• Internship
  • Beijing

Website AmCham China

The American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China (AmCham China) sits at the front lines of the largest and most important bilateral economic relationship in the world. With frequent access to high-level officials from both the US and Chinese governments, plus the most influential network of senior executives from the business community, the Chamber is currently undergoing an exciting transformation of its own, making sizeable investments in new technologies in a bid to enhance our impact long into the future. Representative of its membership, staff are a vibrant mix of international and local employees, and the Chamber’s unique culture encourages initiative, innovation, and inclusiveness. Join this important organization and help shape the future direction of the global economy!


Interested in US-China Relations? Trade policy? Understanding the Chinese economic environment? Want to work for an organization sitting at the nexus of the US-China business relationship?!

The American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that seeks to help American companies succeed in China through advocacy, information sharing, networking, and business support services. Our Government Affairs team is searching for an intern to support our policy and advocacy work. Interns will be based in Beijing.


The intern will support AmCham China’s government affairs team in the execution of various projects, including:
• drafting and editing the annual White Paper on American Business in China;
• collecting data and conducting analysis for the annual Business Climate Survey (These are two of AmCham China’s leading policy documents, which have both been cited on average at least once a day in news media around the world!)
• supporting ad hoc events, including helping with invitations, registration, event write-ups, etc.
• researching, drafting, editing, translating and proofreading a variety of written products on US-China relations and regulatory and policy issues of interest to AmCham China members


• Students currently enrolled in master’s degree programs in international relations, business, or related fields; or current undergraduate students in relevant majors are welcome to apply
• Native English or Chinese speaker with exceptional written command of the English language; ability to conduct research and communicate in Chinese preferred
• Attention to details
• Exceptional writing and editing skills
• Strong interest or academic background in US-China relations, foreign policy and trade policy
• Candidates who are dependable, flexible, able to take initiative and work well in a team environment


Application Materials:
• 1 page cover letter in English detailing candidate’s interest and qualifications for the AmCham China internship, attached in .pdf format
• 1 page resume in English, in .pdf format
• 1 writing sample in .pdf format in topics related to US-China relations (in English, 500-700 words)In the body of the email, please include the following:
• Available dates and preference for a full time or part time position
• Department preferences: Candidates should submit their application only once, but state if they want to also be considered for positions in other AmCham China departments
• Current status: location (city/country), citizenship, and visa status with regards to China (e.g., Chinese citizen currently studying abroad, Chinese student, American in Beijing on an X visa)
• Contact informationOther Requirements:
• Candidates must be currently enrolled in a university program
• Expat candidates must be X1 or X2 visa holders
• Minimum time commitment of 10 weeks
• Part-time interns should spend at least three days a week in the office

To apply for this job email your details to internship@amchamchina.org