Summer 2021, Asia Internship

Work Location: Remote
Requisition Number: 1149
# of Openings: 1


Freedom House’s Asia Program seeks an Intern to support its program activities and advocacy campaigns in the Asia region. He/she will provide support by conducting research and assisting with a range of programmatic and administrative functions. This position requires a commitment of 20-30 hours per week

This is a temporary, part-time, internship for currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students (graduate students preferred) that will last from June 7, 2021 - August 6, 2021. The Intern will receive a monthly stipend.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in democracy, international human rights and/or comparative politics.
  • Academic background in Asian studies, political science, international human rights, international relations, development policy, or related field. 
  • Knowledge of Asia region, preferably in East and Southeast Asia.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Excellent research, analytical, writing, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, collaborate with others, and work as an effective team member
  • Strong ability to plan, organize, prioritize work and multi task to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work at all times

Illustrative Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative and logistical support for day-to-day functioning of Asia programs
  • Assist in research on democracy, human rights and governance issues in Asia
  • Assist in developing and writing project reports
  • Support monitoring and evaluation of current projects
  • Assist in processing program expenditures and preparing financial forms
  • Assist in events planning and execution
  • Attend events related to democracy and human rights issues in Asia and prepare reports and briefs on priority countries in Asia
  • Other related duties as assigned

Disclaimer: This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job.  It is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks   and duties.  The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be part of the job. Freedom House may add, change, or remove essential and other duties at any time.

Qualified and Interested Applicants:

We invite qualified candidates to complete an online application and submit a resume and cover letter.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

Only candidates authorized to work in the U.S. without any restrictions need apply.


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