Blackpeak is an international investigative research and risk advisory firm dedicated to uncovering critical risk-related information for our clients worldwide. Our team members have been managing risk consulting projects for more than 20 years covering all industries across the globe.
We specialize in investigative due diligence, investigations and security, and business intelligence research. Our in-house team executes each project with unmatched in-country expertise, using customized investigative methodologies. Founded in Asia, the firm now operates from strategic locations in key financial and economic centers, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, New York and Washington DC.
Blackpeak offers full-time and part-time internships throughout the year. Our internship program provides undergraduates, graduate students and recent graduates with a unique perspective on the business environment in Asia.
Guided by our experienced analysts, you will work on the full range of investigative research Blackpeak offers: due diligence, corporate investigations and business intelligence research. You will undergo extensive training in our research methodologies. You will conduct intensive English and local language research using a wide variety of media, government, legal and proprietary sources. You will be expected to synthesize your findings in high-quality written reports.
During your internship, you will also complete a long-term project developed by you and your supervisor. Previous interns have completed projects on topics as diverse as Chinese bankruptcy and debt, relationships among Southeast Asian family conglomerates, and financial crime in Russia. Interns with outstanding performance will be considered for full-time positions upon graduation.
Successful applicants will preferably be students with, or pursuing a degree in, the humanities, politics, international relations, economics or journalism with experience in qualitative research and analysis. Full professional proficiency in written and spoken English is required, and working proficiency in at least one Asian language is preferred.
Interns are welcome at our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, New York and Washington DC. The internship program is designed to span three to six months. For part-time candidates, a minimum commitment of 15 hours a week for three months is preferred. Interns will be offered a modest monthly allowance. You should make sure you are legally allowed to work in the location for which you apply.
Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to decb64_aW50ZXJuc2hpcEBibGFja3BlYWtncm91cC5jb20=_decb64.
Please include date of commencement, duration of internship, preferred office, country or region of interest, work hours per week, current educational status, nationality, and visa or residence status if applicable.
All information and materials submitted to Blackpeak will remain strictly confidential and be treated for recruitment purposes only. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.