Asia Society Online Looking for Fall 2014 Interns

One of the many intern cubicles located around the Asia Society New York headquarters. (Tahiat Mahboob)

As the summer winds down, exciting opportunities with the Asia Society online team do not. With a supportive environment and experienced staff, our internships are ideal for developing your reporting, writing, multimedia, and/or social media skills.

Asia Society, a leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships between Asia and the United States, is looking for talented interns to assist its New York online team in the following categories: online reporting, multimedia production, social media, and basic site maintenance and administration.

To be eligible for this internship, applicants must be based in the New York City area. Please note that Asia Society internships are unpaid; however, school credit is available for students.

Asia Society Online editorial intern
Asia Society Online is looking for a talented online editorial intern to copy-edit and publish website content, edit and upload videos, report on events, draft blog posts, and perform other administrative tasks for the award-winning website. The ideal candidate would be a web-savvy journalism, writing, policy, or marketing student with a strong interest in Asia, its people and issues. Recent interns with Asia Society Online have gone on to land jobs with The Atlantic, CNN Hong Kong, and Breakthrough, a human rights organization.
Online editorial internship announcement (PDF)

Asia Society Online multimedia intern
Asia Society Online is looking for a talented multimedia intern to help create editorial content. The ideal candidate would be proficient in Final Cut Pro, have a keen eye for good visuals and be able to work independently, helping the online team produce rich-media editorial content for our institutional website (, edit and produce photo and video packages, identify newsworthy clips, and spotlight the best of complete programs and help produce content for syndication through YouTube,, and other content partners.
Multimedia internship announcement (PDF)

Asia Society Online social media intern
Asia Society Online is looking for a talented social media intern to help create, maintain, and expand social media content. The ideal candidate would be proficient in using social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Google Plus, Pinterest, Instagram, Storify, Flickr, etc. S/he would be able to work independently, helping the online team expand Asia Society's audience on these social media platforms by developing platform-specific strategies to attract more followers and help track redirects from social media to our institutional website ( The candidate would also develop social media crowd-sourcing campaigns to generate content.
Social media internship announcement (PDF)

Asia Society New York currently has numerous other internship opportunities in several departments. Click here for a complete list.

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