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Japan Society Education & Family Program Intern

The Japan Society Education & Family Programs Department seeks a part-time intern with a background in Education and an interest in East Asian Studies. The ideal candidate will want to develop skills related to student, family, school, and teen programs, and child development.

  • The intern will assist with various tasks including, but not limited to: 
  • Drafting posts for social media platforms. 
  • Distributing promotional materials for department related events. 
  • Supporting program development. 
  • Conducting and compiling research on a variety of topics. 
  • Preparing materials for family programs, gallery visits, and school workshops. 
  • Supporting families and teens during weekend programs. 
  • Helping with preparations for weekend programs and conferences for teachers. 
  • Day-to-day administrative/office support.

Requirements: 
  • Basic knowledge of and interest in Japanese culture 
  • Familiarity with or interest in K-12 and art education 
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills 
  • The ability to work independently and maintain smooth communications. 
  • Fluency in English  Japanese language ability not necessary, but a strong plus 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Internship Dates and Time Commitment: 
  • A minimum commitment of two days per week is necessary

Learning Opportunities:
  •  Experience best practice program models in an informal education setting
  •  Learn about child development and pedagogy in practice and gain experience working with early childhood, family and teen audiences
  •  Gain knowledge in various areas of Japanese history and culture
  •  Gain understanding of structure and functions in nonprofit sector.

Japan Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and welcomes a diverse workforce.