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USKI Launches New Seminar Series

Today USKI launched the Breakfast Security Series with a seminar on North Korea Nuclear Issues lead by David Albright.

Upcoming Events at USKI

The U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS presents

Lost and Found in Uzbekistan:

The Korean Story

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Reception beginning at 6:00 PM

Johns Hopkins SAIS, Rome Auditorium

1619 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Featuring: Victoria Kim, Beijing-based writer and multimedia producer

Moderated by: Jenny Town, Assistant Director, US-Korea Institute at SAIS

Click here for more information and to RSVP

Lost and Found in Uzbekistan: The Korean Story

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 – Lost and Found in Uzbekistan: The Korean Story

2014 SAIS U.S.-Korea Yearbook

Yearbook cover 2014The 2014 Edition of the SAIS U.S.-Korea Yearbook analyzes important developments in North and South Korea that characterized their relations in that year. Each paper was written by a SAIS student from the course, “Korea’s Economic Development,” offered in the 2014 fall semester. Their insights were based on extensive reading and study as well as on numerous interviews conducted with government officials, scholars, NGO workers, academics and private sector experts both in Washington and Seoul.

Student authors featured: Alin Horj, Ju Hyung Kim, Kendrick Kuo, Jagabanta Ningthoujam, Kyu Seok Shim, and Mario Vanella.

Read more and download the full report here: 2014 SAIS US-Korea Yearbook

Learn more about the Korea Studies Program at SAIS.

Tumen Triangle Tribulations: The Unfulfilled Promise of Chinese, Russian and North Korean Cooperation

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015 – Tumen Triangle Tribulations: The Unfulfilled Promise of Chinese, Russian and North Korean Cooperation

Getting Beyond Politics: Creating Lasting Impact in North Korea

Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 – Getting Beyond Politics: Creating Lasting Impact in North Korea

Seeking Program & Research Interns

The US-Korea Institute at SAIS is seeking program and research interns for immediate hire and for the upcoming spring semester. Multiple positions are open, duties will vary. Current areas of research include: North Korea political, economic, and social development, North Korean WMD issues, US-ROK nuclear cooperation, US-ROK cooperation in Southeast Asia, US-ROK cooperation nuclear security, US foreign policy to both Koreas, energy security cooperation in Northeast Asia, ROK renewable energy policies, and more. Candidates with a background in security and Asia issues preferred for immediate open positions.

Interns generally are asked to do a variety of tasks including research assistance, event attendance and reporting, logistical support for events and projects, and other things as necessary. They may work with USKI staff and/or Visiting Scholars on various projects.

Successful candidates should have an interest in Korea and/or East Asia policy and be at least a sophomore in college or higher; graduate students and post-grads are encouraged to apply. Foreign language skills are a plus, but not necessary. Strong writing and editing skillls are preferred. Must be able to multitask, prioritize, meet deadlines, and work well both independently and in small groups.

USKI internships are unpaid and interns are expected to work at least 4 days a week.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume and short writing sample to Jenny Town, Assistant Director at jtown2@jhu.edu. Only those chosen for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.