Project Code: STATE-CAN-118

Calling All Russian, Chinese, and Persian Readers! Monitor Canada's diverse diaspora news sources!

Project Title Calling All Russian, Chinese, and Persian Readers! Monitor Canada's diverse diaspora news sources!
Project Summary Monitor Russian, Chinese, or Persian media in Canada for important news. Keep U.S. diplomats informed on how diaspora communities are reporting on political, economic, and foreign affairs issues.
Country Canada
Agency Department of State
DoS Office N/A
Post TORONTO
Section POL
Number of Interns 6
Project Description

U.S. Consulate General Toronto seeks 3-6 virtual interns to monitor foreign language media in Canada. Chinese, Russian, and Farsi media offer interesting and useful insights into governments' and diaspora's views on Canadian and U.S. foreign policy. Successful applicants will identify the most relevant press sources in these languages, monitor and review them regularly, and produce written reports on interesting news, op-eds, features etc. for use by the Political Sections of the U.S. mission in Canada.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Editing and proofreading
Research
Writing
Additional Information

We are looking for students who have a high reading comprehension in Russian, Chinese, or Persian to monitor the diverse diaspora media of Canada. Each language team will ideally have at least two interns. The project will be facilitated through Slack.