Going to Japan

Study Abroad Programs (year, semester, summer)

  • Junior Year Abroad (JYA)
  • Junior Semester Abroad (JSA)
  • Bates Fall Semester in Japan (FSA) conducted by Bates’ professors
  • Summer Japanese Language Programs in the U.S. & Japan
  • Eurocentres Kanazawa website

Volunteer Quests (by United Planet Organization)
Volunteer in Japan: 2-52 weeks (and other countries)

Take a look before you go to Japan


Internship Programs

  • Forval Summer Internship for the junior (Unfortunately this has been stopped now.)

    Ngan Dinh ’02 Megan Tobin ’00 Soo-Yeun Kim ’98 Leah Jewett ’97 Emily King ’95 Anna Louise England ’93 Brad Adams ’92

  • Nanbu Summer Internship for the graduate students
    • Barnaby S. Donlon ’93 (from The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy –a joint program of Harvard and Tufts) worked in Kobe.
  • ?? Summer Internship for the graduate students
    • John P. Connolly ’01 (who studied JPN at Bates and is studying biology at Dartmouth College) worked in Osaka in the summer of 2002.

Job Opportunities

Links for job hunting

Japanese Embassy and Consulate General in the U.S. and other countriesConsulate General of Japan in Boston

* “If you live in Japan, please remember these at least”⇒??????