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2016 TOMODACHI Daiwa House Student Leadership Conference III
October 20, 2016 - October 23, 2016
TOMODACHI is hosting a student leadership conference in Washington DC. The theme of the conference is “Exploring U.S.-Japan Relations in the Nation’s Capital: Leadership, Legacy, Politics and Policy.” They are looking for enthusiastic undergraduate/graduate American and Japanese students who have interests in U.S.-Japan relations, Japanese or American culture, and/or want to meet peers with similar interests. It is an opportunity for leadership training, networking, to learn about Japanese and Japanese-American contributions on a national level, and to think about ways they, as students, might contribute to strengthening the U.S.-Japan relationship in the present and future.
This conference brings together twenty (20) American and twenty (20) Japanese students with personal, academic and/or professional interests in U.S.-Japan relations. Panels and breakout session will explore the history and diversity of the U.S.-Japan relationship with leaders from a variety of institutions and organizations. In trainings and workshops, students will build cross-cultural networking skills and explore leadership values, learn about career opportunities from leaders in a variety of sectors, and meet like-minded peers from across the mid-Atlantic region.
Required Application Material:
Applications are available online (**NOTE: The application form is divided into sections/pages. The information cannot be saved. You cannot navigate away from the page prior to submitting your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered**)
School Information (e.g. GPA, Current Courses, Major, U.S.-Japan related courses)
Length and type of volunteer or extracurricular activities
Length and type of any overseas experience (internship, study, travel, etc.)
Two short essays (**NOTE: Each essay should be no more than 250 words. The total page limit for the two essays is one single-spaced, 12 point font, typewritten page with standard 1″ margins.**)
Essay A: Why do you want to participate in this conference? Please explain your interest in a conference focused on the U.S.-Japan Relationship? What unique perspective might you be able to contribute?
Essay B: What are your career goals, and how might this conference aid in achieving them? In what way do you envision yourself contributing to the U.S.-Japan relationship in the future?
For more information contact Patrick Hall via email firstname.lastname@example.org
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