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NAJAS offers internships to college students majoring such fields as international relations, East Asian studies, nonprofit management. Applicants should demonstrate a strong interest in Japan, U.S.-Japan relations, public and nonprofit management.

We are accepting applications on rolling basis. This is a project-driven internship. The responsibilities include:

  • Conducting the Membership Survey with 37 member societies
  • Collecting, analyzing and presenting data

  • General office clerical tasks (e.g. answering phone calls)
  • Variety of assigned projects to enhance the impact on the bilateral relationship from NAJAS, our members and partners.
  • Independent self-directed projects on US-Japan relevant themes can be incorporated.
  • Good speaking and writing skills are required.
  • Interns learn about Japan, U.S.-Japan relations, public and nonprofit management.

    Interested candidates should electronically submit the following to

    • Cover letter which includes; 
    1. Desired starting date and ending date
    2. Available hours per week
    3. What you are hoping to get from this internship 
    4. Special needs/requirements, if any
          • Resume (1 page)
          • One letter of recommendation 

          Please note that the internship is non-paid, but commuting costs by public transportation will be reimbursed.

          If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

          National Association of Japan-America Societies
          1819 L Street, NW 
          Suite 200
          Washington, DC 20036
          Tel: (202) 429-5545 

          National Association of Japan-America Societies, Inc.

          1819 L Street NW, Suite 200

          Washington, DC 20036

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