Asia Society welcomes interns and volunteers.
Volunteer opportunities include the reception/membership desk, AsiaStore, office support, and ushering/greeting assignments. Kindly click on the link below, print and complete the application form and send it to:
Volunteer and Recruitment Manager
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021-5088
Email: [email protected]
Application form (PDF)
Both volunteer and intern applicants will be contacted if their skills and availability match with a department's request. If not, the application will be kept on file for future consideration.
Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address challenges and create a shared future. We offer interns the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the interplay of Asian and Western cultures. Asia Society's internship program is designed to provide you with practical vocational experience, training, and opportunities to both plan and participate in events and programs. For internship opportunities and contact information on how to apply, see below.
Please note: apart from the Endowment for Educational Opportunity paid internship program, all other internships are unpaid.
Policy Institute Internship, Spring, Summer, and Fall 2016
Asia Society's New York office seeks exceptional interns with demonstrated interest in the social, political, and economic challenges in Asia. The selected interns will support the Asia Society Policy Institute’s research and outreach work in New York. Policy Institute intern (PDF)
ChinaFile Internship, Winter 2015; Spring 2016
ChinaFile (chinafile.com), a magazine-style website on contemporary China published by the Center on U.S.-China Relations, is seeking an intern in New York to assist with research and writing on its Environment section. ChinaFile intern (PDF)
Online Editorial Internship, January-May 2016
Asia Society Online is looking for a talented Online Editorial Intern to copyedit and publish website content, report on events, draft blog posts, and assist with other administrative tasks for the award-winning AsiaSociety.org website. Online Editorial Intern (PDF)
AsiaStore Website and Social Media Intern, New York
AsiaStore is seeking a creative, technically skilled volunteer intern to assist with enhancing, updating and maintaining AsiaStore’s retail website and social media platforms. AsiaStore intern (PDF)
Programs Internship, Winter-Spring 2016
The Asia Society’s Northern California center in San Francisco is seeking interns with an interest in Asian and Asian American issues and culture to help with program activities, including public events, private workshops, and reports. Programs intern (PDF)
ChinaFile Internship, Fall 2015; Spring 2016
ChinaFile (chinafile.com), a magazine-style website on contemporary China published by the Center on U.S.-China Relations, is currently accepting applications for fall 2015 and/or spring 2016 internship positions. ChinaFile web intern (PDF)
Policy Institute Internship, Fall 2015; Spring/Summer 2016
Asia Society's Washington, D.C. office seeks exceptional interns with demonstrated interest in the social, political, and economic challenges in Asia. The selected interns will support the Asia Society Policy Institute’s research and outreach work in Washington. Policy Institute intern (PDF)
AsiaStore Merchandising Intern, New York
AsiaStore at Asia Society is accepting applications for a Merchandising Intern who will be exposed to all facets of AsiaStore's retail operation. AsiaStore Merchandising intern (PDF)