Mutliple Internships @ Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington

There are some great winter quarter internship opportunities available at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington, a non-profit organization located in the Bailey Gatzert neighborhood right off Rainier Avenue at Weller Street (within walking distance from SU). In particular, they are looking for a Communications and Marketing Intern, in addition to others. See below…


The Japanese Cultural and Community Center is accepting applications for winter quarter interns!

JCCCW is looking for intern applicants who are college students or recent graduates interested in our winter quarter program (approx. January – March). Interns are required to commit at least 10 hours a week to JCCCW. Internship hours should be scheduled within our normal office hours: Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. You may occasionally be asked to help with evening or weekend events as they come up.

 Available Internship types

-Communications and Marketing Internship

Duties may include media relations, working on both the print newsletter and e-newsletter, helping to update the website, social media, implementing a communications plan, along with many other important aspects of being part of our dedicated communications team. Experience with HTML coding and social media preferred. Japanese Language ability a plus.

 -Programming Internship

Programming Interns will be responsible for providing support to any of our many programs, such as Japanese Conversation Club, NW Nikkei Museum, Nikkei Genealogy, Yuji’s Omusubi, Special Events, etc. This is a great opportunity for an intern to gain valuable skills in program planning and coordination. Duties may also include general office work and other administrative tasks.

 -Fund Development Internship

Working with the development team, an intern will learn how a non-profit organization runs and gain experience in fund development. Duties will include letter and grant drafting, data entry, filing, researching funding opportunities, etc. The development intern will provide invaluable support to the development team at JCCCW. Must be very organized and detail-oriented. Experience with database work, specifically Raiser’s Edge, preferred.

 -Nikkei Bunko(Japanese Language Library) Internship

Library interns will assist in taking in new donated books, cataloging and barcoding. They will also help library visitors find books and check in returned items.  Internship shifts for this position are primarily on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Must have at least intermediate Japanese language skills, fluency preferred.



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