Jobs and Internships

Ehime Prefectural International Center (EPIC) Internship Program


The Ehime Prefectural International Center is offering an internship for approximately eleven weeks over the summer (mid May to late July / early August). The student will be working at EPIC and other municipal international centers in Ehime prefecture.

Benefits: round-trip transportation (Honolulu-Ehime), housing allowance, modest stipend, medical and life insurance coverage.

The application period for 2017 has passed, please look for more information on the 2018 session in the fall. 

Eligibility Requirements:

(1)Applicant must be a United States citizen currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at UH in a
field related to EPIC’s interests.  Applicant must be enrolled during the proposed internship period.
(2) Applicant should possess moderate Japanese language skills, have experience working or living in an international context, and have some knowledge of Hawaiian culture. Applicant should also possess good interpersonal skills and be able to multi-task.
(3) Your application for an internship should be supported by your university. A minimum requirement is a letter from one of your professors supporting your application.
(4) The final candidates will be selected by the authority of Japan-America Society in Hawaii and University of Hawaii. Placement is subject to availability of meaningful assignments.

Documents and Links:

Ehime Internship Program 2016

2016 EPIC internship guidelines

2016 EPIC application form

Blog From Previous Summers

Sample Summer Schedule (from 2012)

For more information, please come to CJS, or see the EPIC site.