As in previous 3 years Keio Academy of New York (a private boarding high school located in Purchase, NY http://www.keio.edu/english/ ) is proud to announce summer internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students from Japan and the US.
Category 1: Unpaid internship [maximum of ten undergraduate or graduate students]
Category 2: Paid internship [maximum of five highly motivated and qualified graduate students, the compensation amount depends on the number of classes taught]
Category 3: Unpaid Internship from Japan [maximum of two undergraduate or graduate students who can travel with the summer program participants from Japan.]
Period of Internship:
[Categories 1 & 2] July 22 (Fri.), 2011 - August 8(Sun), 2011 (These dates include an orientation session prior to the program)
[Category 3] July 24, 2011 (departing Narita Airport) - August 8, 2011 (dismissal at Narita Airport. Plus orientation session on July 10, 2011 in Tokyo)
Status of Internship: [All categories] full-time & residential (Interns are required to live in on-campus student housing.)
Keio will provide:
[Categories 1 & 2] On-campus housing with free cafeteria privileges, domestic transportation reimbursement of up to $300.00 for round trip travel to/from Keio campus.
[Category 2] Stipends of up to $400.00 for classroom instruction, preparation, and grading homework.
[Category 3] On-campus housing with free cafeteria privileges, round-trip transportation between Narita and Keio campus on a designated travel package (as a chaperone) and travel insurance.
・Excellent command of English language
・A good team worker in a multi-cultural setting
・Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced program environment
・[For Non-native speakers of Japanese] At least two years of college-level Japanese language or cultural studies strongly preferred
・An undergraduate or a graduate student in Education, International Studies, Intercultural Communication, or related major preferred
・Experience in working with youth and/or experience in living/studying/working in another country in a cross-cultural environment preferred
・Prior high school or college dorm experience is a plus
・Media arts or digital technology related experience helpful
・Ability to teach junior and senior American and/or Japanese high school students in an informal setting in the subject and topic of your choosing , but related to the overall theme of the summer program.
US History or any other area of social studies related to US-Japan relations
Arts & Music
・The language of instruction many be in English or Japanese [Please specify in the cover letter]
・Future aspiration in teaching or participation in JET Program preferred
・Must have Japanese citizenship with valid Japanese passport
・Prior experience in international travel is preferred
Administrative Director of Summer Program
Keio Academy of New York
Tel: (914) 701-3454
Fax: (914) 701-3457