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POSTECH South Korea Bilingual Campus Program

Hi AAJA members,
The father of one of our members, Elizabeth Suh, is the editor-in-chief of POSTECH University’s Bilingual Campus Program in Pohang, South Korea. He is now recruiting for Chief Editor and Editor positions, responsible for visioning, translation and editing of materials.
Please find the job description below and attached. Please share with your networks or anyone you know who may be interested!
With thanks,
AAJA Hawai’i

Chief editor and Editor, two full-time, bilingual positions
POSTECH Bilingual Campus Program

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea is a world-class research university, which launched a bilingual campus program in March 2010.  Most lectures at POSTECH are now delivered in English, and university documents and postings as well as publications and materials are extensively translated and produced in English.
The Bilingual Campus (BC) Program is responsible for overseeing this ground-breaking venture, providing visioning, translation and editing of documents, articles, and transcripts. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of work promoting world-class innovation and collaboration across languages.
POSTECH is recruiting for two positions within the Bilingual Campus Office: Chief editor and Editor.
Responsibilities include:
1.   The Chief editor and Editor provide self-sufficient professional bilingual service, which includes translation of Korean documents into English.
2.   The Chief editor additionally
a.    makes final review of all documents translated by Bilingual Campus editors;
b.   coordinates bilingual activities of POSTECH.
Qualifications of the candidates:
1.   Fully bilingual or near-native in Korean and English.
2.   Advanced training and skills, and extensive experience in professional writing beyond foreign schooling and conversational fluency.
3.   Intimately familiar with Korean and American cultures, societies, and customs beyond foreign schooling or living.
Compensations are competitive.
The ideal candidate is willing to relocate to Pohang, South Korea, if necessary. Telecommuting may be considered.  The current positions are available on an annual contract basis.
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and sample articles to:
Dr. Daniel Suh
Editor-in-chief, Bilingual Campus Program

2012 Summer Journalism Internships

Paid journalism internships available this summer through SPJ’s Hawaii chapter.

Print, online, and broadcast journalism and public relations internships are being offered in summer 2012 through the Hawaii chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Full-time internships (10 weeks at 40 hours/week ) with a $3,600 salary:

  • Honolulu Star-Advertiser (daily newspaper)
  • Pacific Business News (weekly business newspaper)
  • Hawaii Business magazine (monthly business magazine)
  • Honolulu magazine (monthly city magazine)
  • Pacific Edge magazine (quarterly business/lifestyle magazine)
  • Trade Publishing (trade publications)
  • Honolulu Civil Beat (online news)
  • Alexander & Baldwin (corporate public relations)
  • Hawaii News Now (TV news)

Part-time internships (8 weeks at 27 hours/week) with a $2,106 salary:

  • KHON Channel 2 (TV news)
  • KITV Channel 4 (TV news)

Who is eligible: Preference is given to applicants who are Hawaii residents enrolled in a college or university and who went to high school in Hawaii. Preference is also given to students enrolled in a college or university in Hawaii. Applicants will be considered if they will have completed their sophomore year of college by June 2012. Recent graduates are also eligible.

How to apply:

  • Visit www.hawaiispj.org to fill out an online application form.
  • Write a cover letter introducing yourself and explaining why you want an internship, list your relevant coursework or news media experience, and include three references with their contact information.
  • Include samples of your news media work. You can send these as URL links; pdfs,, Word, or .txt files; wmv files for video; or wav files for audio.

Send all materials labeled with your name to spjinterns@gmail.com.

Deadline: February 29, 2012

You will be contacted directly by the news media if they wish to interview you for an internship. If you are a candidate, you will be contacted by April 1.

For more information, contact SPJ’s Craig DeSilva at (808) 282-1038 or at cdesilva@hotmail.com.

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