CEPEX

The Center For Professional Exchange

My name is Arianis Blanco, and I am a sophomore at the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. I am majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in comparative economic, political, and social systems, and I am currently studying Japanese. Originally, I was born in Venezuela, but my family moved to […]

CEPEX 2018 Japan Studies Award  Desired Candidate: Strong interest in Japan Open to learning new things Positive attitude Self-starter Independent Enjoys writing Able to work with minimal supervision Research skills Flexible Interest in gaining professional experience     CEPEX 2018 Japan Studies Award Application Packet (click on the link above to access the application)  Application […]

Are you interested in learning more about international business and Japan? The 2018 Japan Studies Award is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled at American University, George Mason University, Georgetown University, and The George Washington University. Applicants do not need to be taking a Japanese language course, but must have a strong interest in Japan […]

For the 8th year in a row, CEPEX has conducted a special Japan Studies Award to provide a unique internship opportunity for a university student in the DC area in both the U.S. and Japan. This year’s recipient spent 10 weeks interning in the Sojitz Corporation of America’s Washington, DC office; and traveled to Tokyo […]

My name is Takahiro Kinoshita. Having been raised in a Japanese household and going through primary and secondary education in Illinois, I have had a unique and early exposure to seeing the interaction of Japanese and American culture firsthand. My father’s experience in business overseas, such as in his work in the Middle East, inspired […]

CEPEX 2017 Japan Studies Award  Desired Candidate Qualities Include: ·         Strong interest in Japan ·         Open to learning and trying new things ·         Positive attitude ·         Organized ·         Self-starter and independent ·         Able to work with minimal supervision ·         Research skills a plus ·         Able to work in a professional environment ·         Flexible ·         Interest […]

The 2017 CEPEX Japan Studies Award CEPEX is proud to be sponsoring the 8th Annual CEPEX Japan Studies Award. The goal of this program is to support future American professionals interested in Japan and to strengthen U.S.-Japan relations. 2017 Japan Studies Award is open to undergraduate students in good standing currently enrolled in degree programs […]

My name is James Bruniany, and I am a rising senior at George Mason University. I am currently studying Global Affairs with a concentration in East Asia alongside a minor in Japanese Language Studies. I am also the acting vice-president of George Mason’s Japanese Student Association and do my utmost to be active with individuals […]

The 2016 CEPEX Japan Studies Award CEPEX is proud to be sponsoring the 7th Annual Japan Studies Award in 2016. The goals of this program are to support young future American professionals interested in Japan and to strengthen the overall U.S.-Japan relationship. The 2016 Japan Studies Award is open to undergraduate students in good standing […]

My Tokyo Experience Trip By Hana Springer  Sojitz HQ: Office Antics I have never been more intimidated in my entire life than I was on my first day at Sojitz HQ. I told myself time and again that there was no reason to be nervous, that both my ability to speak Japanese and my past […]