Brigham Young University

Asian Studies

World Bank Internship

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World Bank Internship

Application deadline: Monday, 3 September

Interns will work at the World Trade Center in Salt Lake City Utah. Some work may be done from Provo, but interns must check in regularly. The time commitment is ten hours per week minimum, with flexible work times. This internship is unpaid.

World Bank Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) network, launched in 1999, is a group of 114 officers in eighty-one countries around the world working to foster trade and investment between their regions and developing countries. PSLOs facilitate companies’ access to international financial institution (IFI) business opportunities, services and knowledge, and act as the voice of the private sector for the IFI’s on how to better engage companies on development issues. Salt Lake Chamber and the World Trade Center Utah host one of the nine U.S. Private Sector Liaison Officers Read More…

Book of the Semester Lecture

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Book of the Semester Lecture

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Barbara Demick
Thursday, 19 July 2012
11:00 a.m.
238 HRCB

Korea Fest will follow the lecture and book signing at 1:00 on the east lawn.

Barbara Demick has been interviewing North Koreans about their lives since 2001, when she moved to Seoul for the Los Angeles Times. Demick’s reporting on North Korea won the Overseas Press Club award for human rights reporting, the Read More…

Market Entry Analyst

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Market Entry Analyst

China, India, Korea, Vietnam, Turkey, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, UK, Germany, Canada

Working from where ever you are, help us identify and prioritize market entry opportunities for Chegg in various countries. This will include understanding core user needs via quantitative and qualitative research, building a competitive landscape map, and identifying key market entry hurdles. The result will be a prioritized business plan for that country and perhaps a role on the initial country team. Read More…

Summer Internship CenCore LLC

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Summer Internship CenCore LLC

Desired Qualifications:

Excellent analysis capabilities
Have either lived in the region or are currently involved in an area studies program relevant to the region2/2/2 in a language relevant to the region
Superb writing abilities, capable of producing concise, well-articulated pieces
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Instability in Southeast Asia

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Instability in Southeast Asia

With U.S. attention turned toward the Middle East, is Southeast Asia suffering from this disinterest? Much of the area is faced with problems of anti-government insurgency and terrorist threats, but what action should the U.S. take to counter these threats? Just how important is Southeast Asia to the security of the United States?

Praemon‘s newest analyst, Evan Mecham, looks at recent events in the area to address these and other questions in his first article. Read it and other policy analyses at www.praemon.org.