Now in its 16th year, Kizuna's internship is the best opportunity for college students to build networks, professional skills and make an impact in the Japanese American community.LEARN MORE
Occurring during the summer, our Internship is a paid, 8-week, full-time internship experience designed to help you make your mark in the community.
Design and implement impactful projects, meet community leaders and build your legacy by helping to shape our community’s future in Kizuna's internship program.
*list includes organizations from past two years. 2017 confirmed organizations still subject to confirmation.
Work experience is the most valuable asset to list on your resume. Through building professional skills, networks and a resume worthy full-time working experience, NCI prepares you for your future career.
This will be the 15th year of the Kizuna's Internship program. The program is now one of the most well known internships in the Japanese American community.
Our graduates have gone on to do great work in the community through employee & volunteer positions. Even Kizuna was created by Alumni of this program!
The internship program is a great way to get to know the landscape of the Japanese American community.
Our internship program provides the networks and skill set to be involved long after the program has completed.
In order to gain the best understanding of our candidates, our internship application utilizes a two-step process of vetting and selecting interns.
You can begin your application by clicking here (or any of the other “apply” links on the page). The application is all-online and will require two additional attachments: 1) resume, 2) cover letter.
Candidates selected to move on to the interview stage will be given an interview time and location. An interview team will ask the candidate a series of questions to better get to know the interests, skill set and qualifications of each candidate.
NCI offers an opportunity to work on projects with real community impact. Interns feel a sense of satisfaction from their experience with NCI because they’ve made a difference. Interns also leave NCI with a strong sense of community needs and solutions.