Intern/Project Assistant: Asia


The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.

Job Description:

  • Provide administrative and logistical support on assigned country projects;
  • Gather materials for country specific programs;
  • Assist in the preparation and drafting of periodical reports;
  • Support the activities of assigned field offices;
  • Assist the Asia team in implementing democracy development programs;
  • Collect and distribute foreign and domestic newspaper, magazine, and/or academic articles pertaining to Asia program affairs;
  • Attend meetings and seminars on Asian affairs and prepare oral and written presentations to Asia team members;
  • Complete special projects as needed; and
  • Additional responsibilities based on demonstrated ability could include: proposal drafting and editing, financial reconciliations, and contact lists.

Skills Required:

  • Master’s degree preferred; relevant degree programs might include, but are not limited to, political science, international relations, international development, and Asian studies;
  •   Must be highly knowledgeable of and interested in democracy and/or Asia;
  • Must be well-organized and skilled at prioritizing and managing multiple tasks;
  • Must have excellent writing and editing skills;
  • Must be flexible, highly communicative, and team-oriented;
  • Proficiency in any Asian language is desirable but not required; and
  • Experience with Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, G+, etc.) strongly desired

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