Opportunities

Apply to the Institute for Future Legislators (IFL)

Have you ever thought about running for public office? Do you wonder what it would be like to serve as a legislator? The institute provides intensive hands-on mentoring and training for anyone who seeks the experience and knowledge necessary to make a difference.

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Synergy: The Journal of Contemporary Asian Studies – Call for Submissions

The Asian Institute of the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto is currently inviting submissions for their online publication. Their journal seeks to publish the world's premier undergraduate work pertaining to the study of contemporary Asia, specifically on the current political, historical, social, and/or economic developments in the Asia region.

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The Asian Pacific Foundation of Canada Launches 2019-20 Media Fellowship Program

The APF Canada Media Fellowship Program offers two up-and-coming and established journalists the opportunity to spend time in Asia researching and preparing stories for Canadian audiences.

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Volunteer at Congress 2019 at UBC

Congress is the largest interdisciplinary conference in Canada, and one of the largest in the world. Register to volunteer today!

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Foreign Government Awards Program – Korea: Open for Applicants

The Government of the Republic of Korea, through the National Institute for International Education Development (NIIED), offers six scholarships for study or research at the Master’s or PhD level. Scholarships are tenable from September 1, 2019. The deadline for applications is April 22, 2019.

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Chia-ying Yeh & Minsheng Scholarship Open for Applicants

This Scholarship is encourage students to study classical Chinese poetry and celebrate Professor Emeritus Chia-ying Yeh’s academic career and works in Taiwan. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2019.

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Explore China for Free with Gotoco

Interested in traveling abroad this summer? Join Gotoco in China to gain a TEFL certificate and useful work experience in teaching, education and activity leadership. No prior experience in China, Chinese or teaching is required—just a passion for education and travel.

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UBC Asian Studies is Hiring: Work Learn Positions for Summer 2019

Taking courses at UBC and looking for a flexible job to fit into your schedule? Search no further! We are hiring several positions for Work Learn Summer 2019! What is Work Learn? Work Learn is a 10-hour a week position that provides you with an opportunity to work in a professional environment while achieving your own […]

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Nepali and Tibetan Language Courses for Summer 2018

The UBC Himalaya Program is offering Nepali (ASTU 204E) and Tibetan (ASTU 204F) language courses. These two-week, intensive language courses blend classroom instruction with experiential learning off-campus will be offered between April 29 – May 10, 2019. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2019.

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Modern Language Association Forum in Pre-14th Century Chinese Literature: Call For Papers

Panel 1: What Is (Chinese) Poetry? Sponsored Panel by LLC Pre-14th-Century Chinese Forum This panel addresses the broader problem of what poetry is, first by asking how the specific instance of Chinese poetry has been theorized in classical East Asia and second by asking how Chinese poetry is positioned and understood in the broader disciplinary […]

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