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Internship Positions

Yokohama City, Japan

Name of position: Continental Automotive Corporation, Japan

Location: Yokohama City, Japan

Company: Continental Automotive Corporation, Japan

Dates of internship: Approximately May 4 - July 4 

Housing: Provided.

Pay: Yen 900 per hour (8 hours per day, 5 days per week). Transportation costs to and from the company are also provided for.


  • Conduct test work and provide reports
  • Conduct market research and provide reports
  • Perform administrative duties in support of R&D, program management, project management, and marketing

Preferred applicants:

  • Native level Japanese
  • Engineering majors preferred
  • MS office with a general understanding of data analysis techniques
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups and people


Tokyo, Japan

Name of position: Waseda University Coop

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Dates of internship: 8 weeks  

Language Requirement: Some knowledge of Japanese required. 

Housing: The company pays for room and board for two host-families where each student can be fully immersed into the social scene.

Pay: 600 yen per working day for lunch. Transportation costs to and from the company are also provided for. 

The company provides students with a  public transportation pass.


1. Work in the restaurant or the university book store for two weeks.
2. Spend two weeks working in a distribution center for food and non-food items, go along with the driver of small truck that makes deliveries to many families

3. Two week experience at one of the Co-Op Stores in Tokyo.

4. A two day observation Japanese Consumers' Cooperative Union

5. Soap packing center: one day observation

6. Consumers' Cooperative Mirai in Tokyo: three days to ask questions and write a report in Japanese.


Visa Requirements: The students do not need a visa for Japan, but upon arriving at the airport they are not to use the word "work". They simply come here to improve their Japanese speaking and reading skills.


This position is sponsored by ICE Menlo

Jones Lang LaSalle K.K. (JLL): Marketing and Research Intern

Organization:  Jones Lang LaSalle K.K. (JLL)

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Number of Positions:  1 or 2

Intern Position Titles:  Marketing Intern,  Research Intern

Dates of Internship: Flexible

Compensation:  We will pay for local transportation commute.  Perhaps one lunch or dinner/drinks per week.                         

Possible Housing options:  N/A

Primary responsibilities of the positions:

  • Provide overall support to the Marketing and Research departments
  • Research and write reports, blogs, executive summaries, etc
  • Assist in social media campaigns, events, etc.

Language Required: Advanced Japanese


Requirements concerning citizenship

None, but would require insurance during their time in Japan.

Desired professional skills/specialties of the ideal intern:

  • Great writing skills
  • Well organized, with attention to details
  • Self starter and team player