The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC), and the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation (USJBF) offer exceptional opportunities for students considering a career in U.S.-Japan relations.
We are currently seeking two (2) Summer 2019 interns to support current initiatives, which include activities promoting U.S.-Japan cultural, educational and people-to-people exchange. Interns will be working from a small office in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment in Washington, DC. Duties include, but are not limited to research and writing on issues affecting the United States and Japan, meeting planning and execution, disseminating information via social media, participating in meetings and seminars and writing reports, and supporting program-related and grantmaking activities.
Applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students with excellent Research, Writing, Internet, Communication (including comfort handling occasional telephone calls) and Organizational skills. Knowledge of Japan and/or Japanese language are desirable.
Hours can be flexible to accommodate class schedules, but a time commitment of at least three days a week is required. The internship is unpaid. JUSFC/USJBF will reimburse local transportation costs.
Please send a resume and cover letter to jusfc[at]jusfc[dot]gov – Please include your preferred start and end dates as well as complete contact information for up to two references.
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR SUMMER 2019 INTERNSHIPS: March 1, 2019. Decisions will be emailed by March 18. (This may change, depending on the interview process.)