Internship Opportunity: Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan, Fall 2012

Company: Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: unpaid
Intership term: Fall 2012 (early September – early December)
Application period: June 8, 2012 – July 13, 2012

The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan seeks unpaid, part to full-time interns (12-35hrs/week) for Fall 2012. Internship start/end dates and hours are customized with the academic schedule of the chosen candidate.

The JICC is a part of the Public Affairs section of the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C. Our primary role is to promote a better understanding of Japan and Japanese culture by providing a wide range of information and events to the American public, particularly in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. We strive to build bridges between the two cultures through various activities, such as film screenings, art exhibitions, lectures, an online newsletter, and school programs. The JICC is the gateway to connect the American public to Japan and the interns are an integral part of our efforts.
Requirements
Studies:

  • Enrolled in a four-year degree program and have at least two years of undergraduate study completed. Graduate students may also apply.
  • Enrolled in a U.S. accredited university throughuot duration of internship.
  • Major in International Studies, Japanese Studies, Asian American Studies, Public Diplomacy, Political Science, or a related field.

Languages/Skills:

  • English: Proficient to fluent in speaking/reading/writing
  • Japanese: Proficient to fluent in speaking/reading/writing
  • Excellent writing, public speaking, and organizational skills
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work successfully both indepenently and in teams.

For full details and to apply, see original posting on JICC.

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