Johns Hopkins University is Hiring

Johns Hopkins University is hiring for a Program Administrator position with Asia programs. The Program Administrator works closely with each department in Asia Programs to include Japan Studies, Korea Studies, South Asia Studies, General Asia Studies, Southeast Asia Studies, and the United States Korea Institute. The Program Administrator is assists in designing, structuring, and managing student recruitment, course requirements, course offerings, and student academic and career advising. The Program Administrator is responsible for taking the lead on all extra-curricular activities of the program including program speaker lectures series, orientation activities, and domestic and international study trips.

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Asia Society is HIRING

Asia Society in Washington, D.C. is hiring a Program Associate. The Program Associate will provide executive assistance to the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) Vice President and head of the office, provide administrative and research support to ASPI Washington staff, and assist with the logistical coordination of events for ASPI in DC.

Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address present challenges and create a shared future.

Council of American Ambassadors is HIRING!

The Council of American Ambassadors is hiring an International Program Associate! The International Program Associate will have dual roles in supporting the Council of American Ambassadors’ communications/outreach initatives as well as its programs (conferences, missions, Fellowships, ambassadorial orientation seminars, etc.). The successful candidate must be able to work in a nonpartisan, team environment and manage his/her time effectively. For more information on the job, see the posting.

The CAA is the nonpartisan association of former and incumbent non-career U.S. ambassadors who have served presidents of both political parties. The Council supports the Department of State and its Chiefs of Mission, provides orientation for newly appointed American ambassadors, sponsors Fellowships to develop young leaders for careers in public diplomacy and international affairs, and educates the public about foreign policy issues affecting the national interest. The Council presents conferences, convenes roundtable discussions, conducts overseas fact-finding missions, publishes a bi-annual journal, The Ambassadors REVIEW, and administers Ambassadors Perspectives, an online forum for commentary on current world issues.

Critical Languages Scholarship Program is HIRING

The Critical Languages Scholarship is hiring a Program Assistant! The CLS Program is a program of the Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the American Councils for International Education.

Based in Washington, DC, the Program Assistant position for the CLS Program assists in the recruitment and selection of applicants and the administration of intensive overseas summer language institutes for U.S. graduate and undergraduate students. Responsibilities include assisting with a variety of program logistics and clerical tasks, and responding to inquiries.

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Teach English in Korea with EPIK

EPIK is a program affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Education aimed at improving the English-speaking abilities of Korean students and teachers, developing cultural exchange between Korea and abroad, and introducing new teaching methods into the Korean education system. EPIK invites responsible, enthusiastic native English speakers with a motivation to share their knowledge and language with Korean students and teachers to Korean public schools throughout the country.

What EPIK Teachers Do:

  • Assist Korean teachers with their English classes, and/or jointly conduct English classes with Korean teachers, and/or extracurricular activities or English camps.
  • Conduct English conversation classes for Korean students and teachers.
  • Prepare teaching materials for English language education.
  • Assist in developing teaching materials for English language education.
  • Assist with activities related to English language education and other extracurricular activities.
  • Demonstrate a good command of the English language, both written and spoken.

The application deadline for the fall term is in February, and spring term is in August. Learn more here:

Be sure to read my interview with former EPIK teacher Maria.