Internships at the Japan America Society of Washington, D.C. (Winter/Spring Semester)

Interning at a Japan America Society is a great way to prepare for a job in the field of cultural exchange. The Japan America Society of Washington, D.C., has five internships open for the winter/spring semester (minimum of 10 weeks). Can’t make it to D.C. during the school year? There are also internships available for the summer. See website for details.
Deadline: Winter/Spring semester (January ~ April/May): November 15

Minimum of ten weeks; see individual postings for details on dates.

List of Internships (links open as PDFs)

General Application Information

To apply for an internship with the Japan-America Society, please complete the on-line application form, and include your cover letter listing when you would like to start and finish your internship and how many weeks, and a resume listing all relevant academic and work experience, language ability, and other special skills. After completing the on-line application form, please e-mail a copy of your resume and cover letter (in PDF format[]) to jaswdc[AT]

JASW Internship Program
The Japan-America Society of Washington DC
1819 L Street, NW, 1B Level
Washington, DC 20036

/or/ fax it to 202-833-2456

Among the skills and background we look for:

  • Good oral and written communication skills and a motivated attitude
  • Academic concentration in Japanese and/or Asian Studies; Japanese Society and Culture; International Business and Finance; International Affairs; Management; or Business or Public Administration (Please note, JASW is not a think tank)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) is required; knowledge of specialized software programs such as FileMaker Pro, Dreamweaver, QuickBooks, PhotoShop, etc. is desirable
  • Prior work or volunteer experience, including in managing student activities and events
  • Good Japanese language skills are desirable but not essential
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