Program Assistant


The Center for Asia-Pacific Resilience and Innovation (CAPRI) is a nongovernmental, nonpartisan, international think tank. CAPRI’s mission is to enhance global resilience and promote innovative governance by drawing on the experiences of the Asia-Pacific region through comparative public policy research. Our interdisciplinary research at the intersection of health, economic growth, and environmental sustainability provides informed and insightful policy analysis to governments, leaders, media, and the public.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a full-time program assistant to support CAPRI’s administrative and research work. A program assistant must be creative, flexible, and efficient, with careful attention to detail as well as the ability to introduce the organization to others confidently. CAPRI has an international work environment with a flat, collaborative, start-up organizational structure.


  • Assist in CAPRI’s research projects and engagement activities by collecting information and coordinating with external collaborators
  • Support the coordination, planning, and execution of CAPRI’s online/in-person events worldwide
  • Generate content for and monitor social media channels
  • Assist in outside vendor management and other administrative tasks

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree (e.g., in public policy, public health, economics, politics, Asian studies, international affairs, environmental studies, sociology, foreign languages, or other relevant fields)
  • An intellectual interest in public policy research
  • Excellent communication skills in Chinese
  • At least intermediate proficiency in English
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Experience working at a Taiwanese nonprofit or research organization
  • Experience with cross-cultural communication


On-site in Taipei.


Starts at NTD 35,000/month with compensation based on experience and qualifications

How to Apply

Please send the following materials to [email protected]:


  1. Your résumé/CV in both Chinese and English (in PDF format)
  2. A brief statement of interest (either in Chinese or English) (Why are you interested in this position? What traits do you have that make you a fit for this position?)
  3. Contact information for two professional or academic references (People that can provide objective comments on your work abilities, such as supervisor or colleague at work, university professors, or peers)


  1. 1 to 3 sample(s) of your academic writing or publications (e.g., term papers, op-eds, or presentations, in Chinese or English. Please send in PDF format.)
  2. Any other relevant supplementary material that can help us to know you more (please compile all materials into one PDF.)

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