Internship opportunity at Keio Academy in New York

Recently, many students have been interested in gaining useful employment-related experience by doing internships. We heard about an interesting opportunity for you.

Keio Academy of New York (affiliated with Keio University) runs a Bilingual Summer Program, and will hire some interns from Japan. Travel to and from New York and housing during the program is included for these interns. See more information about the program here:

The program will be held from 24 July to 8 August. Full details are available at the link below (.pdf); abstracted details follow this posting. P_10_Intern_Job_Description_3_23_10_final_.pdf

Keio Academy Bilingual Summer Program 2010 Internship

July 24, 2010 – August 8, 2010 (plus an orientation session on July 4, 2010)

Summer Program Intern

Full-time, residential (in addition to extended hours for chaperoning and supervising activities)

[Japan-based Interns] On-campus housing with free cafeteria privileges, round-trip transportation between Narita and Keio campus as a chaperone, travel insurance and extra meal stipend.


– Excellent command of English
– A good team worker in a multi-cultural group
– Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced program environment

About Jodias

J.V. Dias, an American from San Jose, California, is currently the co-coordinator of the Integrated English (IE) Program and a member of the Communications Unit of Aoyama Gakuin University's English Department. In the last few years he has published articles that appeared in two TESOL texts: Dias, J.V., & Kikuchi, K. (2010). Designing listening tasks: Lessons learned from needs analysis studies. In Teaching Listening: Voices From the Field (N. Ashcraft and A. Tran, Eds.). Alexandria, VA: TESOL, pp. 9-31. AND... Dias, J.V. (2009). A Web of Controversy: Bringing Critical Thinking Skills Online. In Adult language learners: Context and innovation (G. Strong and A. Smith, Eds.). Alexandria, VA: TESOL, pp. 97-105.
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