If you are looking for an internship in Japan, please follow these three simple steps:

1. Assess your skills

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
Alexander Graham Bell
  • Set your goals!
  • Check the requirements for your internships (personal or university).
  • Update your resumé/CV for Japan. More information here.
  • Update and clean up your online profiles (LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.).

2. Get informed

If you can't read, it's going to be hard to realize your dreams.
Booker T. Washington
  • Read about the value add of internships.
  • Read about the possibilities here.
  • Read about the different types of visa here.
  • Please note that even unpaid interns might have to pay pension and insurance fees. Make sure you do it the correct way!
  • Read our FAQ.

3. Get connected

The whole point of social media is continuity and continual engagement.
Clara Shih 
  • Join our LinkedIn group here.
  • Post your internship request in our group.
  • Like, follow and share our Facebook page here
  • Check out which entities are taking interns. There is no "list" we could share since everything is online just in the moment. Use search engines, LinkedIn Job Search, boards like KOPRA.
  • Have a look at BFF Tokyo Jobs.
  • Contact possible internship providers directly.
  • You could sign up with My Scout Agent powered by Internship Kansai here.
        Remember the AAA rule - Always Actively Approach
  • Still questions? Please ask us! (info@internshipjapan.org)
        Please do NOT send us your resumé/CV.

4. Let us know how it went

  • We love to hear your success story! 


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