Minimum GPA: 3.00

Terms and Dates:

  • Summer 2024
    June 23, 2024 to August 23, 2024
One Time Opportunity


Maja Anderson


Opportunity Description

Host organization: Center for Khmer Studies

Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia

The Center for Khmer Studies (CKS) promotes research, teaching, and public service in the social sciences, arts, and humanities in Cambodia and the Mekong region. Since its opening in 2001, CKS has specialized in the preservation of Cambodian and Southeast Asian history and culture. Their work is a response to the country's crisis in the preservation of literary heritage following decades of civil war and the targeted destruction of its educational resources. 

Under the supervision and guidance of the head librarian, you will:

  • Develop ideas for library workshops to expand its digital presence

  • Explore open-access websites and recent publications on Southeast Asia for potential inclusion into the CKS library

  • Develop activities for the CKS Children's Library

  • Work with the CKS Rare Books Collection
  • Assist with other tasks in the library as needed

  • Support the research of CKS junior fellows

  • Assist in editing Junior Resident Fellows’ research papers

  • Develop ideas for library workshop under the theme of Digital Library Development form Cambodian libraries   


All Global Interns receive an award totaling at least $3,000 for airfare, transportation, and living expenses. A portion of the stipend may be paid directly to the in-country host to support housing, food, and local transportation.

About Us

This internship is managed by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and its Southeast Asia Program, part of Global Cornell.