Brigham Young University

Asian Studies

Blakemore Freeman Fellowship

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Blakemore Freeman Fellowship

The Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are fully funded, academic-year advanced language study abroad programs for Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and selected Southeast Asian languages. An applicant must have (at minimum) a bachelor’s degree and have completed at least three years of study of the language at the college level by the start of the grant. BYU students should be competitive.

For more information, go to www.blakemorefoundation.org.

Summer Language Workshop

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Summer Language Workshop

Priority application deadline: Monday, 1 February 2016

The 2016 Indiana University Summer Language Workshop is accepting applications for intensive study of Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS), Chinese, Estonian, Hungarian, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, and Ukrainian.

The program features twenty contact hours weekly; twice-weekly language tables; films; food tastings; student-run graduate research groups and other culturally rich extracurricular programming.

  • All students pay in-state tuition
  • Competitive funding available to qualified students:
    • Project GO scholarships for undergraduate students in ROTC in Arabic, Chinese, Persian, Russian, or Turkish
    • Title VIII fellowships for graduate students and area studies scholars in Azerbaijani, BCS, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Russian, or Ukrainian
    • FLAS funding available for Arabic, Azerbaijani, BCS, Estonian, Hungarian, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Persian, Russian, Turkish, and Ukrainian
  • Classes held 6 June–29 July 2016
    • All levels of Arabic begin 31 May 2016
    • 4-week option available for Russian (ending on July 1)
  • Students earn 4–8 credits

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Internships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

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Internships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

The National Committee on United States–China Relations offers both full- and part-time internships for undergraduate and graduate students. The internship is unpaid, but commuting costs are reimbursed. This is an entry level position which generally includes a variety of administrative and program assignments.

Internship responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Research assistance for programs and briefing kits for delegations to China and visitors from China
  • Administrative assistance for public events, seminars, and programs
  • Archiving historical and current material
  • Translating materials and correspondence (English-Chinese)
  • News Circulation

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News from GMSA

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News from GMSA

GMSA Case Competition Launch

30 Nov | 5:00 pm | Room TBA

Participate in a case competition focused on global business strategy. Prizes will be awarded to top teams, and this will be a great addition to an internationally focused resume. More details coming as the event approaches, but registration is open at
this link: http://goo.gl/forms/qqQ7jd5j2S

International Business Development Internship

Apply now for a fully paid one-of-a-kind internship. Be on the exciting frontier of a global startup Read More…

Part-time History Teacher

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Part-time History Teacher

Department: Upper School
Location: Washington, D.C.
Position Start Date: Monday, 4 January 2016
Status: Part-time/Temporary

Sidwell Friends, a coeducational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, MD, seeks a part-time, long-term substitute teacher for its East Asian history course (focusing primarily on China). Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in history, Asian studies, or a related field (a master’s is preferred) and teaching experience, preferably at the high school level. A deep understanding of East Asian politics, history and culture is also required. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to inspire and support students and will show a willingness to work collaboratively and thrive in an environment committed to academic excellence. An appreciation for adolescents and a sense of humor are also essential.

The position begins Monday, 4 January 2016 and is for the 2016 spring semester only. Interested candidates should upload a resume, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references via our online application.

http://sidwell.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=293998&