Aug 8

Internship: USJETAA 2018 Fall Intern – U.S. Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association (Washington, D.C. )

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Opportunity Title: USJETAA 2018 Fall Intern
Posted by:
U.S. Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association (USJETAA)
Washington, D.C.
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to USJETAA Executive Director, Bahia Simons-Lane (Gunma-ken) for sharing this opportunity.

The U.S. Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association (USJETAA) offers exceptional opportunities for students considering a career in U.S.-Japan relations.

We are currently seeking one (1) Fall 2018 intern to support current initiatives, which include activities promoting the U.S.-Japan relationship, cultural, educational and people-to-people exchange. Interns will be working from a small office in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to, research and writing on issues affecting the United States and Japan, disseminating information via social media, posting on the USJETAA website (job opportunities, scholarships/fellowships, events, and blog posts), participating in meetings and seminars, writing reports, supporting program-related and grant-making activities, and assisting the Executive Director.

Applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students with excellent Research, Writing, Internet, Communication (including comfort handling occasional telephone calls), and Organizational skills. Interest in Japan and/or Japanese language, social media, and marketing are desirable. Preferred major are International Relations, Japan Studies, Asian Studies, Marketing & Communications, or related majors.

Hours can be flexible to accommodate class schedules, but a time commitment of at least three days a week is required. The internship is unpaid. USJETAA will reimburse local transportation costs. Students may earn school credit for the internship experience if approved by their university.

Application Process: Please send a resume and cover letter to Ms. Bahia Simons-Lane, Executive Director, at Please include preferred start and end dates as well as contact information for up to two references.

Application Deadline for Fall 2018 Internships: August 31st, 2018. Decisions will be emailed by September 15th, 2018. (This will depend on the interview process.)

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