Job Opportunities

Call for applications: Multimedia Production Interns

The Paulson Institute is looking for a part-time multimedia intern to support multimedia projects from September to December. The main focus of this position will be supporting the development of a new video series by the think tank MacroPolo.The individual will be involved in all aspects of video and audio production, but particularly video editing using Premiere Pro. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in a future career in creative multimedia production and journalism.

The internship will hone your editing skills and potentially help you acquire skills in production set-up, camera work, and content distribution. Ultimately, you’ll gain real-world experience in fast-turnaround video editing and will have clips for your portfolio. This is a paid, part-time internship that requires 20 hours/week in the Paulson Institute’s downtown Chicago office.

More information here.

Student Fellows Program and Internships

The Think Tank offers Student Fellow positions and internships to work with the MacroPolo team on extensive research and writing projects, digital content and products, and technical and multimedia efforts. These are great opportunities to join an energetic and entrepreneurial team to help build a leading platform on China’s political economy.

Although general research is required, Student Fellows also have the chance to lead on significant projects and potentially co-publish substantial work. Previous cohorts have gone on to finance, consulting, government, and managerial positions at MacroPolo.

The Student Fellows program is conducted in partnership with the University of Chicago and is available to applicants who are currently enrolled at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Internships are available to all applicants and are dependent on specific needs, projects, and qualifications.

Qualified applicants should have a demonstrable interest in economics/finance, political science, policy, or other social sciences, as well as comfortable working with data and doing qualitative and quantitative research. Familiarity with China and Chinese language is strongly preferred.

These are paid positions and are available on a rolling basis throughout the academic year and summer. Interested candidates should send their CV and other relevant materials to