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Caixin Global

Submissions open: 
Friday, January 10, 2020
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 23:59

Since December 2019, there has been an emerging public health concern regarding an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new strain of coronavirus, 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Warningto avoid all nonessential travel to China. Additionally, the U.S. Department of State has elevated its travel advisory for China to Level 3: Reconsider Travel. Stanford is concurring with CDC recommendations that travelers avoid all non-critical travel to China.

In the event that we are not able to sponsor Global Studies internships in China this summer, students are advised to consider applying to positions outside of China. Students who have already applied to positions in China are now eligible to apply to other positions outside if China, even if they have already applied to two positions.

The safety and wellbeing of our students are our top priorities, and Stanford University is actively monitoring the developing situation with respect to the spread of disease and potential impacts to university functions. Please visit this pageto see a list of frequently asked questions about Stanford’s response to, and prevention of, 2019 Novel Coronavirus on campus.

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Host Organization:       Caixin Global


Organization Profile:

We are the English edition of Caixin, China’s leading independent media covering the country’s business and financial sectors. The editorial team at Caixin Global includes 25 reporters, editors and graphic designers.

City:     Beijing

Internship Department:     Caixin Global HR

Department Profile:     HR for Caixin Global

Work description:

Intern would work as an assistant for one of the three main teams at Caixin Global: Finance, Corporate News and CX Tech. Interest and background in one of these areas (i.e. China finance, China corporate news, or China tech) is highly preferred. At least intermediate proficiency in Chinese is also essential, since many tasks involve looking at Chinese articles and source materials. Work would include helping to research stories and data for graphics, and also some limited opportunities for writing.

Number of Opening(s):       1-2

Work Hours and Internship Start/End Dates: (Monday to Friday, June

22 –August 14, 2020):    Full time/ start & end dates can be flexible but at least eight weeks

Work Attire:     Casual

Local Language:    Mandarin

Required Local Language:    Intermediate reading, writing, and speaking (Two-year level at Stanford)

Additional desired intern qualifications: 

Background/interest in financial or business writing highly desirable, especially with regard to Chinese companies and financial markets.

China (PRC)
City or Cities: 
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and coterms who are undergraduates in all majors, including undeclared. Coterm students must still have undergraduate status. MA students in the Center for East Asian Studies are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be current Stanford students during the internship period. Seniors must postpone graduation paperwork until the internship ends, but may participate in commencement. For summer graduation requirements, including details regarding enrollment requirements and information about participation in the June commencement ceremonies, students should contact their major department's student services office and Registrar's Office for graduation quarter petition.
  • Preferably, before beginning their internships, selected candidates should have taken at least one course regarding the internship region. The course can be taken in the spring quarter. 

For more internship positions provided by the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program, please see our internship listing

Each applicant can apply for a maximum of two program-arranged positions. If you apply more than two positions, we will only accept the first two applications based on the time of your submission. 

For more information, please see Eligibility and Stipend.

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Stanford Global Studies Internship Program