Project Code: STATE-AUS-6

Deep Dive into China's Influence in Australia; countering malign influence in ASEAN + the Pacific

Project Title Deep Dive into China's Influence in Australia; countering malign influence in ASEAN + the Pacific
Project Summary If you want to learn more about Chinese disinformation, cybercrime, and influence campaigns, look no further. Mission Australia is looking for help uncovering how China is increasing its foothold in Asia. Involves research, interviews with experts, and creative thinking.
Country Australia
Agency Department of State
DoS Office N/A
Post CANBERRA
Section POL
Number of Interns 3
Project Description

Contribute to an ongoing policymaking debate, and get the chance to shape how the USG approaches China. Looking for enthusiastic future policy-makers with a deep interest in the Chinese Communist Party and a nuanced understanding of China's role in the world. Past interns have gone on to work for the U.S. government and for think tanks.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Data analysis
Economic analysis
Graphic design
Political Analysis
Research
Social media management
Writing
Additional Information

Chinese language a plus, but not required. Bonus points for self-starters who have an ability to put together creative visuals, including infographics, but not a requirement.