For information on the 2018 CAS Asia Internship Program in Japan and China, please see the links to the right of the screen.
2018 Japan America Society of Colorado Summer Internship | Deadline: May 25, 2018
JASC is offering two unpaid internship positions for this summer. It's a good opportunity for anyone interested in spending the summer gaining experience in the non-profit sector for organization that focuses on the US/ Colorado-Japan relationship. Ours is a small office, so interns really get good hands-on experience and we do our best to accommodate their skill set.
One position is a 6-week internship that focuses exclusively on integrating a new, online membership database into JASC's existing website and enabling a new online payment system. This is a great position for someone with an affinity for Japan who is looking for tech experience in a non-profit setting. The other position will be more general assistance with marketing and events throughout the summer.
The application period is open until May 25th. More details and instructions on how to apply are posted on our JASC internship webpage.
If you are interested in earning Asian Studies course credit for the internship, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and also mention that in your application.
The Center for Asian Studies is looking for a motivated and energetic intern for Spring 2018 to film and archive CAS Speaker Series events. This position is a unique learning opportunity to work with multimedia in an interesting and multicultural environment.
The position will begin the first week of classes and will run through the last week before finals. It will require an average of 3 hours per week for a total of 45 hours over the course of the semester. The intern will receive one academic credit (through enrollment in ASIA 4930), and will not receive monetary compensation.
Job Description and Responsibilities:
The student selected for the internship will be enrolled into the course (ASIA 4930) and will be responsible for paying any associated tuition. Applications will be reviewed by the internship supervisor at CAS.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and transcript to email@example.com with subject “CAS Videography Internship.” Contact Danielle Rocheleau Salaz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-735-5312 with questions.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017
In the Spring 2018 semester, the Center for Asian Studies is offering a 2-credit internship at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers to an undergraduate student with an interest in Asia.
Rowman & Littlefield is a leading independent academic press located in Boulder that is committed to publishing enduring works of scholarship, serious trade books, and upper-division classroom texts across the social sciences.
The intern will assist the History, International Studies, and Geography acquisitions group with a variety of tasks, including contacting scholars for endorsements and reviews, online research, and data entry. The intern will also have an opportunity to learn about the big picture of academic publishing by attending editorial board meetings, editorial planning meetings, and the like. Every effort will be made to involve the intern in Asia-related projects, but the wide range of lists handled by the group will dictate that other subject areas will be part of the workflow as well.
The internship will begin the first week of classes and will run through the last week before finals. It will require six hours per week for a total of 90 hours over the course of the semester. The intern will receive academic credit (toward the Asian Studies degree) in lieu of monetary compensation for the internship.
Eligibility Requirements: Open to undergraduate students majoring in Asian Studies, Chinese, or Japanese, or other disciplines such as History or International Affairs with a concentration in Asia. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 30 hours of college-level coursework with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 before the start of spring semester. Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
The deadline for applications was December 1, 2017. Successful applicants are expected to begin the position as soon as possible following their selection for the internship. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and transcript to email@example.com with subject “Rowman & Littlefield Internship.” Contact Danielle Rocheleau Salaz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-735-5312 with questions.
In the Fall 2017 semester, the Center for Asian Studies is offering a a paid research internship to an undergraduate student.
The student will be responsible for editing and formatting student papers submitted for publication in the Colorado Journal of Asian Studies and for filming and editing interviews with Asian studies faculty about their research interests and experiences. Interns will receive $12 hourly compensation for their work for up to six hours per week. No course credit will be offered for this position.
The internship will begin in early October and may continue into the Spring Semester. It will require up to six hours per week for a total of approximately 25 hours over the course of the semester.
Eligibility Requirements: Open to undergraduate students majoring in Asian Studies, Chinese, or Japanese, or other disciplines such as History or International Affairs with a concentration in Asia. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 30 hours of college-level coursework with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 before the start of spring semester. Native English proficiency and good writing/editing skills are required. Video editing experience is strongly preferred. Interest in Asia is a plus.
The deadline for applications is September 25, 2017. Please send a cover letter, resume, and course transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable) to email@example.com with “Undergraduate Research Position” in the subject line by Monday, September 25, 2017.
Deadline: Friday, May 1, 2015
Interning with the Jaipur Literature Festival’s US extension to Boulder, CO, JLF@Boulder, a non-profit organization, assisting with producing the world-renowned Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) in Boulder, CO, September 2015.
Position Description: Executive Assistant Volunteer
The JLF Boulder group seeks a motivated, energetic intern 7 - 10 hrs. a week assisting with outreach, programming, and fundraising projects toward producing the Festival in Boulder September 18, 19, 20, 2015: A wonderful learning opportunity in event production, non-profit management, fundraising, working with diverse communities, outreach, and cultural/educational programming. 7 - 10 hours a week average beginning the first week of June through September 2015. Opportunity to continue with production of the 2016 Festival.
Deadline: November 21, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
1-Credit Internship Program for Students in Chinese, Japanese and Indian Studies
Are you studying Japanese, Chinese, Hindi or any subject related to Japan, China or India? Are you interested in teaching or simply sharing your knowledge about Asia with school-age children? Earn one CU upper division credit hour teaching about a country of your interest to 1st and 2nd graders! Build your resume whether you are planning to teach, apply for a teaching position abroad or continue your studies at a graduate school.
The Career Services office is seeking applications for a student employee to work with international students preparing for the job search and assist with researching best practices for international employment. The start date is January 14, 2013, and the position will continue through mid-May. Upon mutual agreement, there may also be an option to work a second year, if desirable. This is a $10.00/hour paid position at 8-10 hours / week.
Applicants must be enrolled as a junior/ senior or a graduate program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Availability in the early evenings is required at times, based on workshops.An ability to work autonomously to research best practices, tools, and resources. An ability to present information both one-one and in larger groups. Ability to provide feedback in a constructive manner. An interest in international career issues. An interest in using creativity to brainstorm and develop new programs, ideas, and resources for students on campus.
Prefer students in a graduate program with a special interest in applicants in the following programs: Asian Language and Civilization, Linguistics, Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Communication, English and Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity.
Summer Language Program
NSA offers foreign language students the opportunity to sharpen their language skills in reading and listening to a professional level. As an apprentice to senior NSA language analysts, you'll gain intensive experience exploiting communications for vital intelligence missions. You'll also have the unique opportunity for multi-dimensional and cross-disciplinary growth in analytical skills. The Summer Language program is currently hiring students studying Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Pashto, Persian-Farsi, Russian and Urdu. The languages may change from year to year based on the Agency’s projected hiring needs.
Japanese Translation Intern
Glaze Cakes LLC is a modern cutting edge Japanese style bakery opening in Denver 2012. This is an exciting opportunity for an intern to understand the process one has to take to build a brand. Glaze Cakes will be selling a Japanese style pastry which has proven success in the US, Europe, and Asia. The company is seeking an intern that can facilitate communication with their manufacturer in Kobe, Japan as they do not speak English. Staff will be working on contracts, the hiring and training of employees, store design and location, and logistics, etc. This would be an exciting opportunity for someone.
The Center for Asian Studies (CAS) currently has openings for Secondary Outreach Assistants (SOAs) who will contribute to the Center’s secondary school outreach program. The SOAs will work with the Classroom Outreach Coordinator and other Center staff to create and present lessons on Asia at Boulder-Denver area middle and high schools. The SOAs typically present lessons to social studies, geography, and history classes, but may also present to art or literature classes. The SOAs have the opportunity to apply their study of Asia at CU to authentic teaching situations and to stimulate the interest of younger students in the study of Asia and the world. This is also an excellent opportunity for those interested in education careers to meet local teachers and school administrators.
The Japan Information & Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan seeks unpaid, part to full- time interns (12-35hrs/week) for the Summer term. Internship start/end dates and hours are flexible and can be adjusted to suit the academic schedule of the chosen candidate. The JICC is a part of the Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of Japan in Washington, DC. Our primary role is to promote a better understanding of Japan and Japanese culture by providing a wide range of information, educational services, and programs to the public. We strive to build bridges between cultures through various activities, such as film screenings, art exhibitions, 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.
The Korean American Coalition's (KAC) Summer College Internship Program (SCIP) is designed to provide personal and professional development opportunities to highly qualified Korean American college students, and to encourage them to take on future leadership roles in the Korean American community.
The South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) is now accepting applications from students and recent-graduates seeking internship positions. Interns have the opportunity to work in a variety of capacities and gain experience engaging with digital archives initiatives at a start-up non-profit organization. SAADA accepts interns both in Philadelphia, where the organization is based, and remote interns located anywhere in the United States.