Deadline for fall 2016 is AUGUST 31, 2016.

About the program:

CULCON, the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission and the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation are deeply committed and proud to offer a joint internship program.  We offer substantive and interesting work, a friendly work environment, encouragement to attend outside related events, reimbursement of transportation costs and excellent networking opportunities.

The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC), U.S. CULCON Secretariat and U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation (USJBF) in Washington, DC are seeking TWO late summer 2016 and TWO fall 2016 interns to support current initiatives, which include activities promoting U.S.-Japan cultural, educational and people-to-people exchange.  Interns will be disseminating information via social media, helping to plan a Summit of U.S.-Japan related organizations, assisting with the JUSFC grant-making selection process, and supporting TeamUp and other campaigns.

Who can apply:

Applicants should

  • have excellent research, internet and organizational skills and some knowledge of Japan and/or Japanese language (translation skills a plus).  
  • For summer interns, minimum 30 hours/week for 6 weeks, 9 am-4 pm. For Fall/Spring, hours are negotiable but should total similar to summer minimum. Washington, DC office, flexible schedule.  JUSFC/CULCON/USJBF will reimburse local transportation costs.  Please see our website for further information about our activities and our excellent Internship



To apply, you should send a resume and cover letter to this email: Please include preferred start and end dates as well as contact information for up to two references.

For further information, visit the official website.