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Interns and Volunteers

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:

Jacqueline Meyer
Volunteer and Recruitment Manager
Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021-5088
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 212-452-1422 

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.

Call for Volunteers — Asia Society India Centre (PDF)


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: all Asia Society internships are unpaid.

Asia Society Policy Institute NY Office, Spring, Summer, Fall 2017

The Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) is seeking an exceptional intern with a demonstrated interest in the social, political, and economic challenges in Asia. ASPI Intern (Doc)

Asia Society Policy Institute DC Office, Spring, Summer, Fall 2017

The Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) is seeking exceptional interns with a demonstrated interest in social, political, and economic developments in Asia. ASPI Intern (Doc)

Asia Society Internship Opportunity, Fall, Winter 2016

ChinaFile, an online magazine on contemporary China published by the Center on U.S.-China Relations, is currently accepting applications for Fall and Winter 2016 Internship position. ChinaFile Intern (PDF)

Asia Society Northern California Internship Opportunity, Fall, Winter, 2016

The Asia Society’s Northern California center 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. ASNC 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)

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)