Jobs & Internships

China Labor Watch

Current Opportunities

Web design intern 

  • Perform qualitative research to understand user needs
  • Evaluate design solutions for usability
  • Incorporate UI/UX best practices in CLW’s official website design and layout

Requirements

  • Strong skills in various design programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Background in designing wireframes and prototypes
  • Strong interest in labor rights issues

The Web design intern will be expected to work 28hours (4days) per week for a minimum of 3 months.CLW will offer a monthly stipend of $600 to qualified interns with work permit.

All of the work will be conducted remotely. The position is available now and applications are considered on a rolling basis. We can work with the intern to obtain academic credit or outside funding.

To Apply

Please send two versions of a cover letter–one in Chinese and one in English–and a resume. We will follow-up with applicants. No phone calls please.

Program Intern

China Labor Watch (CLW) is an independent not-for-profit organization. In the past twenty 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. 

Duties

We are seeking a motivated individual that is interested in assisting CLW with current programs as well as developing new programs. In a small NGO like CLW, interns will have an ample opportunity to learn and actively participate in various aspects of our work. The intern will assist CLW with research and Chinese-English/English-Chinese translations, including for CLW investigative reports and other materials. The intern will carry out other tasks under the direction of the executive director and program coordinator, including seeking out and applying for funding opportunities, correspondence, research, and other tasks. The intern will be asked to assist in administrative tasks when necessary.

Qualifications

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

28 hours (4 days) per week for 4 months. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. CLW will offer a monthly stipend of $600 to qualified interns with work permit. Due to COVID-19, interns will be working remotely.

School Credit

We can also work with interns so they can obtain academic credit or outside funding.

To apply:

Please send a cover letter (in Chinese and English) and resume to Amelia Wang Amelia@chinalaborwatch.org. We will follow-up with applicants. Please no phone call

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