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Summer Internship Programme - Japan

Job description

Situated on the coast of Japan, Osaka and Tokyo are two of the world’s largest cities and our program locations of choice. Both have economic histories stretching back centuries, so it’s little surprise that these cities are home to many large Japanese and international companies across multiple thriving industries.

Tokyo is the current governmental capital of Japan. It is the largest metropolitan city in the world, with a total of more than 37 million residents. It is the country’s economic centre and cultural hub. The city is home to 51 of the Fortune Global 500 companies - the highest in the world.

Osaka is located next to Kyoto, southwest of Tokyo. It is known as ‘Japan’s kitchen’ for being the birthplace of some of the nation’s famous dishes. It is known for its outgoing and talkative locals.

CRCC Asia provides internship programs across 18 key career fields in both locations in Japan. During our application process, you will be given the option to select your top three internship program career field choices and the potential cities you wish to intern in.

You will be assigned an English-speaking supervisor to guide you through your whole internship (Japanese language skills are not a requirement for this program). You will also be assigned a variety of tasks and project-based assignments.

All of our International Internship Programs include the following:

  • Guaranteed internship with an English-speaking supervisor
  • Visa processing, fees, and support
  • Private, fully-furnished accommodation
  • Airport pickup on arrival with induction day and welcome banquet
  • Welcome pack on arrival (SIM and travel card included)
  • First day company drop off
  • Cultural events, community outreach and business seminars
  • 24/7 support from on-the-ground staff
  • Career Bridge, our Professional Development Hub, and Exclusive Alumni Network

Tokyo is primarily known for innovative and futuristic industries but there is much more the city has to offer. CRCC Asia has on-boarded companies in diverse sectors across our key Career Fields. Our top sectors in Tokyo include the following:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Media & Creative
  • Recruitment and HR
  • Hospitality and tourism

Osaka Prefecture is the geographical and economic center of the Kansai region. It provides an ideal location for international companies seeking to invest with experienced local partners. Our top sectors in Osaka include the following:

  • Business
  • Computer science
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship and startup
  • Green technology

20% of our interns receive full-time job offers from their host companies.

82% of graduates who worked or studied abroad for one-four weeks are in a graduate job within six months.

What we are looking for

  • All applicants must be highly motivated and have completed or are currently enrolled in a degree program.
  • We are also looking for you to exhibit a strong academic record and an interest in foreign travel and culture.
  • Fluent English is essential; if you speak another language and would like to practice your language skills, we can find you a company where this may be possible.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details


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How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 December 2023

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Closing date:  31 December 2023

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