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  • Internship Opportunities: Career Opportunities: About: Japan Society
    and prospective donor corporations Assisting in updating donor database Assisting at various Business and Policy Programs evening lectures lunches etc and other Japan Society special events gallery openings receptions Young Professionals Network events etc Completing general administrative tasks as needed Qualifications Extremely detail oriented and organized Proficient in Word and Excel Interest in Japan and Japanese business and culture a plus Flexible weekday schedule approximately 20 hours per week This is an unpaid internship Please e mail a cover letter and resume to No phone calls please Digital Media Intern Japan Society s Media and Marketing department seeks a part time intern to assist with the creation of its video series for the web Days are flexible with around 16 20 hours per week in office expected Duties include Assistance in concept design and creative thinking for new and current video series Creating artwork and graphics to supplement various videos and other materials Simple maintenance of YouTube channels and other social media Assistance in the setup and filming of video shoots Requirements Strong creative thinking Familiarity with Adobe software photoshop illustrator premiere etc Interest in Japanese culture Familiarity with Japanese language is a plus Knowledge of social media YouTube Facebook twitter etc Attention to detail Strong artistic design background Familiarity with video equipment a plus This is an unpaid internship Please email a letter and resume to Ben Warren at Please place Digital Media Internship in the subject line No phone calls please Education Family Intern Japan Society Education Family seeks a part time intern with a background in Education East Asian Studies and or Digital Media and an interest in student and cultural exchange child development and digital learning Responsibilities The intern will assist with various tasks including but not limited to Assisting with various social platform postings and research Maintenance of a closed educational social networking site Assisting with the administration of an international student exchange program Assisting at family and student programs Day to day administrative office support Requirements Familiarity with social networking platforms Knowledge of Japanese culture Familiarity with or interest in K 12 education Excellent attention to detail strong organizational skills The ability to work independently A commitment of two days per week is necessary along with occasional help during weekend programs Fluency in English Japanese language ability not necessary but a strong plus Japan Society encourages interns participating in work study programs and or course credit from academic institutions This is an unpaid internship Please email cover letter and resume to Owen Rojek at No phone calls please Only applicants who pass the initial screening will be contacted for an interview Film Intern Japan Society Film Program offers a diverse selection of Japanese films from classics to contemporary independent productions Its aim is to entertain educate and support activities though the Society s arts culture programs The Film Program has included retrospectives of iconic directors thematic series and many U S premieres Some original film series curated by the Japan Society have traveled to other U S venues in tours organized by the Film Program For more information visit http www japansociety org film RESPONSIBILITIES Assist the Film Program staff with all aspects of operations related to upcoming film screenings and events Devising and implementing outreach strategies for marketing and promotion efforts for upcoming screenings House management ushering and will call during film screenings Archiving of film screeners and printed materials Administrative tasks and general office work related to Film Program HOURS 15 20 hours week 3 days a week Evening hours are required when there is a screening This is an unpaid internship School credit is available QUALIFICATIONS Well organized and able to multi task Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite Word Excel PowerPoint Self motivated with strong sense of initiative Familiarity with and interest in repertory film especially Japanese cinema Fluency in reading writing and speaking Japanese strongly preferred TO APPLY Please email resume and cover letter to Kazu Watanabe at Please place Japan Society Film Program Internship in the subject line Finance Department Intern The internship will provide an opportunity to assist in financial and administrative functions The intern will also gain a general overview of the Japan Society s programs and events Responsibilities may include Assist Finance team with annual audit preparation Preparing organizing and maintaining files and reports Input invoices for payment Maintaining and updating databases Performing various administrative duties Assisting in various projects Requirements Good interpersonal verbal and written communication skills Proficiency in Word and Excel Some Finance or Accounting experience or coursework required A quick learner who is detail oriented and very organized will succeed best in this role Time Frame Summer Fall 2014 beginning July 2014 Days per week 3 days per week preferably Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday from 10 am to 3 00 pm days and hours negotiable Salary This is an unpaid internship Japan Society encourages school credits if available Occasional complimentary tickets available to performances To apply email a letter of interest and resume to Please use Application for Finance Intern in the subject line No phone calls please Japan Earthquake Relief Fund and US Japan Innovators Network Intern The Innovators Network is responsible for developing and implementing exchange programs for leaders from the US and Japan around issues of mutual concern and the management of the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund The Japan Earthquake Relief Fund was started as a result of the March 11 earthquake and tsunamis that devastated the Tohoku region of Japan General Description of Position Under the supervision of Innovators Network staff the intern volunteer will assist with the translation of key material needed for making grants from the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund and research on Japanese organizations This includes but is not limited to the translation of information grant proposals grant budgets grantee reports and correspondence This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the recovery of Tohoku The Intern will also be asked to help with administrative duties research and the

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  • Volunteer Opportunities: Career Opportunities: About: Japan Society
    provided Anticipated Time Commitment Opportunities include regular ongoing commitments for morning or afternoon shifts Typically Welcome Desk shifts will be 3 5 hours in length for two or more days per week Monday through Friday 11 00 am to 2 30 pm and 2 30 pm to 6 00 pm We also seek volunteers with flexible schedules to serve on an irregular on call as needed basis This may include staying late to run the box office for some evening events Requirements Excellent customer services skills and comfort interacting with the general public Computer proficiency An interest in Japanese culture Volunteers may stand and sit for extended periods of time and need good visual oral and hearing skills Benefits Supporting Japan Society s mission Complimentary admission to our events films programs and Gallery Invitations to select exhibit previews and special events Opportunities to meet people who share your interests To apply please forward your letter of interest indicating your anticipated available time commitment to Evening Lecture Programs Volunteers assist in ushering ticket handling fielding questions and related activities Programs begin at 5 45 pm Monday to Friday If you are interested in volunteering at evening Lecture Programs contact Tomomi Sekiya at Film Events Volunteers assist in ushering ticket handling and other event related tasks If you are interested in volunteering at Film events contact the Film Program at Language Center Events Volunteers assist with general office support language class event check ins and other event related tasks If you are interested in volunteering at the Toyota Language Center C V Starr Library please email Performing Arts Programs Volunteers assist in ushering greeting patrons and other front of house related tasks If you are interested in volunteering for Performing Arts events contact the Performing Arts Program at Clerical and Administrative Projects

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    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/common/modules/events/EventCalendar.cfm?dateCurrent=01-14-2016&PageActionURL=%2Fcontent%2Ecfm%3Fpage%3D%2Fpage%2Fabout%2Fcareer%5Fopportunities&inline=0 (2016-02-14)
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    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/common/modules/events/EventCalendar.cfm?dateCurrent=03-14-2016&PageActionURL=%2Fcontent%2Ecfm%3Fpage%3D%2Fpage%2Fabout%2Fcareer%5Fopportunities&inline=0 (2016-02-14)
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  • Jiro Murase: News: About: Japan Society
    most highly respected and prominent lawyers and advisors working U S Japan relations was a supporter and friend of Japan Society for nearly four decades He served on the Japan Society Board of Directors from 1978 to 2005 when he became a Life Director Mr Murase contributed enormously to Japan Society and played an important role as a leader of the Japanese and American business communities holding significant positions in a number of civic professional and educational institutions We extend our deep condolences to his son and Japan Society Board member Satoru Murase daughter in law Hiroko daughter Miwa Murase De Bourbon and their families The family of Jiro Murase has graciously asked that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Japan Society in his memory We are very moved by their generosity and have established the Jiro Murase Memorial Fund Ways to Donate By check Checks may be made payable to Japan Society Memo Jiro Murase Memorial Fund Mail checks to Japan Society Individual Giving Office 333 East 47 th Street New York NY 10017 Online donations may be made here by selecting the General Operating Support Annual Fund category After filling in your name address and payment information specify Jiro Murase Memorial Fund in the Donor Acknowledgement space For further information about donations please contact Japan Society at or at 212 715 1270 or 212 715 1250 村瀬二郎メモリアル ファンド Jiro Murase Memorial Fund へのご寄付に関するお問い合わせ また日本からの寄付金お振込みにつきましては Eメール またはお電話 212 715 1250 にてニューヨーク ジャパン ソサエティーのオフィスまでご連絡いただけます様お願い申し上げます Call Send SMS Add to Skype You ll need Skype CreditFree via Skype Call Send SMS Add to Skype You ll need Skype Credit Free via Skype Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

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  • Richard J Wood: News: About: Japan Society
    history raising over 2 4 million for the organization With support from the business and diplomatic communities in March 2008 Wood shepherded a prestigious gala in Tokyo celebrating 100 years of Japan Society s work towards strengthening the U S Japan relationship The gala occurred in the presence of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan an unusual honor for a foreign organization Dick was an extraordinary leader who contributed greatly to the success of the Japan Society during his tenure said Ambassador Motoatsu Sakurai President of Japan Society upon Wood s passing He radiated great dignity and a gentle calmness that will long be remembered He will be missed terribly by all who had the privilege to know and work with him over the years In 2007 Dick Wood enticed me to New York from Boston to take over Japan Society s exhibition program encouraging me with his tough yet practical approach his light management touch his enthusiasm for Japanese visual arts and his in depth knowledge of the field said Joe Earle who served as Vice President and Director of Japan Society Gallery from 2007 to 2012 An insightful inspirational and kindly leader he will be sadly missed by everyone in the world of U S Japan relations as well as by family and friends May he rest in peace Wood initially became well known to Japan Society through his work at the U S Japan Friendship Commission in Washington D C where he served as Chair from 1994 to 2002 After receiving his PhD in philosophy from Yale University Wood s deep involvement with Japan began in 1966 when he joined the faculty of Earlham College He first lived in Japan in 1968 as a Fulbright Fellow at Waseda University undertaking an intensive study of Japanese language and philosophy In 1970 he became Director of Earlham s programs in Japan and in 1973 1974 with a fellowship from The Japan Foundation spent a year in Tokyo studying Japanese ethics and aesthetics From 1980 to 1985 Wood was Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty Whittier College returning to Earlham College in 1985 to serve as its President until 1996 During his presidential tenure and under his leadership Earlham conducted its first successful capital campaign in over fifteen years raising more than 20 million In 1996 Wood became Dean of Yale University s Divinity School one of America s leading theological schools In the course of his four year term he filled key faculty vacancies rebuilt and substantially increased student enrollment and raised 15 million towards renovating the Divinity School campus From 2001 until the beginning of 2006 he served as President of the United Board for Christian Higher Education a New York based nonprofit that functions as a combined operating and grant making foundation Wood was founding Chair of the U S Japan Bridging Foundation He also served on the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University and on the Board of Trustees

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