Staff/Internship Opportunities

Announcement for Paid Internship:


Keio Academy of New York seeks undergraduate and graduate student paid interns for “US-JAPAN Summer Cultural Experience 2014”.


Number of Openings :Approximately ten undergraduate or graduate students

Period of Internship :July 17 (Thursday), 2014 – August 3(Sunday), 2014

Status of Internship:Residential (Interns will be provided on-campus student housing and meals.)

Pay scale:$ 8.00 per hour

Working Hour:6 days a week (one day off per week), approximately 40 hours per week

Must hold a legal status to work in the US (F-1 visa students will not be accepted) Must possess a social security number


Internship Description:


  • Excellent command of English language
  • A good team player 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
  • Willing to engage in the off duties recreational activities with participants
  • Willing to learn operational and administrative undertakings of a residential educational institution
  • 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 on or off campus residential life experience is a plus
  • Media arts or digital technology related experience helpful



  • Work under direct supervision of the administrative director, and at times with the program director


  • Ensure program participants’ health, safety, hygiene, discipline, group dynamics and social adjustment and look out for early signs of a serious problem or danger and refer them to program director or an appropriate staff
  • Assist program staff with guiding the participants through a daily schedule of activities
  • Assist administrative tasks as assigned
  • If bilingual, be an interpreter for the participants, their parents, faculty staff members and other as needed


Interns will be assigned a primary area of tasks from the following areas


  • Assist in administrative work

Social Networking Service

  • Set up SNS sites for the program
  • Provide daily updates and announcements on social networking site such as Facebook
  • Gather pictures and post one photo sharing site

Events and Activities

  • Assist and at times organize social events for the participants and others


  • Act us a translator during academic instruction, lectures and presentations


  • Assist and at time organize athletics events and activities

Marketing and PR

  • Create marketing and PR tools for the future programs



Send a cover letter written in English and a resume (MUST include contact information of at least one reference, as well as phone number and e-mail address of the applicant) to Keio Academy of New York Summer Program Office at . You must write “Internship Position” in the subject line of the e-mail. All documents must be in PDF file format.


Any application without “Internship Position” written on the subject line, missing a cover letter or reference information, or not in the proper format will not be considered.



Wednesday May 14, 2014(*1) or until all the positions are filled


(*1) We will review the applications on first come first served basis.  Therefore, the positions may be filled before the deadline.


Visit our website ( ) to learn more about the program. For questions, send e-mail to Keio Academy of New York Summer Program Office at


As of February 25, 2014

Keio Summer Program Administrative Office

3 College Road Purchase, NY 10577

Tel: 914-701-3454