Project Code: STATE-USA-INL-194

Transnational Crime Media Watcher

Project Title Transnational Crime Media Watcher
Project Summary Through open source research, build an understanding of transnational crime in Asia, especially in regards to narcotics, people, and wildlife trafficking, and illicit finance.
Country United States
Country/Region of Focus East Asia and Pacific
Agency Department of State
DoS Office INL/EA
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 4
Project Description

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) at the Department of State is seeking motivated virtual interns to follow local media outlets and social media throughout Asia and conduct open source analysis on transnational criminal activity in Asia. The interns will report to Foreign Service Officers in INL and their reporting will have direct impact on U.S. Government policies to combat such illicit activity.

Required Skills or Interests
Analytical writing
Political Analysis
Additional Information

We are looking for at least one intern who speaks Chinese. Other non-Chinese speaking interns will also be accepted. Other Asian languages are preferred for those positions, but not required.