METI Government of Japan Internship Program for Foreign Nationals.

The goal of this program is give foreign people who live overseas and have full of skills and knowledge an opportunity to experience of working in a Japanese company, creating new business opportunities and learning cross-cultural communications, through internship.



Main responsibilities of interns

  • Developing an internship plan (intern's role, goals, etc.) in cooperation with a responsible person of the host company.

  • Participating in pre-training, Kickoff training, follow-up training, and wrap-up presentation.

  • Engaging in internship during the designated period.

  • Being able to follow the instruction by JIP office and the host company.

  • Keeping regular contact with the host company during the internship period.

  • Keeping appropriate behavior required as a recipient of public funds from Japanese government

Main support for interns

For all course:

  • 1. Insurance coverage during the activity period

  • 2. Interns can borrow communication device such as laptop, LAN, and mobile phone etc. ※If you are the type of visiting Japan, we cover your expense for visiting Japan.

Application requirements

Applicants must meet all the following requirements:


  • Understanding the purpose of this program and having the will to contribute to the host company’s activities with his/her skill and knowledge

  • Living in either country on the OECD/DAC List except People's Republic of China and

  • Having the nationality of either country on the OECD/DAC List except People's Republic of China

  • Being able to work as an intern for 4 hours per day, 5 days per week, Monday through Friday in the place agreed, in the case of the Course-A, a designated workspace.

  • Having language proficiency in Japanese (JLPT N3 or higher) and/or in English (Business level).

Submitting the following document(s):

→For Students of University or Graduate School: a letter of recommendation by his/her academic advisor

→For Graduates: a graduation certificate of university or graduate school

  • Submitting a certificate of useful qualifications for internship (if applicable)

  • Being able to attend the Pre- and post-orientation

  • Being able to follow the instruction by JIP office and the host company.

Eligibility

People who have full of skills and knowledge, and are currently living in either country on the OECD/DAC List except People's Republic of China and

having the nationality of either country on the OECD/DAC List except People's Republic of China. ※ If you have already applied for 2016~2021 programs, you cannot apply in this time.


Application period

Summer internship: the middle of May, 2022~the late of June

Winter internship: the middle of August, 2022~the late of September


How to Apply

  • For those who want to apply this project, register new account from the website below.

  • Please click the link below and create your account from [SIGN UP(Free)] button. It takes around 10 mins to fill up all your information. https://job.connectiu.com/job-detail/4625?&status=promotion/

  • After registering account, please open this page again with logged in, then click [Apply Status] and [Apply] button below.

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