Fall 2017: Web Management Internship
The Institute for China-America Studies seeks a web management intern to assist with the development and maintenance of our website through WordPress. The application deadline is Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The internship will begin on September 18, 2017 and conclude on December 8, 2017. This is a part time, 20 hour per week internship.
Competitive candidates will be in the process of completing, or hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in web design, web programming, or a related field. Candidates who have a basic interest and understanding in U.S.-China relations are preferred, but it is not required. Professional fluency in English is a must. Ability to speak Mandarin is a plus, but not required.
Qualifications and required skills:
- WordPress: basic editing functions, Page Builder and Elementor.
- HTML and basic coding.
- Photoshop, Microsoft Publisher.
- Experience with graphic design and creating content for digital publication.
- Ability to redesign page layouts, tabs and drop down menus.
- Search engine optimization of content.
Duties will include the following, but are not limited to:
- Maintain and assist with the development of the ICAS website.
- Assist with the digital publication of research materials and content.
- Identify relevant imagery licensed for reuse.
- Retouch and size images for publication.
- Assist our team with development of graphics.
ICAS offers its interns a small stipend upon completion of the internship.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and their resume as a single PDF in the form below.
PLEASE NOTE: ICAS encourages applicants to think outside the box when drafting their cover letter. Don’t tell us “I am writing to express my interest in your internship.” We already know that. Instead, consider telling us a story that highlights your experiences, and details what exactly makes you the best fit for the task. For an idea about what we are talking about, please refer to this excellent article from NPR on best practices in cover letter writing.
Questions about the internship can be addressed to our research associate and program officer, Will Saetren.