NBR publications intern, fall 2016 (Seattle, WA)

Publications Internship—Fall 2016
Seattle, WA

The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) is seeking an unpaid, volunteer, part-time Publications Intern (8–12 hours per week) to assist with formatting, proofreading, and copyediting, as well as with the distribution of NBR publications.
This entry-level internship position would be ideal for a candidate seeking to develop office skills and professional experience in publishing while also working at a nonprofit research institution. The internship, though volunteer, pays a nominal stipend of $250 per quarter and provides an ORCA pass. Students are also encouraged to apply for credit or funding through their home institution.
  • Assisting with formatting, proofreading, and copyediting manuscripts
  • Assisting with distributing NBR publications, including processing and shipping orders
  • Providing general office support for other NBR activities, including answering incoming calls to the organization
  • Current student
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Attention to detail, positive work ethic, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a group
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently
  • Interest in publishing; interest in Asia studies and international relations is a plus
  • Familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style is a plus
Application Process
Applications for this position are due September 9, 2016. To apply, submit the following to Ms. Grace DeMun at employment@nbr.org:
  • Application form: PDF or MS Word
  • Cover letter that details your qualifications, interests, and availability
  • Resume
  • A brief writing sample on a topic related to your field of study
  • Contact information of three references, including name, title, affiliation, relationship to you, phone number, email address
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