MOU Signing for US-ASEAN Internship Program (Singapore, September)

On August 31, USASEAN CDA Campbell and U.S.-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) Senior Vice President Michael Michalak signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to combine efforts, resources and ideas in support of the joint US-ASEAN Internship Program. The program highlights internship opportunities for local students at U.S. companies operating in Southeast Asia. The MOU outlines USABC and USASEAN responsibilities on managing the program and promoting the internship opportunities listed at Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Gerrish and A/S Singh cited the internship program as a tangible example of cooperation in their bilateral meetings as well as the formal AEM-USTR, with multiple ASEAN delegations also welcoming its launch.