The internship program at CSIS aims to provide students with an opportunity to work and conduct research on issues pertinent to Indonesia. Internship opportunities are only available for those holding at least an undergraduate degree in majors relevant to CSIS’ research topics. Internship positions are available for Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms. Internship duration may vary between 10 to 16 weeks.

Following the development of the COVID-19 pandemic in Jakarta and Indonesia, please be noted the following changes regarding the internship application during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • The internship is a combination between remote internship and in-person.
  • The in-person internship complies with CSIS’ Work-from-Home policy which is subject to monthly review based on the latest development
Research Internship

Requirements :

  • 3rd year or 4th year undergraduate/master’s student or fresh graduate with economics/politics/international relations background
  • Strong interest in international, regional (East Asia, Asia Pacific or ASEAN) and Indonesia’s domestic issues
  • Experience in quantitative and/or qualitative methodologies and research techniques preferred
  • Strong analytical, writing, communication and teamwork skills

Application : please submit your application i.e. Curriculum Vitae (with recent photograph) and motivation letter here

Knowledge Management Internship

Requirements :

  • 3rd year or 4th year undergraduate student or fresh graduate
  • Majoring in communications, visual communication design, computer science, library science, economics, international relations, social-political science, or any other relevant fields
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in one, or a few of the following skills:
    • Social media management
    • Graphic design
    • IT and computer networking
    • Digital library management and archiving
    • Photography
    • Video editing
  • High-level English proficiency is essential

Application : interested candidate for Knowledge Management Internship may apply using this form

Application for both research and KM internship needs to be sent before the deadlines below

Fall (Sept – Dec)      : July 15th
Spring (Jan – Apr)   : November 15th
Summer (May – Aug)  : March 15th

What we offer:

  • Access to our events (e.g. national/international conference, seminar and discussion) and library’s collection
  • Hands on research experience especially in foreign and Indonesia’s domestic policy
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with our researchers
  • Extensive network in the region
  • Opportunity to publish in our journals

Please note that the internship program is a volunteer, non-payment-based position. Selected candidates will be notified regarding the scope of work, job description as well as other relevant tasks by the head of the respective Department. Only selected candidates will be directly contacted by the manager. If you do not receive any updates, your application has not been successful.

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