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Event Registration

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 – Event Registration

2/22: U.S. –Korea Alliance Under the Trump Administration

USKI-KNDU-INHA CIS Joint Symposium 2017

U.S. –Korea Alliance Under the Trump Administration

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
SAIS Rome Auditorium
1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036

Professor KIM Youngjun’s presented paper can be found here.

Professor NAM Chang-hee’s presented paper can be found here.

Click here to watch the the event live.

USKI-KNDU-INHA CIS Joint Symposium 2017

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 – USKI-KNDU-INHA CIS Joint Symposium 2017

Visiting Scholar in the News

USKI’s visiting scholar, Dennis Halpin’s article, “Korea shouldn’t let China infringe on artistic freedom,” was published in The Korean Times on Monday.

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Joel Wit, Senior Fellow at USKI, publishes an op-ed article in Foreign Policy

On April 27, 2016, Joel Wit published the article, You Can Negotiate Anything – Even North Korea, in Foreign Policy.

Seeking Program & Research Interns

The US-Korea Institute at SAIS is seeking program and research interns for immediate hire. 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 work on 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 Michelle Kae, Research Assistant at Only those chosen for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

The ABCs of North Korean SEZs

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 – The ABCs of North Korean SEZs