Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is seeking a group of Japanese Americans from across the US to engage with Japanese leaders in the business, government, academic, non-profit and cultural sectors March 6-14,2014 . The trip also allows Japanese leaders to gain a greater understanding of multi-cultural America through the experiences of a diverse group of Japanese Americans. Upon their return, delegates collaborate with program alumni, the local consulates, the U.S.-Japan Council and local and national community organizations to continue strengthening ties between the U.S. and Japan.
Full descriptions of the project and ideal candidates are available for download below. JASGP is assisting in the search by vetting prospective candidates. To receive organizational support for your candidacy, please send resume firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, September 22, 2014.
Individuals selected must be able to travel to Japan from March 6-14, 2015 and attend a mandatory orientation in Los Angeles on January 30-31, 2015.
More information can be found at http://www.usjapancouncil.org/jald.