CEPEX

The Center For Professional Exchange

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 […]

Hi everyone! My name is Hana Springer, and I am a rising sophomore at the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. I am majoring in international affairs with a regional concentration in Asia, and I am currently studying Mandarin. While I speak Japanese fairly well, there is still so much I […]

Important Information for the 2015 Japan Studies Award Application  Desired Candidate Qualities Include Interest in Japan Open to learning and trying new things Positive attitude Organized Motivated Self-starter and independent Able to work with minimal supervision Research skills a plus Able to work in a professional environment Willing to participate in speaking engagements about the […]

The 2015 CEPEX Japan Studies Award CEPEX is proud to be sponsoring the 6th Annual Japan Studies Award in 2015. 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 2015 Japan Studies Award is open to undergraduate students in good standing […]

(L-R: Andrea Wert, Nicole Uehara and Zak Whittle) Hello! My name is Zak Whittle, a senior at George Mason University majoring in Finance with a Japanese Studies minor.  Allow me to tell you a little bit about myself! Growing up, I lived in many places throughout the United States. The place I call home, though, […]