CEPEX 2017 Japan Studies Award
Desired Candidate Qualities Include:
|· Strong interest in Japan
· Open to learning and trying new things
· Positive attitude
· Self-starter and independent
|· Able to work with minimal supervision
· Research skills a plus
· Able to work in a professional environment
· Interest in gaining internship experience
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Please submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 PM on January 31.
Application Review: February 1-3, 2017
CEPEX staff will review applications and select candidates for in-person interviews.
INTERVIEW CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED: February 3, 2017
Successful candidates will be contacted via email to set up an interview date and time on February 3.
INTERVIEWS CONDUCTED: February 6-10, 2017
Applicants who pass the initial screening will be invited for an in-person interview with the CEPEX staff at the Sojitz Corporation of America’s office in Washington, DC.
RESULTS ANNOUNCED: Friday, February 10, 2017
Interview results will be announced by February 10, 2017.
10-week DC Internship: February 13-April 28, 2017
The Japan Studies Award winner will intern for 10 weeks in the Washington, DC office of Sojitz Corporation of America. Internship hours will be 5-10 hours/week, depending on the student’s schedule, with one week off for Spring Break. The 2017 Japan Studies Award winner will participate in think tank seminars, targeted research, and professional networking-related activities during the internship. A small stipend is provided during the DC internship.
10-Day Japan Trip: May/June 2017 (Dates TBD)
The Japan Studies Award winner will have an opportunity to travel to Tokyo for an internship with Sojitz Corporation. Activities will include a self-directed research project and first-hand look at the Japanese business world. Roundtrip airfare, hotel and a stipend are provided during the Tokyo internship.