Virtual internships are available in multiple career fields, offering professional development and practical experience. Earn between 4-10 credits while gaining experience in a virtual, cross-cultural environment.
Help bring nature and the English language to underserved youth in Japan with Mirai no Mori, a Tokyo nonprofit that runs outdoor camps, nature weekends, and leadership programs for abused, neglected, and orphaned children. Interns are primarily needed during summer term to help prepare and run three week-long camps in the forest. Office-based positions in fall and spring term may be possible, focusing on event management, fundraising, and program planning. Conversational Japanese or higher required.
Teach English and support activities at a liberal arts university located along the eastern coast of Japan. Interns work with English majors in and outside of the classroom and can take advantage of Japanese language courses and a vibrant international community on-campus.
Students on this summer program enroll in six weeks of intensive Japanese coursework at Waseda University’s Center for Japanese Language. The courses are immersive and comprehensively cover speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Successful completion of the program grants a certificate from Waseda University.
Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) is a nonprofit mental health services organization that has been serving the international community in Japan since 1973. The Lifeline’s highly trained volunteer counselors provide free, anonymous, and confidential telephone counseling and general resources 365 days a year. Interns will have the opportunity to gain experience in event planning and fundraising, as well as support Lifeline counselor training and general operations.
Join a team creating and implementing project-based curricula in a non-traditional school for adults in Tokyo, Japan. Work as a project or teaching assistant on a wide variety of projects spanning from theater and arts to solar power. Intermediate Japanese required.
Support a small international team in the heart of Tokyo, Japan, working to raise awareness nationwide about breast cancer through outreach programs, events, and a bilingual magazine. Interns will assist with event planning, fundraising, communication, and outreach programs while learning more about public and community health, social change, and nonprofit management.
Join a dynamic team in Tokyo, Japan, to support the work of Peace Boat, an international NGO that works to promote peace, human rights, equitable development, and sustainability around the world. English language internship, with additional opportunities for applicants with Japanese or Spanish language skills.
Hands-on alternative film journalism internship in Tokyo, Japan. Interns will directly support planning, production, and outreach efforts with a small team. Interns must be fluent in Japanese.
The IE3 Global exchange program at Aoyama Gakuin University provides students with exceptional opportunities to integrate into life at a Japanese University. In addition to intensive Japanese language programs, AGU offers a comprehensive range of topical coursework taught in English and in Japanese.