2019 Spring Intern - EAP Practice
Internship | Washington, DC | Internship
Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) is a global business strategy and commercial diplomacy firm with a commitment to excellence, integrity, and discretion. We work with our clients to assess markets, manage risk, and realize new opportunities. We have a proven track record of helping solve commercial, political, and regulatory challenges in countries around the world.
ASG offers perspectives honed at the highest levels of government, business, and the social sector, and insights informed by an unparalleled 180+ member worldwide team that has advised clients in more than 110 countries. ASG goes beyond opening doors, working alongside our clients to develop and implement tailored strategies.
ASG is seeking an East Asia Pacific (EAP) intern for the spring 2019 semester with knowledge of ASEAN countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Korea. Tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Draft briefing memos, talking points, and other high-level documents related to clients and business prospects
- Research and analyze the Middle Eastern operations of companies in a variety of sectors
- Support senior staff when they travel to the region by providing background research and assessing opportunities for engagement
- Manage new contacts and drive business development by helping to organize the EAP team network and new company targets
- Monitor events and track regulatory changes in the region
- Take notes on client calls
- Contribute to white papers focusing on critical political and economic issues in ASEAN countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, and elsewhere
- Assist with administrative tasks as they arise, including, but not limited to: editing documents and setting up for calls, as well as setting up conference spaces
Non-negotiable requirements include: great writing skills, knowledge of the region, a positive attitude, and drive. The ideal candidate would also have: business experience, experience in the region, and EAP language skills.
Interns will have the opportunity to work on a diverse portfolio of activities that should expose them to the foreign and domestic policy decision-making processes and the interplay between governments, NGOs, businesses, and civil society.
- Undergraduate level interns will be, at a minimum, a rising junior or senior.
- Graduate level interns are currently pursuing a graduate level degree or have recently completed a graduate-level program.
- Must be a team player.
- Familiarity of MS PowerPoint.
- Ability to prioritize work and shift priorities on short notice.
- Experience and ability to work independently.
TIMELINE OF INTERNSHIP:
ASG is seeking an intern to start on March 25, 2019 with the intention of working through the beginning of August, 2019.
ASG will accept applications on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.
The intern will be provided with a stipend.
Applicants MUST include a cover letter and a writing sample along with their resume. Please include ALL documents in one PDF attachment (cover letter, resume, writing sample).