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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.

External Affairs Volunteer
The Corporate Relations department is in need of volunteer support in marketing and outreach to Asia Society's corporate constituents, Asian and Asian American affinity groups, and special projects.
External Affairs Volunteer opportunity (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: internships are unpaid. For paid summer internships, please refer to the Careers page.

Online Editorial Intern
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 tasks for
Online Editorial Intern (PDF)

Social Media Intern
Asia Society is looking for a talented Social Media Intern who will ideally be proficient in various social media platforms and be able to support the Online team independently.
Social Media Intern (PDF)

ChinaFile Web Intern
ChinaFile (, a magazine-style website on contemporary China published by the Center on U.S.-China Relations, is currently accepting applications for Fall and Winter internship positions.
ChinaFile Web Intern (PDF)

Multimedia Intern
Asia Society is looking for a talented Multimedia Intern who will ideally be proficient in video production and social media and be able to support the Online team independently.
Multimedia Intern (PDF)

IT Intern
Asia Society's Information Services Department seeks an intern who will learn processes and assist with inventory management, new hire setups, workstation changes, testing systems updates, update systems images, and desktop/helpdesk support.
IT Intern (PDF)

Performing Arts Intern (Summer 2014)
Asia Society's Performing Arts department is looking for a summer intern to assist Asia Society's Cultural Programs team on all aspects of program research, development, and implementation, with a particular focus on performing arts programs.
Performing Arts Intern (PDF)

Asia Society Northern California Programs Intern (Spring 2014)
Asia Society 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 Programs Intern (PDF)

ChinaFile Spring/Summer Interns
ChinaFile (, a magazine-style website on contemporary China published by the Center on U.S.-China Relations, is currently accepting applications for Spring and Summer Internship positions.
ChinaFile Spring/Summer Interns

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)

AsiaStore Website Intern, New York
AsiaStore is seeking a technically skilled volunteer intern to assist with enhancing, updating and maintaining AsiaStore's retail website.
AsiaStore Website Intern

Policy Institute Intern, Washington DC (Fall 2014)
The Asia Society’s Washington, D.C. office is seeking an exceptional intern with a demonstrated interest in the social, political, and economic challenges facing the United States and countries in Asia.
Policy Institute Intern