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UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES & AWARDS

EAS Internship Opportunities List

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT THE KOREA SOCIETY

For a range of internship opportunities at the Korea Society, please see: http://www.koreasociety.org/organization/about_us/career_opportunities.html

A recent EAS alumna interned there and reported that the experience was outstanding.

WITTENBERG UNIVERSITY EAST ASIAN STUDIES JOURNAL

Currently accepting submissions from undergraduate students. Submissions can
include nonfiction (academic papers, research studies, etc.), fiction (short
stories, poetry, etc. written in respective language), translations, as well
as artwork. All submissions must center on an East Asian country,
particularly China, Japan, or Korea, yet the specific topic or theme can
fall within a wide range. We also ask that your submission not be under
consideration with another journal.

Submissions should be sent to:

Dr. Howard Choy
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Wittenberg University
P.O. Box 720
Springfield, OH 45501-0720

Internship Openings with chart Contemporary in beijing

Bilingual Assistant Job Opportunity

ChART Contemporary is a Beijing based art consultancy and curatorial lab seeking a Bilingual Assistant Intern to work directly with the Director and oversee daily operations. Tasks include general clerical duties, maintain and organize filing system, scheduling and coordinating meetings for Directors, prepare documents, agendas, and schedules, maintain office equipment and applies, etc. Ideal candidate would be have general computer literacy on Mac OS and/or PC, knowledge of clerical and adminstrative procedures, fluency in both Mandarin and English (spoken and written).

Please send cover letter, resume, photo, and salary history to info@chartcontemporary.com with the position title in the subject line

Social media & Press Coordinator Intern

ChART Contemporary Limited is currently seeking Interns to spearhead Social Media, Marketing and Press tasks. The ideal candidates are outgoing and confident and have a comfortable front line presence, both on the phone and in person. They must also be dependable, punctual and upbeat. ChART Contemporary is a contemporary art consultancy dedicated to bringing together art & people. Services include exhibitions, educational programs, collection management, art consulting, product development and specialty travel. Candidates for this position should be highly motivated, excellent at multitasking, fluent in English, fluent in Mandarin (oral and written), adept at using the Macintosh OS, and looking to gain experience in Social Media and Marketing. Interns will report to the Director and should be comfortable using the following software: In-Design, CS5 Suite, and Microsoft Office. The ideal applicants should love computers, blogging and social media. Part-time and full-time applicants are encouraged to apply. Attention to detail and passion are essential.

Please send cover letter, resume, and photo to info@chartcontemporary.com with the position title in the subject. Only candidates selected will be contacted for interviews (no phone calls).

Marketing Intern

ChART Contemporary Limited is seeking an Intern to assist with Marketing. In exchange for a commitment of 3 days a week at ChART’s Beijing location, you will gain hands-on marketing experience at an international art consultancy. Recommends that students have experience in public relations. Journalism and/or communications major highly ideal. Responsibilites include updating records of marketing campaigns, email marketing lists, researching and analyzing market results, and provide analytical and reporting support.

Please send cover letter, resume, photo, and a 2-3 page sample that demonstrates any skills that would relate to marketing to info@chartcontemporary.com with the position title in the subject.

New Product Development Research Intern

The New Product Development Research Intern will handle all phases of product development, ensuring all products meet design and quality specifications, and are delivered in the timeframe required. She communicates all agreed upon product specifications and changes to the manufacturers, and works directly with the Directors. From pre-production research, including production specifications and schedules, prototypes, costing, color correction, packaging development and final samples. Computer literacy required (such as Excel, Powerpoint, Microsoft Word)

Please send cover letter, resume and photo to info@chartcontemporary.com with the position title in the subject line

Please contact Professor Dan Gardner at dgardner@smith.edu for more information.

Friends of Nature

China's first and best known environmental NGO based in Beijing.

For more information, visit here.

The Nature Conservatory

Nature Conservatory helps to preserve China's forest, wildlife, and water. Students can intern in the U.S. or in China.

For more information, visit here.

Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims

CLAPV is a high-profile agency that does cutting edge environmental work. Based in Beijing. For information, visit here.

TAURUS EDUCATION CONSULTANCY JOB OPPORTUNITY

Founded in 2008, Taurus Education is a leading education consultancy in China, focusing on bridging the gap between the education systems in China and the U.S. Taurus is seeking full-time associates with a strong interest in China and education. Teamwork is essential. Candidates should be ready to organize marketing seminars and business functions, develop branch offices, conduct education-related research, and liasing with partner universities, schools, and alumni clubs. Proficiency in Mandarin is desirable but not required. Taurus Education is headquarted in Shanghai, but candidate should be flexible with short-term travel to Beijing, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, and Nanjing. Benefits in a base salary of $20,000 USD (20% salary increase per year), housing, subsidized health insurance, and living and travel allowance.

Please email cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (one page minimum) to hr@taurusedu.com.

For more info, visit here.

 

critical language scholarship program

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the scholarship
competition for the 2014 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in
thirteen critical foreign languages. The CLS Program provides fully-funded
group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural
enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen
undergraduate and graduate students.

Languages offered: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi,
Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and
Urdu.

The application is available online at www.clscholarship.org. Applications will be
due November 15, 2013 by 8:00 pm EST. Prior to preparing their
application, interested students should review the full eligibility and
application information on the CLS Program
website
. Arabic, Chinese, Persian, Russian, and Japanese institutes have language prerequisites, which can also be found on the website.

Students from all academic disciplines, including business, engineering,
law, medicine, science, social sciences, arts and humanities are
encouraged to apply. While there is no service requirement attached to CLS
Program awards, participants are expected to continue their language study
beyond the scholarship period, and later apply their critical language
skills in their professional careers.

The CLS Program will be planning outreach events at universities across
the U.S. in Fall 2013. Check out the CLS webpage or our Facebook
page
for updates!

For more information about the CLS Program, please visit the CLS
website
.

 

BOREN AWARDS

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provides funding for U.S. undergraduates and graduate students to study in African, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Boren provides opportunities to study less commonly taught such as but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. Visit the the website for a complete list. Recepients of the award must commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year.

For more info, visit here.

Application Deadline: January 28, 2014 (Fellowship), February 5, 2014 (Scholarship*)

*Certain institution may have earlier campus deadlines. Please check website for information.

Contact: Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
Institute of International Education (IIE)
1400 K Street, 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-618-6737
boren@iie.org

 

MIT JAPAN

MIT-Japan Program provides multiple internship opportunities and provides airfare and housing.

For more info, visit here.

 

JAPAN CENTER, SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The Summer Internship Program (JMUC) provides students Japanese langauge studies for credit, a 9-week internship in fields such as business, education, and government, and more, and allow students to regularly participate in meetings with Japanese faculty. Housing includes either homestay or residence hall and requires 3 years of college-level study of Japanese or its equivalent. Minimum GPA is 3.0.

For more info, visit here.

Application Deadline: 2/14/2014 (Rolling Admission for summer).

 

TEMPLE JAPAN STUDY ABROAD

Temple University, Japanese Campus, offers both paid and unpaid internship with NGOs, embassies, and multinational organizations in the Tokyo area. Students continue their coursework (for internship credit) and work 10 to 20 hours per week. A faculty advisor oversees and evaluates student performance.

For more info, visit here.

 

 

INTERCOLLEGIATE TAIWANESE AMERICAN STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

The ITASA brings together over 300 students for a weekend of hands-on workshops, speakers, and social events that build leadership skills and explore culture and identity. Although geared towards Taiwanese-American, students from all backgrounds are welcomed! This year's theme is "Work in Progress" to focus on activism and service. ITASA will run through February 13-16 and attendees will be provided rooming at Yale University.

For more info, visit here or the facebook page.