Project Associate - The National Committee on American Foreign Policy (Forum on Asia-Pacific Security)

The National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP) was founded in 1974 by Hans J. Morgenthau and George Schwab. It is a nonprofit activist organization dedicated to the resolution of conflicts that threaten US interests. The NCAFP identifies, articulates, and helps advance American foreign policy interests from a nonpartisan perspective within the framework of political realism. Believing that an informed public is vital to a democratic society, the NCAFP offers educational programs that address security challenges facing the United States and publishes a bimonthly journal, American Foreign Policy Interests, that presents keen analyses of all aspects of American foreign policy.


320 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10022

Job Responsibilities

The Project Associate will assist grant writing, research, and event planning/coordination, and report directly to the Assistant Project Director. The responsibilities of the FAPS Project Associate include but are not limited to the following:

Office Management and assisting general NCAFP programs

  • Help keep FAPS organized by maintaining office supplies, online contacts databases, and events records
  • Help NCAFP staff at their public salon and evening events. This might include greeting/checking in guests.

Fundraising – Grants and Corporate Donors

  • Assist in preparing reports and proposals to the foundations and grant-making organizations that support FAPS
  • Outreach to philanthropic foundations and Asian-American business community in New York


  • Keep abreast of other domestic Track II projects on Asia-Pacific security. Know what our NYC peer organizations are up to. Attend NYC-area events as a FAPS representative.
  • Research websites that are related to Asia-Pacific security

Assist Assistant Project Director in setting up Track II events:

  • Setting up and preparing for Track II meetings hosted by FAPS. This includes all aspects of events planning from reserving the room, confirming catering, preparing documents and other day-of-meeting necessities.

Job Requirements 

  • Ideal applications will have a degree in International Relations with experience in Asia, either in study-abroad programs or research projects. An event planning background is highly desirable.
  • The Project Associate must be a U.S. citizen. No relocation benefits are available. The position starts in early September 2014.
  • The NCAFP offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including fully-covered medical, vision and dental, and three vacation weeks per year. 

How to Apply 

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