Internship in Tokyo, Japan

Type In-Person Internship
Duration 6 to 12 weeks
Next Date July 27, 2024
Starts from $5249

Destination: Japan

Tokyo – a city where tradition and innovation seamlessly intertwine.

Imagine embarking on an internship in Tokyo, from bustling markets and serene temples to cutting-edge technology hubs, Tokyo offers a vibrant canvas for a university student’s growth. You’ll immerse yourself in a culture that celebrates both ancient rituals and modern trends, all while gaining invaluable hands-on experience in your chosen field. The neon-lit streets, world-renowned cuisine, and the opportunity to connect with professionals from around the globe make a Tokyo internship an electrifying journey of personal and professional discovery.


Age : 18 years old+
Education : Enrolled at University
Language : English
Minimum Experience : Future of Work Foundation Program
Visa requirements : Visa free under 90 days

Our in-person internships are designed to develop students’ Core Competencies

  • Time management
  • Technology Fluency
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • Effective communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Decision-making
  • Active listening
  • Creative thinking
  • Being detail-oriented

Yuri Takahashi

Resident Coordinator Japan

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Career Tracks

Tuition & Inclusions

  • Guaranteed Internship Placement
  • CV/Resume Consultation
  • Private Housing (util incl.)
  • Pre-Arrival Planning & Support
  • Future of Work Foundation Program
  • 24/7 In-country Emergency Assistance
  • CISI Travel/Health Insurance
  • Pick-up from the Airport
  • On-site Orientation Activity
  • Preloaded Transportation Card
  • SIM Card
  • First Day of Work Introduction
  • Monthly Cultural Activity
  • Online Professional Speaker Series (Monthly)
  • Online Career Networking Event (Quarterly)
  • Career Readiness Report
  • Completion Certificate from Next Step Connections

Set Dates

8 weeks Jan 8, 2024 - Mar 1, 2024 $5550
8 weeks May 31, 2024 - Jul 27, 2024 $5550
8 weeks Jun 28, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024 $5550

Custom Date

6 weeks $5249
8 weeks $5800
12 weeks $7100

What makes this program unique?

Personalized Internship Experience

Tailoring your internship journey to match your academic needs and career aspirations. Our placement process is highly personalized, ensuring a tailored fit between your skills and goals, and the host company. While being open to explore wide-scope opportunities, we value your preferences to ensure a successful and fulfilling match.

Impactful activities

We offer curated activities that have the power to transform, inspire, and encourage questioning. These activities are an integral part of our program's value, contributing significantly to your personal growth and professional development journey.

Meticulous logistics

Our meticulous logistical arrangements guarantee a seamless and hassle-free experience, allowing you to focus entirely on making the most of your internship and cultural immersion.

Holistic growth experience

Support & Wellbeing" is paramount to us, and we prioritize your care while fostering your growth. Striking a balance between encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and offering a solid foundation, we ensure you have the guidance and support needed to thrive during your transformative journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please contact us if you can’t find an answer to your question in our
Frequently Asked Questions.

Next Step Connections collaborates with a diverse range of industries in Japan, including technology, finance, hospitality, art. We aim to provide interns with opportunities that align with their career goals and interests, ensuring a meaningful and industry-relevant experience.

Cultural integration is a key focus. We organize cultural activities such as traditional tea ceremonies, language classes, and visits to historical sites. These activities are designed to enhance interns' understanding of Japanese culture and foster a deeper connection with the local community.

Absolutely. The internship experience in Japan is tailored to each individual's career aspirations. During the application process, we take into account your career goals, academic background, and industry preferences to ensure that the internship is a personalized and relevant experience.

Language exposure is integrated through language classes to enhance cultural immersion. While Japanese language skills are beneficial, the program is designed for English speakers. Additionally, our team provides support to help interns navigate language challenges and effectively communicate in a professional setting.

Next Step Connections places a strong emphasis on networking and mentorship. Interns in Japan have the chance to attend industry-specific networking events, engage with professionals in their field, and participate in mentorship programs designed to provide guidance and insights for their future careers.

How Does It Work?

Voices of Success : Alumni Testimonials

What is your Next Step?

The Kalpavriksha or Banyan tree is a mythical tree that said to fulfill all wishes, we at Next Step Connections believe every wish holds the potential for existence.