The Himal Southasian editorial team is looking for interns to work with us in our Kathmandu office. We require a minimum commitment of 3 months.
- Fact-checking all magazine content;
- Suggesting and researching potential stories;
- Researching and writing blog posts;
- Tasks related to updating and maintaining the website;
- Performing select administrative tasks;
- Other writing opportunities are also available;
Apply if you
- Have at least a 12th-grade or IA-level diploma, or are in their last year of high school;
- Are interested in journalism;
- Want to learn about Southasia;
- Have excellent English-language skills;
- Can commit to a 3 month internship;
- Pay keen attention to detail.
How to apply
Familiarise yourself with Himal Southasian’s current and past coverage by looking through our archives. Then send a brief cover letter describing your interest in working with Himal Southasian, as well as your CV, to editorial @ himalmag.com
Deadline: Rolling applications
Romila Thapar addresses invitees at the
Southasian relaunch of Himal Southasian,
IIC, New Delhi, January 2013.
China, Southasia and India
On May 19 2013, newly appointed Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in New Delhi for a series of meetings with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The visit is Keqiang's first outside of China since assuming power in March.
From our archive:
Purna Basnet discusses Chinese engagement in Nepal vis-a-vis security issues in Tibet and broader geo-strategic plans in Southasia (April 2011).
Fatima Chowdury relates the story of Calcutta's Indian Chinese community through the lens of political and economic upheavals in Southasia and China (May 2009).
Simon Long notes the importance of the Sino-Indian relationship for the rest of Southasia (September 2006).
J.N Dixit ruminates on the strategic concerns of the 'Middle Kingdom' in the wake of India's 1998 nuclear tests (June 1998).