The East-West Center promotes better relatiewc annual reportons and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue. Established by the US Congress in 1960, the Center serves as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy options. The Center is an independent, public, nonprofit organization with funding from the US government, and additional support provided by private agencies, individuals, foundations, corporations, and governments in the region.

The Center’s 21-acre Honolulu campus, adjacent to the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, is located midway between Asia and the US mainland and features research, residential, and international conference facilities. The Center’s Washington, DC, office focuses on preparing the United States for an era of growing Asia Pacific prominence.

Employment opportunities at the East-West Center include a variety of  positions which contribute to multi-national, multi-disciplinary research, education and seminar activities that support the institutional objective of fostering the development of an Asia-Pacific community.


Desk Clerk (2004) (Honolulu, HI)

Provide front desk service at residential dormitories

Events Specialist (2007) (Honolulu, HI)

Manage and implement fundraising events

Executive Assistant to the Vice President and Director of Research (2005) (Honolulu, HI)

Provide executive level administrative and secretarial support to the Vice President and Director of Research

Operations Clerk (1933b) (Honolulu, HI)

Facilities support, front desk services and emergency response - part-time.

Program Assistant (2006) (Honolulu, HI)

Secretarial, clerical and complex administrative support

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