Current Employment and Internship Opportunities
Publications Internship - Fall 2014/Winter 2015, Seattle, WA
Publications Internship - Fall 2014/Winter 2015
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) is seeking an unpaid, volunteer, part-time Publications Intern (10–12 hours per week) to assist with formatting, proofreading, and copyediting, as well as the distribution of NBR publications.
This entry-level internship position would be ideal for a candidate seeking to develop office skills and professional experience in publishing while also working at a nonprofit research institution. The internship, though volunteer, pays a nominal stipend. Students are also encouraged to apply for credit or funding through their home institution.
Assisting with formatting, proofreading, and copyediting manuscripts
Assisting with distributing NBR publications, including processing and shipping orders
Providing general office support for other NBR activities, including answering incoming calls to the organization
Current student whose studies are related to publishing, editing, and/or Asia studies
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Attention to detail, positive work ethic, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a group
Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently
Interest in publishing; interest in Asia studies and international relations is a plus
Familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style is a plus
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, submit the following to Kailani Cordell:
Application form: PDF or MS Word
- cover letter that details your interests and availability
- a brief writing sample on a topic related to your field of study
- contact information of three references, including name, title, affiliation, relationship to you, phone number, email address
Please send applications by email to: Ms. Kailani Cordell, Director for Human Resources, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (206) 632-7370.