US - India Relations Internship- Fall 2014Bookmark This
The Bridging Nations Foundation
1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 715
DescriptionBridging Nations Foundation is a nonprofit, policy organization based in Washington, D.C. that promotes shared prosperity by developing international dialogue through collaboration and learning. We believe that technological innovation, particularly in areas of shared concern such as energy and the environment, will promote economic cooperation and secure the earth for future generations. Bridging Nations Foundation offers diverse, educational programs that build cultural, political, and economic bridges between the United States, China, and India in order to address the realities of an increasingly interdependent world.
The policy work of Bridging Nations focuses on international affairs, specifically India-China-US relations. Interns will have a chance to research policy, write policy briefs, contribute to research publications and plan & attend events. In addition, Asian Studies interns will write about their research findings for short articles, newsletters, website posts, etc.
Potential projects for the Fall: updating a biography on former Prime Minister Vajpayee, translating documents into Chinese, sustaining US-India relations research, and/or comparative study of Buddhism and Hinduism. For more information of internship projects, please visit our internship tab: http://www.bridgingnations.org/internships-at-bridging-nations.php
Requirements3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or higher
Very strong research and writing skills
Strong computer and organizational skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Applications
Ability to multi-task and remain organized
Graphic design/web design skills a plus
Comfortable assisting with and assuming responsibility for routine office tasks
Mandarin language skills
Knowledge of broader South Asian politics and leadership, particularly India.