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IWU Freeman Asia Internship Program


Information Packet Site Summary Freeman Asia interns visited the Taal Volcano on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.

Thanks to the generous support of the Freeman Foundation, IWU will be able to support IWU students to do internships in Asia for approximately two months. This opportunity is available to all domestic and international students who are currently sophomores and juniors and who will return to the IWU campus for at least a semester following the internship. International Students (sophomores and juniors) can apply for opportunities that are NOT in their home country.

Funding support includes:

Who: IWU sophomores and juniors (domestic and international students)

What: Funded internships in Asia (includes airfare, living expenses, and more)

When: Summer 2021 (6-10 weeks, depending on the internship)

Where: Thailand, Japan, or the Philippines (all majors welcome)

Please join us for a virtual information session on Thurs. Oct. 29, 2020 and Thurs. Jan. 14, 2021 at 4pm. Sign-up using this Google form in order to receive the Zoom meeting link.

Application Blog Guidelines

Application deadline: Sat. Jan. 30, 2021


Dr. Teddy O. Amoloza - tamoloza@iwu.edu

Stacey Shimizu - sshimizu@iwu.edu

Brian Richardson - brichar1@iwu.edu

Students are required to register and pay summer fees for IWU internship credit at a deeply discounted rate.


Learn More About the Freeman Asia Internship Program:

Lizette Toto ’21 and Yubei Shen ’20 interned at Shiro Oni Studio, an arts collective in Onishi, Japan.
               Freeman Asia Interns Share Unique Experiences


Hong Kong

Mission for Migrant Workers

Adna Mujovic '20 & Shaela Phillips '21

Koding Kingdom Jarlai Morris '21


Aoyama Gakuin University  

Caleb Hansen '21, Danielle Ponsot '20 & Dareana Roy '21

Kanda University: Jacob Mahaffey '21

Second Harvest  Ian O'Toole '20

Shiro Oni Studio  Lizetto Toto '21 & Yubei Shen '20

Technos College: Rachel McCarthy '21 & Devesh Mondal '21

World Friendship Center: Natalie Kuca '21 & Jovana Milosevic


Food & Nutrition Research Institute - Nutrition & Monitoring

Mckenzie Lindquist '20, Mimi Nguyen '21, Marcia Rolofson '20 & Kathryn Hoffacker '21

 Food & Nutrition Institute - Knowledge Diffusion: Sean Ly '21

Food & Nutrition Research Institute - TT: Anaol Dalle '20 & Michael O'Neill

Human Nature: Lark Commandy '20 & David Werner '21

International Rice Research Institute - Lab: Ayana Blair '21, Meghan Bowler '21, Dilyetna Gebru '20 & Zoephia Laughlin '20

MAD Travel Leah Carter '21, Emma Darragh '20 & Quentin Jackson '21

 St. Frances Cabrini Medical Center: Emily Lezcano '20 & Elia Nava '20


EarthRights School: Annika Fuller '21 & Angela Roman '20




Hong Kong





Human Nature
Food & Nutrition Research Institute
International Rice Research Institute



Here are some of the amazing experiences of the 2017 Freeman Asia Interns:

Freeman Program Overview

Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Mission for Migrant Workers




Earth Rights International

Student Video Journals:


Here are some of the amazing experiences of the 2016 Freeman Asia Interns:

Student Video Journals: