Intern China centre

32 hours
Job type
Hours workweek
32 hours

The Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael‘ is a leading think tank and academy on international affairs. Through our analyses, training and public debate we aim to inspire and equip governments, businesses, and civil society in order to contribute to a secure, sustainable and just world. 

The Institute has three departments: Research, Academy and Corporate Staff. Within the Research Department we are looking for a:

Intern Clingendael China Centre

At least 32 hours per week, full time (36 hours) if possible

The intern position falls in the EU & Global Affairs Unit, which consists of about 17 (senior, medior and junior) Research Fellows and several Associate Fellows and interns. To support the Clingendael China Centre on upcoming projects and events, we are looking for a highly motivated Dutch-speaking student for an internship for a period of six months, starting preferably November 2022.  

Job description

Relevant tasks are:

•   Assisting China-related research projects

•   Supporting the secretariat of the China Knowledge Network

•   Assisting the organisation of various conferences and expert meetings (content and logistics)

   Common administrative and support work

   Editorial duties for various publications and newsletters in Dutch and English            

Qualifications and experience

   Applicants should be enrolled in a relevant Master’s degree programme (e.g. China studies, global political economy, international relations) and eligible to work in the Netherlands.

   Applicants should be fluent in both Dutch and English. Strong Dutch and English writing skills are required. Chinese language skills are an advantage.

•   Affinity with (global political) economy.

•   Enthusiasm for China-related topics and their policy relevance.

•   Capable of working independently and being well-organised.

   Team player, capable of working under pressure.

Intern compensation

Interns receive compensation of €450 gross per month based on a 36 hours workweek.


You can apply via the ‘Apply-now’ button at the top of this vacancy. Deadline for response is 4 October.

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