of language study at college level, either through classes taken in university or in combination with study abroad language programs.
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
More information available at: http://www.blakemorefoundation.org/
Boren Awards for Language Study and Research in Southeast Asia
Boren Awards fund U.S. undergraduate and graduate language study and research abroad in world regions critical to U.S. national interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East). Boren Awards promote longer‐term linguistic and cultural immersion overseas, and are available to applicants in most fields of study.
Boren Awards will give preference to applicants planning to study in a number of East & Southeast Asian countries, including Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Preference is also given to students who are willing to study abroad for longer periods of time, and those who are highly motivated to work in the federal government following graduation.
The Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 for undergraduate students for language‐focused study abroad.
The Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 for graduate students to fund language study, graduate‐level research, and academic internships abroad.
Webinars on aspects of the Boren Awards, including special regional initiatives and components of the application are scheduled throughout the application process. Sign up today at www.borenawards.org/webinars.html. Additional information on preferred countries, languages, fields of study, and annual deadlines can be found at www.borenawards.org.
Applicants are encouraged to contact their Boren Awards campus representatives, listed in a directory on the website, for institution‐specific guidance. They may also contact Boren Awards staff directly at 1‐800‐618‐NSEP or email@example.com.
Fellowships: National Asia Research Program
NARP Fellows conduct policy-relevant research on national security issues. For information on the program and the annual, competitive selection process, please visit the website.
Call for Papers
Volunteer Announcement: Tutors and Learners
Greater University Tutoring Service (GUTS), Foreign Language Learners (FLL) program is designed to help students learn a new language by partnering them up with a native speaker of that language.
We are currently recruiting tutors and learners for our program. Please encourage students to apply to our program as it is a great opportunity for them to improve their speaking and listening skills. Also if you know of any students that are exceptionally skilled in a language, please let them know about our program.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job/internship opportunities: Turn area studies into an internship or a career. See job listings at NGOs, think tanks, government, and private-sector employers.
Chinese Mutual Aid Association
Interns: Pan-Asian social service organization accepting candidates for interns for business development grant writing and workforce development and outreach liaison duties. Contact Michelle White at email@example.com or 773-784-2900.
U.S. Department of State
Student internship program: Internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at Washington headquarters and US embassies, consulates and missions worldwide.
Room to Read
Positions open: San Francisco-based organization that helps develop literacy skills among primary and secondary school students.
Career opportunities: Internships and jobs posted regularly on website.
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Jobs listed under Opportunities tab of ASEAN website.
Devex: Do Good. Do it Well
International aid and development jobs in 1,000 agencies, companies and NGOs in 100 countries.
International development jobs and consulting opportunities.
Hess International Educational Group
Teach English across Asia: Taiwan-based organization offers free training, benefits, and flex scheduling. Email NIU alum Derek Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org or seewebsite.
Privately funded website offers searchable database of nonprofit international jobs and volunteer opportunities.
Specialized digital service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs that posts jobs regularly.
World Health Organization
Global health agency in the United Nations system encourages online applications for potential employment.