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US-China Today Internships Available

Students are invited to apply for 2011 internships with the U.S. - China Institute's online publication, US-China Today.
March 20, 2011


US-China Today is a student-driven publication of the USC U.S.-China Institute. Like the Institute, the magazine focuses on the multidimensional and evolving U.S.-China relationship and on significant trends in contemporary China. The magazine offers coverage of and commentary on a wide range of political, economic, social, and cultural issues.

Internships provide students with valuable research, writing, web development, video editing, and public relations experience.

Positions available are:

Staff Writer

Interviews sources; researches topics; develops story ideas; brings information to the forefront by writing articles; works with editors to expand writer’s skill set. - Each writer will be paid $40/article.

Daily Updates Team Member

Reviews, selects and summarizes important stories of the day involving China and/or U.S-China relations from news organizations both in China and in America for most visited page of newsmagazine. Need both those with Chinese reading ability as well as those with English reading ability.

Multimedia Team Member

Creates multimedia content (pictures, videos, etc.) for online articles. Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Apple Final Cut Pro.

Public Relations Team Member

Helps increase awareness of US-China Today, both as an opportunity for students to get involved and as an information source for readers.


 Helps translate phone calls and/or documents for staff writers and editors. Native Mandarin speaker is preferred, but advanced learner is acceptable.

To Apply

To apply for an internship, email a short resume and list any relevant interestes or work expeience (not necessary for an internship) to