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Internships facilitate career exploration and skills development and SAIS values the benefits gained through domestic and international internships. Global Career Services has a number of resources that can help students identify and seek promising internship opportunities. Additionally, many academic programs also work with students in their concentration to develop relevant internships. 

The Italian Program at SAIS Europe in Bologna offers a unique full-immersion experience. All language activities are designed to help students develop the specific language skills that they will find essential in their future careers.

The J-Card Office issues the J-Cards which is the official identification and access card for students, faculty and staff. J-Cash is also a prepaid, stored-value account that is part of your J-Card. It is the convenient, cashless way to pay for your purchases. J-Cash balances roll over each term/year and the card remains active as long as you are a registered student or current faculty/staff member. 

The Japan Studies Program, with accomplished scholars, policy-experienced professionals and real-world work opportunities for students, is catching the wave. SAIS is one of the few International Relations graduate programs to offer a concentration focused specifically on Japan. The Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, closely affiliated to the program, supports these efforts by conducting policy-relavant research and providing links to Asian Studies in general. 

The Japanese Program offers language instruction that emphasizes topics such as politics, economics, finance, diplomacy, foreign policy, the environment, energy and regional/global security to meet students’ needs for professional development.

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Board of Advisors serves as a critical source of periodic advice and counsel to the Dean in setting the overall course for the school’s future.

The Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs serves as convening forum for resident, visiting, and affiliated scholars. To research and debate contemporary international policy issues.

The Korea Studies Program was launched in 2006 in response to a growing demand for intensive study of political, security and economic issues on the Korean Peninsula. In its relatively short history, the program has grown rapidly to become one of the nation’s leading Korea policy studies programs, preparing the next generation of leaders and professionals in the field of Korean affairs.

The Korean Language Program offers a progressive and skills-based learning experience for graduate students in the fields of international relations and/or development.

The Language Studies Program offers classes that assist students in successfully meeting the Johns Hopkins SAIS language graduation requirements. In addition, language classes offer a great opportunity to develop vocabulary and communication skills that are relevant to students’ academic studies and career goals.