Young China Watchers Internship, Summer 2016
Operations & Web Development
No Coding Experience Necessary
Deadline for response: June 15. Please email tech@youngchinawatchers with a resume and a statement of interest.
Preferred Location: bay area, but tele-working also negotiable as long as you have a fast and stable Internet connection (this very likely rules out mainland China, unfortunately)
Young China Watchers is a global organization dedicated to connecting young China-focused professionals with experts around the world. We currently run events in our 9 global chapters (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Brussels, London) and promote original content on our website with speakers and up-and-coming thought leaders.
This is an unpaid, part-time internship (est. workload is 5-10 hours/week), and is very ideal for a student who:
— is in the bay area during the summer taking classes or working
— has an interest in working in China or China-related affairs sometime in the future
— would like to receive training in one of the newest web app development platforms (no coding experience necessary, just good logic skills)
— appreciates good design, both in terms of organizational efficiency and aesthetics
— assist in creating a web platform on Bubble (bubble.is)
— internal digital operations: building and optimizing the ways that different chapters share content and promote events with each other
— external marketing and communications
THE PERKS, ie what you will get out of this:
— access to and mentorship from a team of 20+ professionals in 8 chapter cities
— valuable training in web development that will help you wherever you go next
— mentors who will go to bat for you when it comes to recommendation letters, other job opportunities, networking in China. Our experiences span finance, business, media, politics and academia.
This is an unpaid internship. All YCW operations are currently volunteer-driven.