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: internships are unpaid. For paid summer internships, please refer to the Careers page.
Global Initiatives – Business Programs Intern, Spring 2015
The ideal candidate for this internship will have a keen interest in Asia in the areas of business, economics, and international affairs.
Global Initiatives – Business Programs Intern (PDF)
Global Initiatives – Social Media, Marketing, and Outreach Intern, Spring 2015
The ideal candidate for this internship is someone who is web- and social media-savvy, with strong research/writing and organizational skills and a keen interest in Asia.
Global Initiatives – Social Media, Marketing, and Outreach Intern (PDF)
Executive Offices Intern, Spring 2015
This internship offers insight into the professional working world, especially in relation to international affairs, and is also an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge of the world of non-profits.
Executive Offices Intern (PDF)
Global Initiatives — Policy Programs Intern, Spring 2015
Asia Society seeks a talented intern to assist the Global Initiatives team facilitating their policy-related public programming.
Global Initiatives — Policy Programs Intern (PDF)
Global Initiatives Intern, Spring 2015
Asia Society seeks a talented intern to assist the Global Initiatives team in facilitating their globally oriented and cross-departmental programming.
Global Initiatives Intern (PDF)
External Affairs Intern, Spring 2015
The External Affairs Department is seeking a graduate student intern for the spring 2015 semester with demonstrated interest in Asia, including in at least one of Asia Society's three pillars of policy, education, and arts and culture.
External Affairs Intern (PDF)
Policy Institute Internship, Spring/Summer/Fall 2015
Asia Society's Washington, D.C. office is seeking an exceptional intern with a demonstrated interest in the social, political, and economic challenges in Asia. The selected intern will support the Asia Society Policy Institute’s research and outreach work in Washington.
Policy Institute Intern (PDF)
Policy Institute Intern, Fall 2014
The Asia Society Policy Institute 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 (PDF)
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 AsiaSociety.org.
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 (chinafile.com), 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)
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)
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 (PDF)