Successful applicants will preferably be students with or pursuing a degree in social science, humanities, languages or business with experience in qualitative research, and analysis. Full professional proficiency in written and spoken English is required, and native or bilingual proficiency in at least one local language is preferred. The preferred local languages are Arabic, Burmese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Malay, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, or Vietnamese.
The internship program is designed to span three to six months. For part-time candidates, a minimum commitment of 15 hours a week, and ideally over two consecutive days, for three months is preferred. Interns will be offered a modest monthly allowance. Blackpeak does not sponsor work visas for interns and you should make sure you are legally allowed to work in the location for which you apply.
Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to us at Blackpeak.Internship@acuris.com. In the subject line of your email, please state “Blackpeak Office Location – Period of Internship – Your Name”. For example, “Hong Kong – Apr to Jun 2020 – Jane Doe”.
In your cover letter, please include the following:
- Date of commencement
- Period of internship
- Type of internship (full-time or part-time)
- Work hours or days per week (applicable for part-time interns only)
- Blackpeak office location
- Language proficiencies
- Work authorization and, if applicable, visa or residence status
- Current educational status, including details of your course
All information and materials submitted to Blackpeak will remain strictly confidential and be treated for recruitment purposes only. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.