31 January 2018
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Teaching English in China to Young Learners at Career China – China
Overview of Career China:
We help transform the lives of international professionals who wish to work in China, giving them the opportunity to earn a comfortable living, travel and immerse themselves in a new culture, and gain transferable skills through global experience. Career China is a business unit of TAL Education Group (NYSE, TAL), which was recently named a top education brand in China and is one of the top 100 most valuable brands in China. With the support of the government, Career China only partners with reputable companies to ensure compliance with employment policies and procedures.
We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic ESL teachers in China. As an ESL teacher, your main focus will be teaching and practicing oral English with young learners. Chinese young learners are enthusiastic but well-behaved looking to have fun and learn English. You will need to be as equally energetic, use fun games, songs, dances or free-flowing conversations to get students engaged with the aim of developing students’ interest in language learning and building up our students’ abilities to use English in real life.
Requirements to Teach English in China:
Responsibilities for ESL Teachers in China:
What We Offer our ESL Teachers:
Your compensation will include:
Net Monthly income: USD 1400 – 2900 (RMB 10,000 – 20,000) *
Other benefits include:
*Subject to working location details will be specified during the interview process with the recruiter or school.
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Program Associate at The Committee of 100 – New York City
Overview of The Committee of 100
The Committee of 100 (C100), an international non-profit membership organization that brings a Chinese American perspective to issues concerning Asian Americans and U.S.- China relations, is hiring a full-time Program Associate in New York City to help with program planning and executive support.
Position Description: The position of Program Associate is a full-time position based in C100’s principal office in New York, New York, U.S.A. You will report to the Chief of Staff of C100. As the Program Associate, your duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:
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Research Assistant-China Specialist with U.S. Clearance (Term) at RAND – Washington, DC
Overview of RAND
The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND’s research and analysis address issues that impact people everywhere, including security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, RAND has close to 1,800 people from approximately 50 countries working in offices in North America, Europe, and Australia, with annual revenues of more than $308 million.
RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest. Our research is sponsored by government agencies, charitable trusts, and community nonprofits. In addition, we rely on philanthropic support to pursue visionary ideas; address critical problems that are under-researched; shape emerging policy debates; and devise innovative approaches for solving acute, complex, or provocative policy challenges. RAND values objectivity and integrity in both its research processes and internal interactions. We emphasize a collegial environment that respects the contributions and dignity of all staff.
Limited duration position; 3 years
RAND seeks a highly motivated research assistant to work with our research staff on a number of China and Korea related projects in a variety of areas, with an emphasis on national security issues. Research assistants work directly with and under the guidance of RAND researchers. Responsibilities will involve collection of information in Chinese and English using public and proprietary sources; preliminary reduction and analysis of this information; and, over time, preparation of draft documents and presentations.
Candidates must have advanced Mandarin reading skills, demonstrated on a RAND-sponsored language test.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) is required. Knowledge of quantitative applications (SAS, SPSS, STATA, etc.) or programming skills (C++, R, Java, SQL etc.) is desired.
Preference given to those applicants that hold an active US government security clearance. Those without security clearances should be eligible for a clearance, which requires US citizenship, and willing to go through the security clearance process.
This position is for Bachelors level applicants only. Masters level applicants should look for Defense Analyst positions . Bachelor’s degree in China/Asian Studies, Public Policy, Economics, International Relations or a related degree along with advanced Mandarin language skills.
0-2 years of related experience
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Project Coordinator at JLL – Los Angeles
Overview of JLL:
Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is a professional services firm, with specialists whose common passion is real estate. JLL has more than 70,000 employees working across 80 countries, tackling local, regional, and global real estate challenges for corporates and investors of all sizes.
JLL’s Capital Markets – Development & Asset Strategy group is seeking a Project Coordinator in our Los Angeles office. JLL’s Development & Asset Strategy group, through its International Properties Services (IPS) platform, brings United States residential projects to overseas investors and buyers. JLL seeks an individual with exceptional organizational skills to support the International Properties Services platform.
JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer
JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.
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Business Program Manager at China Institute – New York City
Overview of China Institute:
China Institute was founded in 1926 by a group of distinguished American and Chinese educators including John Dewey, Hu Shih, Paul Monroe and Dr. Kuo Ping-wen. It is the oldest bicultural organization in America devoted exclusively to China.
Chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York in 1944 as a school of continuing education, our language and cultural school is the oldest educational center of its kind in the United States.
China Institute’s mission is to bridge the United States & China by sharing insights and deepening trust through the pillars of education, culture and business
Position Title: Business Programs Manager
Reporting To: Director of Business Programs/President
Role: The Corporate Programs Manager works closely with the Director of Corporate Programs and coordinates with other CI Department to develop and deliver world class corporate programs.
Please email your resume and cover letter to HR@chinainstitute.org
Brand Manager or Product Manager at WeChat – Guangzhou, China
Overview of WeChat:
With over 650 million monthly active users, WeChat has become one of the most impactful mobile products on the planet. Since it’s start as a chat app, WeChat has grown to become a market-leading platform by connecting people, services, and businesses in China and around-the-world.
Job Title WeChat Brand Manager
Department WXG – WeChat Marketing
Location Guangzhou, China
Employment Type Permanent
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Job Title WeChat Product Manager
Department WXG – WeChat Core Product
Location Guangzhou, China
Employment Type Permanent
Job Description and Responsibilities
Rather than just reading about WeChat innovations from a blog, we invite talented mobile product developers and product managers to learn and participate firsthand by joining the WeChat Team. Learn about the WeChat product philosophy and the mobile lifestyle as a WeChat product manager. Joining the WeChat team gives you an unique opportunity to help redefine how people use their mobile devices to communicate and interact online and to better understand user behavior and preferences in the world’s largest mobile market. The Product Center team within WeChat is responsible for managing and growing our core product including messaging and social networking and you would be working along side WeChat’s distinguished founding team.
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Program Manager, Chinese Overseas Flagship Program at American Councils for International Education – Washington, DC
PAY BAND: 5 Manager
Funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), the Chinese Overseas Flagship Program is designed to train superior speakers of Chinese through intensive overseas study and practical, professional experience. The Program Manager oversees two American Councils Chinese Overseas Flagship Programs: one, located at Beijing Union University, provides intensive, yearlong Chinese language instruction, internships, cultural activities, and structured opportunities for students to maximize their immersion in the host country culture. The second, based in Nanjing, prepares and supports students as they participate in full-time, professional internships in their fields of interest; it is administered in collaboration with Brigham Young University.
The Program Manager is responsible for the program’s daily administration, overall quality, direction, and financial oversight. He/she supervises staff abroad and in the U.S. to recruit, select, and support approximately 50-75 program participants each academic year.
The Program Manager ensures the provision of outstanding student support abroad, oversees the academic program, responds to student concerns, and collaborates with American Councils senior staff, institutional partners, and funders to maximize learning outcomes. The Program Manager reports to the American Councils Director of Flagship Overseas Programs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
American Councils is committed to taking affirmative steps to enhance employment opportunities for minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities, and strives to ensure that meaningful employment and promotional opportunities are maintained for everyone. American Councils’ commitment to equal employment opportunity is based not only on federal requirements, but also on a longstanding commitment to maintaining a diverse workforce reflective of the communities in which we operate.
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information
Sr. All Source Military Capability Analyst-CHINA at Syntelligent Analytic Solutions – Washington, DC
Syntelligent Analytic Solutions, LLC, a SDVOSB and HUBZone Small Business Concern, is a professional services and consulting firm catering to Government and private sector customers. We provide highly qualified professionals who work in partnership with our clients to provide unique, creative and innovative professional, management and technical services and solutions in the areas of: Program Management & Support, Analytic & Intelligence Operations, Information Technology, Security Operations and Business Consulting.
Responsibilities Syntelligent is seeking Sr. All -Source Military Capability Analysts for awarded work at DIA-HQ Washington, DC.
Job Responsibilities: The Senior-Level All-Source Military Capability Analyst (MIL-CAP) shall provide, at the direction of the government, qualified intelligence analysis and perform tasks that include, but are not limited to, the following for the Asia Pacific Regional Center (APRC):
Job Requirements: The position of Senior-Level All-Source Military Capability Analyst shall possess the following qualifications:
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Syntelligent Analytic Solutions, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of the company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you are a qualified disabled veteran or individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, please contact our Human Resources at 540-736-4570, Extension #2
Business Development Manager – University Programs at WorldStrides – Shanghai, China
Overview of WorldStrides:
WorldStrides is the United States’ largest provider of educational student travel. Each year, thousands of teachers and over 400,000 students from every state in America, as well as dozens of foreign countries, travel with WorldStrides throughout the United States and to more than 100 countries on six continents. The commitment and concerted efforts of WorldStrides professionals around the world ensure a safe, life-enriching experience for every student. Since our founding in 1967, over 6.5 million students have enjoyed our educational travel programs.
WorldStrides China was established in 2012 with the mission of introducing our world-class education travel opportunities to the fast-growing Chinese market. Our programs focus on “delivering results through education travel,” and we provide students with an elite education travel experience as well as a tangible education outcome.
WorldStrides China is driven by our guiding principles:
WorldStrides | CBL International Education seeks a suitably qualified and experienced, exceptional individual to work as the Business Development Manager.
The full-time BD Manager reports directly to the Vice President of Academic Partnerships. The role will be responsible for developing partnerships with elite universities in Greater China area. The ideal candidate would have an education background of engineering/medicine/science. This position is based in WorldStrides | CBL International Shanghai office. You will be part of a permanent full-time professional team based in Shanghai, delivering exceptional academic programs.
2018 China Program Intern at Environmental Defense Fund – New York City
Environmental Defense Fund (edf.org), a leading international nonprofit organization, creates transformational solutions to the most serious environmental problems. EDF links science, economics, law and innovative private-sector partnerships. Connect with us on EDF Voices, Twitter and Facebook.
Are you interested in exploring a career at an internationally-recognized environmental organization? By joining EDF as an Intern, you too can be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and a focus on results are a way of life. EDF’s Internship Program welcomes intellectually hungry leaders to join us, advance our work, and cultivate the skills and relationships needed for a successful career working for the environment. Alumni of our Internship Program have gone on to important leadership positions, most notably our own President, Fred Krupp. Could you be the next Fred Krupp?
EDF offers internships and fellowships for students and recent graduates in a variety of programs and departments throughout the organization. The ultimate goal of our internship and fellowship program is to provide high-quality experiences (including relevant projects and opportunities for networking) that form the foundation for any individual who is serious about pursuing an environmental career.
China has experienced a rapid economic growth in the past decades, accompanied by increasingly deteriorating environment. EDF has been on the ground in China since 1991, developing market-based solutions to help the Chinese government tackle tough environmental challenges. EDF is one of the first officially registered foreign environmental organizations in China and has a representative office in Beijing. EDF’s China team is based in Beijing, Shanghai, New York, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. EDF’s current goals are to help ensure the success of China’s national carbon market, align its domestic agenda to control air pollution with its global climate targets, and drive low-carbon investment in nations throughout the Belt and Road Initiative in the next 5 years.
Zhuli Hess, Senior Manager, Global Strategy
The intern will join EDF Global Strategy team in New York and assist managers and other EDF staff that are involved in EDF China’s operation and projects. The intern’s primary responsibilities include – creating periodic news updates related to specific projects, translating documents and news articles from English to Chinese (or vice versa), executing ad-hoc projects as assigned by the team members. The intern will learn about EDF’s international operation and projects in China and develop practical skills to work in a bilingual and cross-timezone environment.
Tasks will include but are not limited to:
Location: New York, NY
Hours: 21 – 35 hours/week
Interested applicants should attach their cover letter and resume to the EDF application, together with an example of translation in English and Chinese.
Due to the volume of employment applications and queries received, EDF is unable to respond to each application individually. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected as a candidate.
Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant’s qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Translation & Communication Intern at AmCham China – Beijing, China
About AmCham China:
The American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose membership comprises more than 3,300 individuals from 900 companies operating across China. The chamber’s nationwide mission is to help American companies succeed in China through advocacy, information, networking and business support services. AmCham China is the only officially recognized chamber of commerce representing American business in mainland China. With offices in Beijing, Tianjin, Dalian, Shenyang and Wuhan, AmCham China has more than 50 working groups, and holds more than 250 events each year.
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Intern at China Politics Weekly
About China Politics Weekly: China Politics Weekly aims to keep business leaders, investors, diplomats, scholars and other China hands up to date on important trends in China. It is produced by Trey McArver, a London-based consultant providing advice and intelligence to firms and investors engaged in China and the region.
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G-MEO Doubles Internship Opportunities in New Partnership
Global Maximum Education Opportunities, Inc. (G-MEO) is pleased to announce the official signing of a new strategic partnership deal with Chengdu’s Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone, a top-ranked nominated national pilot program for free trade areas. The collaboration strengthens G-MEO’s intern and study abroad programs, expanding education and internship offerings for American college students, as well as Chinese international students who enroll at its Chengdu American Center for Study Abroad. Looking to attract global talent to China’s newest first-tier city, which already hosts more than half of Fortune 500 companies, the Hi-Tech Zone will provide talent training and professional experiences within its 100,000 enterprises in areas such as technology, medicine, internet, human resources, energy, and more. These opportunities come in addition to internships with law firms, start-ups, and business service companies already available at the Chengdu American Center.
G-MEO’s CEO Dr. David Chang was named the Senior Consultant for Talent Acquisition, tasked with leading recruitment efforts to bring American student interns to the city of Chengdu and the Hi-Tech Zone through the study abroad provider’s programs. According to the agreement, both parties will work on the establishment and development of three training programs to provide professional support and smooth communications for international talent. At the inaugural meeting in Chengdu on November 16, the Hi-Tech Zone team also pledged to establish policies that encourage participating interns to return to Chengdu to work after graduation and contribute to the city’s overall development and prosperity. Nearly 20 companies were represented at this event. Both Dr. Sherry Sun, COO at G-MEO, and Ms. Jingyu Wang, Director of the Chengdu American Center, agreed that this new partnership marks another critical milestone of an already significant collaboration between G-MEO and the city of Chengdu.
Participants from Hi-Tech Zone companies visited G-MEO’s Chengdu American Center for Study Abroad, located on the Huaxi campus of the renowned Sichuan University in Chengdu. Mr. Wei Huang, Senior Project Manager at the Hi-Tech Zone, is confident that the program will facilitate human resources development, the internationalization of enterprises, and greater Sino-American communication.
The beautiful Hi-Tech Zone campus is located in the southern part of Chengdu, just an easy subway ride away from the Chengdu American Center. The Hi-Tech Zone contains 140,000 companies, among those, 119 are on the Global Fortune 500 list.
Under the auspices of the Chengdu Municipal Government, in collaboration with four U.S. universities and Sichuan University, G-MEO established the Chengdu American Center for Study Abroad in 2012, to provide high quality innovative programs for students to study and intern abroad in China.
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Journal of American-East Asian Relations Frank Gibney Award Deadline Extended
The deadline for the Journal of American-East Asian Relations Frank Gibney Award has been extended to February 1, 2018. The editors give the award to an essay in the field of American-East Asian relations written by a graduate student based on coursework and submitted by his or her supervisor.
The award honors the life and goals of Frank Gibney (1924–2006), an early and enthusiastic supporter of the Journal. Gibney worked for more than fifty years to educate the peoples on both sides of the Pacific about each other. He began his study of Japan as a military intelligence officer during World War II and the Occupation of Japan, then became a correspondent and editor at Time, Life, and Newsweek magazines before joining Encyclopaedia Britannica in 1966 to develop its presence in Asia. Gibney wrote or edited more than a dozen books on Japan and Asia. In 1979, Gibney co-founded the Pacific Basin Institute, now at Pomona College, Claremont California, to promote public understanding through lectures, conferences, and publications. He edited the Library of Japan series, which commissioned and translated works of Japanese fiction and nonfiction.
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