The Furman Asian Studies department can prepare you for a variety of careers in this increasingly vital field. With three degree programs for students interested in China, Japan, and South Asia, we provide our students with one-on-one instruction and a broad range of courses.
This program is designed to prepare graduates to:
- Understand the role of Asia in today’s global economy and culture.
- Effectively converse across all related disciplines to obtain insights of Asia.
- Demonstrate competency and critical thinking in issues confronting Asia and the world.
- Furman Scholarship page
- Boren Fellowships
- Fulbright Scholarship
- Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)
- Luce Foundation Luce Scholars Program
- FreemanAsia Scholarship
- Blackmore Freeman Fellowship
- Pickering Fellowship 2018
- Jones Fellowship: The Jones Fellowship is for Furman students major in Asian Studies, Chinese Studies and Japanese Studies. Please contact Robert Lang for details.
- Furman Internship Office
- Freeman-Funded Internships in Asia
- World’s Largest Job Fair for Japanese-English Bilinguals
- Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET)
- BRIC Language Systems
- Disney China
- US Embassy and Consulates in China
- US Embassy and Consulates in Japan
- US Embassy and Consulates in India
- United Nations
- Degrees in Public Services
Recent graduates can seek advice from our senior graduates and others in the field through the Furman Asian Studies group on LinkedIn.