Internship Program for the Peace and Security Research Unit
East Asia Institute
December 2015 - /
Working with the Peace and Security Research Unit at EAI, consists of data gathering for the U.S.-China Relations (UCR) project, participating in conferences, roundtable discussions, forums, and weekly intern seminars, as well as providing logistical support for institute activities.
The Peace and Security Research Unit comprises of the national security panel that conducts research on strategies related to Korean diplomatic and security policy, in addition to the Asia Security Initiative Research Center, Center for Chinese Studies, Center for Japan Studies, and Center for North Korea Studies. The Peace and Security Research Unit at the East Asia Institute (EAI), has presented three major strategies for Korean diplomacy, namely ‘complex network’, ‘co-evolution with the North’, and ‘middle power diplomacy’, Since 2009, the unit, with the support of the Macarthur Foundation in the U.S. has conducted large-scale research projects. The research outcomes are presented as issue briefings, working papers, EAI reviews, the "U.S.-China Relations Series," as well as in book form. In addition, the unit organizes sessions with government officials to discuss security issues, promotes international scholarly exchange through its "smart talk" forums with renowned overseas scholars, and conducts ‘smart Q&A interview’ sessions with local and international experts.