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USAJobs: Student Trainee(Economics)

This position is being announced as a Summer Internship Not to Exceed (NTE) September 30, 2022.


The National Committee on US-China relations is looking for full- and part-time interns. The internship offers an exciting opportunity for current students and recent graduates to learn more about U.S.-China relations, while working directly on programs that impact and inform that evolving relationship. The internship is unpaid, but working from home costs are reimbursed.

Location: Remote (business hours are from 9 to 5 EDT)

Responsibilities include:

  • Research assistance for programs and briefing kits for delegations
  • Administrative and programmatic assistance for public events, seminars, and programs
  • Translating materials and correspondences (English - Chinese)
  • News circulation


  • Excellent research, writing, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well and thrive within a team environment
  • Academic background in Chinese studies, political science, international relations, or other relevant field
  • Knowledge of Mandarin Chinese
  • Ability to work a minimum of two days per week during business hours

How to Apply:

Applications for our spring 2021 virtual internships are now open. For applications, the following components are required:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter indicating why you are interested in and qualified to work at the National Committee

ยท   Short writing sample (a published article, academic essay, etc.)

Who We Are

The United States Institute of Peace is a national, nonpartisan, independent institute, founded by Congress and dedicated to the proposition that a world without violent conflict is possible, practical, and essential for U.S. and global security. In conflict zones abroad, the Institute works with local partners to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict. To reduce future crises and the need for costly interventions, USIP works with governments and civil societies to build local capacities to manage conflict peacefully. The Institute pursues its mission by linking research, policy, training, analysis, and direct action to support those who are working to build a more peaceful, inclusive world. 

If you have a passion for making the world a better place and want to have a front row seat to the world stage, USIP is the place for you.

Title: Publications Production Associate



The United States Institute of Peace is looking for a part-time Publications Production Associate. The Publications Production Associate is responsible for typesetting and page layout of reports, books, and other publications products on the prevention, management, and peaceful resolution of international conflicts. This individual should be detail-oriented, organized, and have a strong knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Excellent communication skills are a must, as this position will be part of USIP’s in-house publications team. Experience in proofreading and familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style is a plus.

This is a scope of work contractor position.


  • Formats text, photos, and graphics into complete typeset products using established layouts and templates in InDesign
  • Researches options for photos and graphics of topical relevance to specific products using feedback from authors, editors, and project teams
  • Makes revisions and corrections to existing typeset files in response to edits provided by proofreaders and authors
  • Reviews art files and proofs at all stages of the publication process to ensure products meet high-quality publishing standards
  • Produces final files suitable for print and online publication, and packages archived files to prepare products for reprints and translations
  • Assists with updating database records, tracking production schedules, monitoring cost estimates, and organizing project files

 Performs other duties as assigned. 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in publishing, preferably including books and reports.
  • Mastery of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, FileMaker, Excel, Acrobat, Word.  Provide samples of typesetting and design work.
  • Publishing knowledge of typesetting, design, and commercial printing and binding.
  • Knowledge of good type and design principles.
  • Experience in project management and trafficking through databases.
  • Familiar with proofreader’s marks, publishing terminology, Chicago, and AP style.
  • The position requires strong CS5 skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently in a complex environment; and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

All USIP contracts and employee positions are contingent upon the favorable completion of a suitability background investigation.

As with many organizations, USIP follows specific guidelines related to COVID vaccinations.  These guidelines align with the latest findings from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  The overall intent is to ensure the safest possible workplace for USIP employees and contractors.  In accordance with the guidelines, all USIP employees and contractors with building access are required to be fully vaccinated regardless of telework or remote status. 

Upon acceptance of the position, you are required to submit proof of vaccination along with your signed offer letter to HR.  If you require an exemption, either medical or religious, we will provide you with the exemption form for you to complete prior to your start date.


To be considered for this position, please submit a complete application package consisting of:
1.  Completed employment application including titles, dates of hire, and salary requirements.
2.  Cover letter
3.  Resume

For questions about this position please email recruitment@usip.orgDo not send resumes or attachments to this email address.

Only those applicants that are selected for further discussions will be contacted. 

No Phone Calls. Interviews will be scheduled by appointment only. 

USIP is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy and practice of USIP to offer equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, political affiliations or belief, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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