Research Intern

KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific (KSI) has openings for Research Interns!


Candidate need to meet the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student majoring in economics, politics, public policy, public administration, international relations, or developmental studies (other areas of study may be considered).
  • An average CGPA of 3.0, Distinction average or equivalent
  • Proficient in English speaking and writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to complete a minimum internship duration of two (2) months.

The desirable candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must also demonstrate essential characteristics such as good leadership skills, high integrity, critical thinking, independence, teamwork, and a passion for making a positive impact in society through good policy analysis and knowledge sharing.

Marketing and Communications Executive

The KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific is seeking a motivated, creative, and astute individual to fill the role of Communications Executive.

The candidate must have:

  • A strong grasp of current events (ie. politics, international affairs, developments in the business world, etc – a mixture of such topics).
  • Be able to work independently and critical-minded

Responsibilities include:

  • Curating content for KSI’s website and social media platforms, namely Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram (Content creation for YouTube is not required).
  • Work alongside (i) conference producers to promote events and build sales and (ii) researchers to showcase policy ideas in an attractive and engaging manner.
  • Determining and implementing strategies to increase social media and web traffic to reach a wider audience by boosting post to reach relevant customers.
  • Needs to know how to target the right customer segments and convert views to sales.
  • Designing event e-posters and KSI publicity materials.
  • Prepare and send out monthly e-newsletters. Manage and update subscriptions
  • Produce analytic reports after postings and advise higher management of its effectiveness of marketing campaigns and content management.

Required skills:

  • Proficient in English and Bahasa Malaysia. Proficiency in Mandarin is a bonus.
  • Graphic design. May use apps/sites like Canva. Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator is a bonus.
  • Proficient in copyrighting.

For more information or to apply, please send your CVs and portfolios to and copy and


Be part of our team!