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Our work is comprised of programs, advocacy, and research with partners around the globe in areas that cover today’s most critical issues. Whether it’s green finance, trade, technology, foreign policy, or conservation, together, we work to find innovative solutions that foster a more productive US-China relationship.

Our Culture

PI believes the source of innovation comes from the cross-pollination of diverse talents, ideas, and expertise. This is why we have continuously developed capabilities and assets in different areas that can be harnessed across the institute. We work to uphold our mission and amplify our work to the public and relevant stakeholders.

Our Values

The Paulson Institute holds these values as integral to our collective success.


We offer a flexible, collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefits.


Work With Us

We seek people who have an interest in US-China relations and are driven to help us achieve our mission. Exceptional writing, creativity, research, and analytical skills are essential in our work. Chinese language is a plus but not a requirement. Headquartered in downtown Chicago, we have offices in Beijing and Washington, D.C. If you’re looking for an opportunity to affect real change, join us!

If you are interested in other job opportunities at the Paulson Institute, please submit your resume and cover letter to Cathy Gifford in our HR Department at

EEO/Diversity Statements

The Paulson Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We are passionate about creating and nurturing an inclusive workplace that promotes diverse ideas and thought processes and all are welcomed, included, valued, and engaged. We truly believe that we will be stronger and able to accomplish our mission only by fostering an environment where everyone, regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation or identity, or disability thrives on the opportunity to do their very best work.