Careers at China Economic Review


China Economic Review is seeking an experienced journalist to join its English-language editorial team as editor. Candidates must be independent thinkers who can look at the Chinese economy and policy critically and possess the ability to form nuanced analytical views about a wide range of subjects. CER occupies a unique space in China as an independent publication, which allows our staff to write freely across a broad range of topics. For example, you must equally be equipped to take a view on the latest GDP figures, industry-specific trends or the movements in individual stocks.

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Two or more years experience in journalism, preferably covering business or related topics on-the-ground in China. Alternative experience in an analytical position with writing and editing duties will also be considered
  • Native English speaker. Conversational Chinese or better a benefit
  • Experience operating a website and social media platforms preferred
  • Experience managing others is an advantage, although not required

The position is primarily a writing one, but organization and editing tasks are also a substantial part of the job. The job is based in Shanghai, and the new editor would ideally start sometime in July. The successful candidate will be passionate about our brand and carrying on our track record that began in 1990. Candidates should email a resume, cover letter, four to six clips and two reference contacts (we will call them if you're a finalist) to


Editorial internship 
The editorial intern at China Economic Review will participate fully in the production process of the magazine, book publishing projects and the website. Interns who demonstrate strong writing skills will have the opportunity to write for the magazine. Interns will research stories, edit magazine and book proofs and work on the website.

Students with journalism experience and training or a strong interest in economics, business and finance should apply.

"I was given a great amount of responsibility and really felt like I was part of the team. I always felt challenged and ended up learning a great deal about working in an international environment. This internship was an especially rewarding part of my study abroad experience." - Michael Adams, Tufts University, Fall 2007 intern

To apply

We hire throughout the year. E-mail and tell us why you want this internship. Please include  resume and clips of your work where applicable.