Category Archives: undergraduate

Understanding Japanese Politics for the Non-Japanese Speaker: A Resource Guide

This week we have a detailed guest article by Alec Williams, who provides an excellent guide to a variety of online resources for English speakers interested in politics and international relations with an eye on Japan. Have any more to add? Please leave … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – The Last 10 Years

For the fourth article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Abigail MacBain, a Ph.D. student in the East Asian Languages & Cultures department at Columbia University who went the indirect path to graduate school, gaining experience through a … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – A Year Out and a Long Way to Go

For the third article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Kathy Rice, a recent college graduate and current JET Coordinator for International Relations, who will talk about how she cultivated skills and resources throughout her college years and … Continue reading

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Funding: 3 Japanese Government Scholarships, Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle

Three scholarships are available through the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle: Undergraduate Student Scholarship, Research Student Scholarship, Specialized Training College Students Scholarship Deadline: May 20, 2014 Available to U.S. citizens living in the states of Washington, Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Alaska. … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – From 10 years out the gate.

As the first article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, Lara Mones, who is a Program Officer with Japan Society’s Performing Arts Program, will discuss her experiences and tips for the eventual encounter with the job market in Japan-related fields. === … Continue reading

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Summer Program: Media Mix Summer Program 2014

The Media Mix Summer Program 2014 is organized by the University of Tokyo and supported by the Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation. It is a two-week summer program to be held at the University of Tokyo, Komaba campus from July 14-26, 2014. … Continue reading

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Funding: 2014 JETAANC Scholarship [High School Seniors, California]

Education: Graduating high school senior attending undergraduate program starting in fall 2014 Other: resident of Northern California or Nevada (see details below) Deadline: March 14, 2014 Background: The JETAANC serves as a support network and resource for returning JET Program … Continue reading

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