CLW is currently looking to expand our team:


Part-time Program Coordinator


The following are required qualities of a successful applicant:

  • at least one-year of related NGO work experience;
  • an interest in Chinese social issues and human rights;
  • superior oral and written fluency in English and Chinese (the cover letter needs to be sent in Chinese and English);
  • self-motivated and reliable.
  • strong written and oral communication skills
  • proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred qualifications include:

  • experience related to labor rights or public advocacy;
  • translation experience;
  • administrative experience;
  • graduate-level degree in a related field.
  • skilled with research and analysis

Time Commitment, Application Deadlines: The position is part-time, about 80 hours per month. The rest working time can be at home. While rare, there may be a need to work in evenings or weekends to meet deadlines. The position is available now and applications are considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The applicant needs to be proficient in both Chinese and English. Salary will be determined depending on personal situations.

Required experience: Related NGO work experience: 1 year

Required language: Fluent Chinese and English.

Please submit applications via email, and attach a cover letter--one must be in Chinese and another must be in English--and a resume to with the subject heading of the email as "Program Coordinator". We will follow-up with applicants. Please no phone calls.

Research and Development Intern


China Labor Watch (CLW) is an independent not-for-profit organization. In the past ten years, CLW has collaborated with unions, labor organizations, and the media to conduct hundreds of in-depth assessments of labor conditions in Chinese factories that produce toys, bikes, shoes, furniture, clothing, and electronics for some of the largest international brand corporations. CLW's New York office creates reports from these investigations, educates the international community on supply chain labor issues, and pressures corporations to improve conditions for workers. CLW also trains workers and operates a worker hotline in China that has handled nearly 6,000 cases since 2010. Find out more about CLW:


Applicants should be well-organized, self-motivated and reliable, with a strong interest in workers' human rights.

Oral and written fluency in Chinese and proficiency in English is a must.

Translation experience is desirable. Interest in Chinese labor issues is also desirable.

Time Commitment & Application Deadlines

32 hours (4 days) per week for a minimum of 3 months.

The position is available now and applications are considered on a rolling basis.Stipend & School Credit After fulfilling three months of work, CLW will offer a stipend of $1,800 to the intern. We can also work with interns so they can obtain academic credit or outside funding.

Email two versions of a cover letter--one in Chinese and one in English--and a resume to  with the subject heading "Research and Development Internship". We will follow-up with applicants. Please no phone calls.




We strongly encourage people who are interested in labor rights issues to apply for volunteer positions with CLW. CLW provides volunteers a good platform through which to examine labor conditions in China, as well as offers opportunities to strengthen analytical skills, writing skills, translation experience, and more. Interns and volunteers continue to make great contributions to CLW.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to