COURSES

Required

Interns are to enroll in twelve credit hours for winter or fall semesters or spring-summer terms combined during their internship in Japan.

Courses include JAPAN 399R Academic Internship (6 credit hours).

Electives

Students will be able to discuss other course offerings for the program with Professor Watabe.

COST

$4,500–5,000

Includes: tuition, accommodations in Japan, and international health insurance

Not included: international airfare and local transportation

PREPARATION

Students are required to take a teaching methodology course (JAPAN 377) prior to departure.

Accepted students are required to participate in a preparation course (IAS 369R, 1 credit hour). This second-block evening course will be held during winter semester.

Accompanying spouses need to be credit-bearing participants on the program.

Spouses will also need to apply online and take the preparation course.

FUNDING SOURCES

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see kennedy.byu.edu/scholarships)

The College of Humanities and Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages may have funding specifically for internships, for those majoring in Japanese. Please check with Professor Watabe for details.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Complete the online application at kennedy.byu.edu/apply.

The application requires a $35 fee.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program.

 

FACULTY

Masakazu Watabe, the Japanese Internship Coordinator and Professor of Japanese, is the faculty mentor for the program.

801-422-2945, masakazu_watabe@byu.edu

SCHEDULE AND TIME COMMITMENT

The experience will be both spring and summer terms combined, or all of Fall or all of Winter semesters.

INTERESTED STUDENTS SHOULD CONTACT

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
isp@byu.edu
kennedy.byu.edu/isp