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APR 3: National Bureau of Asian Research (info sesion)

March 28, 2012
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National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) Info Session & Internship Program

Tuesday, April 3rd

12:30pm-1:20pm

Thomson Hall 317

No registration required

Join this info session to learn more about the National Bureau of Asian Research, as well as internship and job opportunities in Seattle and DC.

NBR conducts advanced independent research on strategic, political, economic, globalization, health, and energy issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia. Drawing upon an extensive network of the world’s leading specialists and leveraging the latest technology, NBR bridges the academic, business, and policy arenas. NBR disseminates its research through briefings, publications, conferences, Congressional testimony, and email forums, and by collaborating with leading institutions worldwide. NBR also provides exceptional internship opportunities to graduate and undergraduate students for the purposes of attracting and training the next generation of Asia specialists.

Henry M. Jackson Internship Program

NBR offers full- and part-time paid internships for undergraduate and graduate students, and recent postgraduates. Responsibilities are varied and include general office support, conference and meeting organization, editing and proofreading, research and writing, fundraising and corporate development support, and website editing and database work.

Applicants must have at least a college sophomore standing at the time of application. Excellent research and writing skills, computing skills, and knowledge of contemporary international affairs (specifically Asian and/or Russian issues) are required. NBR is unable to pay relocation expenses or travel expenses for interviews.

Current internships include:

PLA Conference Internship, Seattle, WA, and Washington, D.C.

Outreach Intern, Washington, D.C.

Office Assistant Intern, Seattle, WA

Strategic Asia Internships, Seattle, WA, and Washington, D.C.

History: The origins of The National Bureau of Asian Research date back to Senator Henry M. Jackson, who believed that an urgent need existed for an institution that could tap the nation’s best expertise to study Asia and Russia with U.S. national interests in mind. NBR was established in 1989 with major grants from the Henry M. Jackson Foundation and the Boeing Company and continues to work closely with both institutions to further NBR’s mission. Senator Jackson’s legacy shapes NBR’s essential values: integrity, honesty, concern for people, loyalty, importance of foreign policy, integration of realism and idealism in foreign policy, importance of China and relations among the great powers, and the importance of bipartisanship in making policy.

More info: www.nbr.org

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