Asia University (AU) is a university in Wufeng District, Taichung, Taiwan. AU was founded with the goal of becoming an internationally competitive comprehensive university, and has been growing quickly since its creation. AU has become a medium-size university with 28 departments and more than 12,000 students. It offers education for degrees in health and medical science, computer science and electrical engineering, creative design, management, and humanities and social sciences.
Aware of the general scarcity of resources on school campuses in Taiwan and the relatively few chances for students to have contact with art works, AU hoped to influence students through the environment and give them the opportunity to accumulate aesthetic experiences to cultivate their characters.
On May 4, 2007, one of the founders Dr. Tsai presented the project plan and officially invited Mr. Tadao Ando to design an art museum for Asia University. Therefore, the main purpose of inviting Tadao Ando to design the museum was to educate students and create the opportunity for them to have contact with art works from masters of international status. In Sep. 2013, the museum was officially named Asia University Museum of Modern Art.
Internship Department: International College
International College (IC) aims to provide a friendly living and learning environment and integrate learning and research resources for international students. Moreover, IC enhances interaction between local students and international students via international companions for learning and a variety of extracurricular activities. AU aspires to become an international university and IC plays a crucial role in this regard.
The intern is expected to get involved in duties related to editing English brochures/ websites, recording audio guides, or leading guided tours in Asia University Museum of Modern Art. Potentially, the intern might be able to involve work with National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (http://english.ntmofa.gov.tw/English/).
The intern may also take Chinese courses offered by Chinese Language Center at Asia University if they would like to.
Number of Opening(s): 2
Work Hours and Internship Start/End Dates: (Monday to Friday, June
22 –August 14, 2020): Full time/ Five days a week.
Work Attire: Casual
Local Language: Mandarin Chinese
Eligibility and Requirements:
Applicants must be currently enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and coterms who are undergraduates in all majors, including undeclared. Coterm students must still have undergraduate status. MA students in the Center for East Asian Studies are also eligible to apply.
Applicants must be current Stanford students during the internship period. Seniors must postpone graduation paperwork until the internship ends, but may participate in commencement. For summer graduation requirements, including details regarding enrollment requirements and information about participation in the June commencement ceremonies, students should contact their major department's student services office and Registrar's Office for graduation quarter petition.
Preferably, before beginning their internships, selected candidates should have taken at least one course regarding the internship region. The course can be taken in the spring quarter.
For more internship positions provided by the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program, please see our internship listing.
Each applicant can apply for a maximum of two program-arranged positions. If you apply more than two positions, we will only accept the first two applications based on the time of your submission.