Author: admin
• Saturday, June 12th, 2010

 

下記の通り、PTP長崎平和プログラムの参加者を募集しています。

長崎そしてアメリカの若者たちと良い出会いの機会を求める皆さんはぜひお問い合わせください。

資料:   あなたもアメリカの若き良心たちと語り合ってみませんか  (←内容詳細・問い合わせ先など)

開催日:  2010年 6月25日(土)・7月10日(土)・7月18日(日) 9:30 ~ 15時ごろ

集合:   国立長崎追悼平和祈念館(原爆資料館となり) 地下ラウンジ

* 基本的に、事前の申込みが必要です。まずは気軽にお問い合わせください。

Author: admin
• Friday, July 17th, 2009

Greetings!

The work on the Nagasaki Island’s School on behalf of the People to People Student Ambassador Program was recently featured on NHK television.  The 30 minute program featuring our home-stay and education programs will be featured sevearl times this month on regional and national television.  Visit NHK’s website to find the times it will be shown again. www.nhk.or.jp

Author: Josh
• Tuesday, December 02nd, 2008

For the second year in a row, the Nagasaki Islands School program administered on behalf of the People to People International was recognized by participants as a top ranked interactive educational program provider! Our Home Stay Program was also recognized as NUMBER ONE IN THE WORLD!!!

Pictures of the award to come!!! Congratulations Satoshi, and all of our host families around the Nagasaki Islands!!

Author: admin
• Monday, November 03rd, 2008

Nagasaki Islands Summer 2009:  Bridge Over the Pacific

We are proud to announce that we are going to do a 12 day program focused on the Nagasaki Islands in summer 2009.  From June 1 – June 12th, students will have an indepth experience focused on the culture, environment, and people of the Nagasaki Islands.  We will visit Hirado, group split and homestays in Shijiki and Ojika, and then come back together for overnights in Nozaki and Nagasaki. 

This trip is open to high school students in the US, interested in history, environment, culture, Japan, and rural island life.  Our goal is to show the world all the amazing things that the Nagasaki Islands have to offer. 

 

Details:

WHEN: June 1 – June 12, 2009

COST: approximately $3700.   This price is dependent on airfares, but includes:  air transport from your nearest major airport to Fukuoka, food, lodging, and transportation while in Japan.  This does not include: passport, local transport to your nearest major airport, and spending money for souvenirs and snacks. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: We will be posting more info about applying to participate, deposits and all that in mid-November. 

 If you are interested and think you will be able to participate, please email info@nagasaki-islands.org ASAP so we can gauge interest.  We need to get 40 people to make this trip work.  Therefore, tell your friends, get them interested in participating!!!

Author: admin
• Monday, November 03rd, 2008

REMINDER!  Deadline for the Cross-World Experts Program is November 10.

1. Cross-World Experts Summer Internship 2010

Here’s your opportunity to learn about international and environmental education and get hands on experience in the field. This highly competitive internship program is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students. We will be accepting 2 interns for this program. Please make sure your application in not later than November 10, 2010. Everything you need to know is below. If you’d like to apply, please email Joshua Beatty at info@nagasaki-islands.org for an application.

Purpose:

This internship will provide outstanding high school graduates, undergraduates and graduate students with the opportunity to gain firsthand work experience in international exchange and environmental training.

Period:

June 1 – July 4 OR June 29 – July 24 :

Remuneration and Academic Credit:

Housing provided; stipend for food also provided. Intern is responsible for own travel expenses from home country to Hirado (we can help with logistics)

We will also provide whatever documentation is needed to receive academic credit for this experience. Upon successful completion of the internship the student will be provided with assistance in incorporating the internship into their resume and letters of recommendation as appropriate.

Qualifications:

Student should possess an outstanding academic record and have demonstrated leadership in academic, social, or volunteer organizations. Experience working with international or highly diverse populations is expected of all successful candidates, as is experience (and comfort) with public speaking and peer leadership. Proactive participation in an international travel experience, especially in Japan, is highly desired. Familiarity with Japanese culture, cuisine, and language would highly benefit any candidate, but is not required.

Duties:

Interns will be expected to be positive and proactive members of our Nagasaki Islands School Team. They will work under the direction of the Program Director and be assigned a mentor among the team members. Specific duties will include:

  • Maintain a positive attitude and professional demeanor during all program-related activities
  • Attend all staff meetings and be familiar with all schedules and group-related activities;
  • In coordination with program leader, assist in the leadership of weekly group activities, including logistics, group member interaction and monitoring, and follow-up activities;
  • Act as a member of the public relations team, write press releases, compile feedback surveys results, assemble PowerPoint presentations, provide copy for organization website and update Facebook or other group pages;
  • Participate and assist in all staff house activities, including grocery shopping, house cleaning, meal preparation; and
  • Interns should expect to participate in on the ground program activities for 4-5 days per week in addition to 1 day of office work/staff meetings per week.

Applicants will be required to complete a written application, submit a resume, two letters of recommendation from teachers, professors, or previous employers, and pass a telephone or in-person interview. Successful applicants will be expected to have a passport valid until at least February 2011, and work in close coordination with the Program Director when making all travel arrangements, and complete a medical form.