Founded in 1957, the Japan-America Society of Washington, D.C. is an educational and cultural organization that serves individuals and institutions with an interest in Japan and U.S.-Japan relations. It promotes awareness of American and Japanese relations through cultural and public affairs, as well as through educational programs. In 1993, the society began Japan Bowl, a competition for high school students studying the Japanese language and modern culture.
Interns perform basic clerical duties, compile data, aid research, proofread publications and assist with corporate and public affairs programs, annual fundraising events and educational outreach efforts. Administrative tasks include entering data of events’ attendees, answering questions about events via email or telephone, assisting with permits needed for large events, developing and designing signage for events, and helping to organize and assist participants during events.
Open to current college and grad students. Japanese language skills are desired, but not essential.
JASW Internship Program
Japan-America Society of Washington, Inc.
The Japan-America Society of Washington, D.C.
1819 L Street, NW, 1B Level
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 833-2210
Number of Interns: Less than 10
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Unpaid
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students