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:
Volunteer and Recruitment Manager
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021-5088
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: all Asia Society internships below are unpaid.
Summer 2019 Education Endowment paid internship applications are available here. Completed applications are due April 1, 2019.
Asia Society New York
Global Talent Initiatives Intern, Mid-March 2019 Onward
The Global Talent Initiatives (GTI) team is seeking an intern to assist with the May 2019 Diversity Leadership Forum, a high-end training and development conference. GTI Intern (PDF)
Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) Communications Internship, Spring/Summer/Fall 2019
The Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) is seeking exceptional interns with a demonstrated interest in the social, political, and economic challenges in Asia and a strong background in written and oral communications. ASPI Communications Intern (PDF)
Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) Research Internship, Spring/Summer/Fall 2019
Asia Society's acclaimed Policy Institute is hiring interns for the spring, summer, and fall 2019 terms. Candidates should demonstrate strong interest in the social, political, and economic challenges of Asia. ASPI Intern (PDF)
Communications, Marketing & Online — Video Internship, Spring/Summer 2019
Asia Society seeks experienced individuals to assist the communications and marketing department in producing video content for online and social media. Video Intern (PDF)
Events Internship, Spring/Summer 2019
The events department at Asia Society seeks a dedicated, enthusiastic intern with keen eye for detail to assist in event planning and coordination. The intern will interact with Asia Society's events department, colleagues, clients, vendors, and support staff to plan and execute a wide variety of events at 725 Park Avenue. Events Intern (PDF)
Global Initiatives — General Internship, Summer 2019
The Global Initiatives team at Asia Society seeks a motivated intern to assist in facilitating policy and current affairs-related public programs. Global Initiatives Intern (PDF)
AsiaStore — E-Commerce and Social Media Intern, Spring/Summer 2019
AsiaStore is seeking a creative, technically skilled intern to assist with enhancing, updating, and maintaining AsiaStore’s retail website and social media platforms. E-Commerce Intern (PDF)
AsiaStore — Marketing and Merchandising Intern, Spring/Summer 2019
AsiaStore is seeking a creative individual who is interested in a career in retail and fashion merchandising to assist with the award-winning store's retail merchandising, marketing, operations, and sales initiatives. Marketing Intern (PDF)
External Affairs — Development Internship, Summer/Fall 2019
Asia Society's External Affairs department seeks an intern to assist with events, membership, stewardship, solicitation, and acknowledgment letters. External Affairs Intern (PDF)
Executive Office Internship, 2019 and Ongoing
Asia Society is seeking a talented intern to assist the executive office in providing support to the executive vice president. Executive Office Intern (PDF)
Asia Society Washington DC
Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) Internship, Summer/Fall 2019
ASPI is seeking exceptional interns with a demonstrated interest in the social, political, and economic challenges in Asia. ASPI Intern (PDF)