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Summer in Korea with Seoul National University

Seoul National University International Summer Institute 2013

Program Description
This five-week immersion program will take place in the heart of South Korea’s capital, Seoul. Students will have the opportunity to study and interact with prestigious faculty and students from all over the world. With over 20 course offerings in a wide array of subjects ranging from East Asian Studies (Korea, Japan, and China), the Liberal Arts & Humanities, to more practical courses such as Korean Language, students can customize their educational experience according to their specific interests. In addition to the academic coursework, students will be able to venture out and immerse themselves in South Korean culture and society. Through interactions with SNU students in class and various cultural exploration excursions, students will experience South Korea’s rich culture and multifaceted society.

What Students Will Gain
– Exposure to the unique cultural and social landscape of South Korea, the Korean peninsula, and Pacific Rim along with a greater appreciation of one’s own culture
– A comparative perspective on the similarities and differences of students from different educational, national, and cultural backgrounds
– A competitive edge in today’s increasingly globalized marketplace: regardless of the particular profession, employers seek to hire employees who bring fresh, innovative ideas and have an informed, global perspective
– International network of friends and professional contacts

General Facts about South Korea and SNU
– A member of the G-20, market economy ranked 14th in the world by nominal GDP, and one of the fastest growing economies in the world
– Home of Hallyu aka “The Korean Wave,” the spread of South Korean culture throughout the world through entertainment and host country of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in 2018
– Ranked 4th Best University in Asia (QS Asian University Rankings, 2012)
– SNU is ranked 5th in terms of the number of alumni holding CEO positions in the world’s 500 leading companies including Samsung and LG. (Ecole des Mines de Paris-MINES Paris Tech, 2009)

Program Costs
Tuition: ~$2,850 (varies depending on which 2-3 courses students choose)
Program Fee: $900 + Transportation to Seoul, South Korea
Program fee includes: application fee, housing in student dorm, cultural activities, tours, and field trips

For More Information and Application Queries Contact:
Paul Duke Lee
Head Recruiter
Seoul National University America Center

Nakatomi & Associates: Media Relations Internship (STIPEND)

Nakatomi & Associates
Employment Opportunities

Firm Background
Nakatomi & Associates has produced award-winning consumer awareness and social marketing campaigns addressing timely and pressing social, health and environmental issues including chronic disease prevention and education, child abuse, domestic and community violence prevention, nutrition and physical activity. Since 1989, the firm has contributed to the growing field of communications promoting social change – including access to health care, quality and affordable housing, education, financial and environmental education and applying the tools of communications to promote equity, access and social and environmental justice.
One of the firm’s specialized focus areas is outreach to the diverse Asian American, Pacific Islander and underserved populations through community outreach and education and issues and media advocacy programs. Our clients represent excellence in their fields — of philanthropy, corporate social responsibility and organizations committed to improving lives and communities. For more information:

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$4,800 stipend for internship with Student Leadership Academy 2012! Apply by April 30!

Are you:
Committed to the labor & social justice movements?
Want to make a difference in the Los Angeles community with workers, immigrants, and people of color?
Interested in labor and community organizing for economic justice?

Then YOU should apply for the Student Leadership Academy!!

The Student Leadership Academy (SLA) is a full-time, paid summer internship program for young leaders who want to get in-depth experience as organizers in the Los Angeles labor movement.
The academy is a project of the UCLA Labor Center .
What does it mean to participate as an intern in SLA?
Working full-time for a labor union in Los Angeles for 8 weeks during the summer 2012
Participation in a mandatory two-day training on June 18 and 19, where you’ll learn the history of the Los Angeles labor movement and the basics of labor organizing
Mentorship opportunities with your supervisor and colleagues at your host organization
You’ll earn a stipend of $4800 total for participation in the 8-weeks, June 18 to August 10, internship program.

One of our biggest internship sites this year has a lot of Asian American and Pacific Islander members (home care workers) and we’d love to recruit various Asian & Pacific Islander language speakers for our program. Chinese and Vietnamese language speakers are especially needed, but all languages are needed.

Any questions, contact Lucia Lin

Internship Opportunities with TEADA Productions

TEADA Productions:
We are a small non-profit theater located near Culver City focusing on developing new interdisciplinary theater artists and expanding awareness of issues facing under served communities.

We would like to open our Internship and Assistant Stage Manager Opportunities to the Asian American Studies Students of UCLA.

Our internships will provide a first hand learning experience in the fields of marketing production within the South East Asian community for our Los Angeles Premiere run of Refugee Nation at the LATC.
Posted below is a description of the positions we have open.

For questions, please email
For all positions, email resume and cover letter to Leilani Chan at

TEADA PRODUCTIONS a non-profit 501 ©(3) Theater Company seeking summer interns in production and marketing.
The mission of TeAda Productions is to expand the awareness of issues affecting underserved communities through the development and presentation of performances by people of color. TeAda’s cross-disciplinary performances incorporate theater, performance art, and dance. TeAda embraces a fearless commitment to provide artists a space to explore cultural and political issues most relevant to their communities.
We are looking for high energy, dependable and eager interns for an Assistant Stage Manager Role as well as a Social Media Marketing/Outreach position who are passionate about theater.

Here are the position descriptions:
Assistant Stage Manager (unpaid internship) – Refugee Nation
TeAda is looking for a multi-tasker and team player for the role of Assistant Stage Manager for Refugee Nation.
The Assistant Stage Manager will be responsible for taking down blocking notes, technical cues and other important notes during rehearsals.
This person will act as the liason between crew cast and theater management. Duties also include recording video and audio as needed.
The Intern should have interest/and or experience in running crew or stage management. The intern must also be comfortable working with artists as well as theater managers whether it be in person, via e-mail or over the phone.
The intern will preferably understand a Mac system and the basic Microsoft applications (Word, Excel).
There will be occasional weekend and evening hours. He/She must have access to a car and a valid CA driver’s license.
Intern must be able to attend rehearsals every day Monday-Friday, 10:30am-4:30pm between May 15-31, 2012.
Longer hours may be required during tech/production week (May 28 – June 3rd).

Undergraduate Internship Position – Summer 2012
Marketing/Outreach Intern Position Description
The Marketing/Outreach Intern’s primary project will be building and maintaining TeAda’s new media presence,
such as the setting up and maintenance of accounts on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Constant Contact,
with responsibilities that include uploading videos and photos onto social networking sites, list management for Constant Contact, and keeping TeAda in communication with its various communities on the web.
As traditional forms of media and communication with audiences continue to evolve, TeAda is looking for a
motivated team player who has the ability to stay on trend and translate the trends to company use.

Skills Required
This intern should have interest and/or experience in guerrilla marketing tactics and community organizing.
This intern MUST be comfortable meeting people and communicating in person, on the phone, and via email,
video editing, proficient computer and internet skills, and have a strong writing ability. An ideal intern would be a self-starter interested in the organizational and business end of the arts. The interns should also show an interest in working with communities of color. The intern will preferably understand a Mac system and the basic Microsoft applications (Word, Excel), Filemaker Pro, Photoshop, Final Cut (or another Mac-based video editing software), and HTML. There will be occasional weekend and evening hours. He/She must have access to a car and a valid CA driver’s license.

How to Apply
Please include in your cover letter answers to these E-Interview questions:
TeAda Productions is a small non-profit arts organization.
The benefit of this is that you will be able to learn all aspects of running a small non-profit arts organization.
However, it requires our intern to very self-motivated and proactive.
We expect our intern to be focused on project completion not just task completion.

1. Describe a project you are particularly proud of achieving. Did you encounter any obstacles, and how did you face them?
2. What office duties and tasks have you performed in the past?
3. How would you like to contribute to TeAda’s mission and programming?
4. Based on TeAda’s mission what excites you about working with this organization?
5. What cultural, political or social justice issues are passionate about? How do those passions relate to your studies currently or how might they apply to your internship this summer?
6. Have you attended a TeAda performance?
7. How did you hear about our internship?
8. Describe one particular performance that moved you. How did you find it inspiring? What did you learn from this experience?
9. Where will you be living this summer?
10. When can you start the summer internship?
11. When does your Fall Term begin?
12. Do you drive/will have your own car for the summer?

For all positions, email resume and cover letter to Leilani Chan at For questions, please email

Aubrey Magazine looking for interns


Here’s your chance to gain experience at the nation’s premier and award-winning Asian American woman’s magazine! At Audrey, we cover stories that encompasses news, lifestyle, beauty, fashion, and entertainment. We are currently looking for INTERNS and CONTRIBUTORS who would be interested in working for EDITORIAL and/or ONLINE sections.

Audrey Interns are given significant responsibility in areas such as research, writing, marketing, public relations, event management, and will provide general office support. Time commitment of 15-20 hours per week preferred. College credit can be offered. After completion of internship, Audrey Interns will also be considered to join on as an Audrey Contributor.

Audrey is also looking for applicants who are interested in contributing pieces to the magazine and website. We’re looking for individuals who have a strong interest in the Asian/Asian American community and have interesting ideas/stories to share. Audrey Contributors are strongly recommended to have prior journalism/writing experience before being considered.

In general, ideal candidates are detail-oriented, able to multitask, have strong communication and writing skills and should have an interest in the Asian/Asian American community. Tech-savvy people with experience with WordPress, Photoshop, Google Analytics, social media, video production/post-production, and other software and online tools a huge plus.

Interested? Please send your resume and email cover letter to For Audrey Contributor applicants, please also include two writing samples.

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