Summer Internships in Japan

Want to intern in Japan? Learn more Wednesday, January 31 from 4:30-5:30pm in 206 Ingraham Hall. Michelle Kern Hall, UW-Madison Japanese alumna and IIP interim Director, will introduce and answer questions about the IIP internships in Japan (below), as well as others you can apply for independently both for 2018 and planning ahead for 2019 and beyond. The majority of internships in Japan provide a stipend and housing.

Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) is now accepting applications for the summer 2018 program. This internship accepts applications from undergrads in any field who have an interest in high-speed rail, Japanese business, and U.S.-Japan relations. Japanese is helpful, but not required.

This year brings two new opportunities just for Japanese speakers to assist with U.S. to Japan tourism efforts with ANA and with Horai Dairy/Senbonmatsu Farm.

Tatsuno, a gasoline pump manufacturing company, is accepting applications for General Affairs, Accounting, IT or Manufacturing Management this summer.

For students in science and engineering RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center is open for lab research or science communication. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has a Combustion Engine internship. Osaka Gas is seeking a fall semester intern in their Thermal Engineering Team.

Find these, as well as other opportunities in Japan at