Opportunities

2019 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme Applications Open

The JET Programme offers a minimum, one-year opportunity to experience Japan as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) or Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) through an official Government of Japan program.

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2019 Global Korea Scholarship Program for an Undergraduate Degree

The Government of the Republic of Korea is offering a scholarship at the undergraduate level for study in a four-year Bachelor Degree program in South Korea, including airfare, tuition fees, language training, and living allowance.

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Japanese Language Program Learning Opportunities

The Japanese Language Program offers 3 activities to gain experience beyond the classroom. These activities are the Language Exchange Table, Tadoku Reading Club and Senpai Drill.

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Backpacking With A Purpose: Seeking Applicants for 2019

Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that facilitates deeply immersive, educational, and volunteer experiences around the world.

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UBC Department of Philosophy Seeking New Assistant Professor in Asian Philosophy

The UBC Department of Philosophy invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track position).

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Apply for Trek: Community Placements for Asian Studies Students

The Trek Program is a year long local community service learning program that combines weekly community service with on-campus learning opportunities.

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Catch the Ninja Star: Ninja Tomonosuke and Kotetsu

Join the annual festivities at Nikkei Matsuri and see the legends and tales of the Japanese ninja come alive when hereditary real-life ninja Tomonosuke introduces the unique and secret world of ninja and their ninjutsu techniques. 

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Wakayama Fair Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for experience on practicing language interpretation? The Wakayama Fair is looking for volunteer interpreters! Duty Description: Japanese-English interpretation (Mandarin and Cantonese is also preferred) Location: Price Smart Foods supermarket (8200 Ackroyd Rd., Richmond, BC, V6X 1B5) Date/Time: November 3rd and 4th, shift 1: 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM, shift 2: 2:00 PM- 6:00 PM) Compensation: […]

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UBC Asian Studies Hiring for Winter Work Learn Positions

Taking courses at UBC looking for a flexible job to fit into your schedule? Search no further! The Asian Studies main office is hiring for a couple of winter Work Learn positions starting September 4th, 2018. What is Work Learn? Work Learn is a 10-hour a week position that provides you with an opportunity to work […]

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New partnership with IMVBOX will give students better access to Iranian films

Through this partnership, students will have access to an impressive online database of post-revolutionary Iranian films with English subtitles.

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