Dec 15

Job: International Policy Analyst – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (Washington D.C., USA)

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Position: International Student Engagement Specialist
Posted by: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Location: Washington D.C., USA
Contract: Full-Time

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MUFG: International Policy Analyst (Washington, DC)


Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world with total assets of over $2.4 trillion (as ranked by SNL Financial, April 2016) and 140,000 colleagues in nearly 50 countries. In the U.S., we’re 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that’s working to fulfill its vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Research and regularly report to bank executives on U.S. political trends and events and/or U.S. foreign policy using electronic, written and verbal sources. Area of focus expected to be either the Middle East/Russia and/or Asia.
  • For candidates who possess appropriate Japanese language skills, assist with the translation of reports from English to Japanese and vice versa.
  • Attend relevant think tank and other DC-area events to develop a professional network, build knowledge of issue areas, and incorporate this information into reports.
  • Conduct periodic briefings and seminars on U.S. political trends and/or foreign policy to bank colleagues and clients.
  • Work with office leadership to implement key bank priorities, including events surrounding annual IMF/World Bank Meetings; supporting visits of senior bank executives; and contributing to the bank’s corporate social responsibility goals.
  • Infrequent domestic and international travel required.


  • Undergraduate degree in related field (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • Professional Japanese language ability preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and work independently and collaboratively
  • Strong research and analytical writing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Research or work experience focused on the Middle East/Russia and/or Asia.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.



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