Administrative Staff Exchanges

Partnering on Staff Exchange Opportunities

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2017 Staff Intern from Kyoto University Satoshi Kubo and his family enjoying a UC Davis football game.

Aarhus University - UC Davis Administrative Staff Exchange Program

In 2014-15, Global Affairs established an agreement of cooperation with Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark to provide an opportunity for a staff exchange between our two institutions on an annual alternating basis.

Aarhus University - UC Davis Administrative Staff Exchanges
 

  • 2018: Mette Brandenborg,  Aarhus UniversityMette Brandenborg headshot

 

  • 2017: Paula Levitt, UC Davislevitt

 

  • 2016: Trine Høj Eriksen, Aarhus Universityeriksen

China Agricultural University - UC Davis Administrative Staff Exchange Program

In 2016-17, Global Affairs established an agreement of cooperation with China Agricultural University in Beijing, China to provide an opportunity for a staff exchange between our two institutions on an annual alternating basis. The Administrative Staff Internship is an opportunity to:

  • Understand higher education in China and the United States
  • Visit other universities and organizations
  • Be involved in international activities and the cooperation of both universities
  • Study the similarities and differences of the education systems of both countries
  • Give presentations about the higher education systems and universities of China and the United States
  • Explore people, society and culture

China Agriculture University - UC Davis Administrative Staff Exchanges
 

  • partridge headshot2018: Stephanie Partridge, UC Davis

 

  • Zhang headshot2017: Zhichao Zhang, China Agricultural University

Kyoto University - UC Davis Administrative Staff Exchange Program

In 2005-06, Global Affairs established an agreement of cooperation with Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan to provide an opportunity for a staff exchange between our two institutions on an annual alternating basis. The Administrative Staff Exchange with Kyoto University is an opportunity to:

  • Study higher education in Japan and at Kyoto University
  • Visit other universities and organizations in Japan
  • Participate in a practicum at the International Affairs Division of Kyoto University with Japanese staff
  • Study the education system in Japan and visit schools
  • Give presentations about the U.S. higher education system and about U.C. Davis programs
  • Learn about Japanese people, society and culture

Participation is open to UC Davis staff employed both in Global Affairs and those units reporting to the Vice Provost’s Office. The internship program is planned for alternating years and will consist of a period of 4 to 8 weeks depending on approved release time and funding estimates. Familiarity with the Japanese language is recommended but not required.

The selected intern will receive his/her UC Davis salary during the period of the internship, a per diem allowance for meals and lodging, as well as all travel expenses. Prior to departure, resources pertaining to the Japanese culture and work environment will be provided.

Experience the University of California, Davis, the City of Davis, and the surrounding region through 80 days-in-the-life of Satoshi Kubo, Global Affairs Administrative Staff Intern in 2017 from Kyoto University:

Kyoto University - UC Davis Administrative Staff Exchanges
 

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Aspen Felt of UC Davis and Satoshi Kubo of Kyoto University in Japan in 2018.

 

  • felt headshot2018: Aspen Felt, UC Davis






     
  • kubo2017: Satoshi Kubo, Kyoto University

 

  • barnhill2015: Jodi Barnhill, UC Davis

 

  • kawaguchi2012: Ryoma Kawaguchi, Kyoto University

 

  • hong2011: Hong Au, UC Davis

 

  • sano2010: Hiromi Sano, Kyoto University

 

  • hirokawa2007: Kristy Hirokawa, UC Davis

 

  • hatasako2006: Miyoko Hatasako, Kyoto University

LEAP: Long-term Educational Administrator Program

Established in 1997, the LEAP program is funded by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) and is administered by The Institute for Japan International Practical Training, and Cultural Vistas. The LEAP program offers selected Japanese higher education staff the opportunity to come to the U.S. to improve their English skills, learn about higher education in the U.S., and complete an internship in an international programs office.

LEAP Administrative Staff at UC Davis
 

  • 2014: Akiha Misumi, Kyoto University
  • 2013: Toru Kasuga, University of the Ryukyus
  • 2012: Aya Kimura, Kyoto University
  • 2010: Saho Tanaka, Kyushu University
  • 2009: Mari Morishita, NAIST
  • 2007: Yohko Tange, Nagoya University
  • 2005: Tomoko Kawamura, University of Fukui
  • 2004: Yumiko Furutake, Kyoto Institute of Technology
  • 2003: Mari Shimizu, Kyoto University
  • 2002: Hiroe Kajimoto, Hokkaido University
  • 2001: Nami Kida (formerly Yokoya), Nagoya University

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