The Intern Group, seek to inspire and encourage people to believe in and challenge themselves, discover their passion and realise their potential. With a 100+ person team, spanning five continents, they are dedicated to bringing this purpose to life for every single program participant. 

Tokyo is a hub for business, entrepreneurship, marketing, technology, and innovation. This international internship program includes accommodation with a private bedroom, airport pickup, visa support, 24/7 in-country service, placement in a host company with English-speaking supervisor, career development resources, cultural experiences such as a visit to Mount Fuji, and other extra features.


Internship opportunities are available in the following sectors: 

  • Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality & Events
  • Human resources
  • IT
  • Marketing & PR

More information regarding the internship program can be found on the host program website

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the Intern Group for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ's short-term experience eligibility criteria.

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The program fee is approximately JPY 659,900. More information regarding what is included in the program fee can be found on the host program website


Housing is included in the program fee.

Credit for Internships

Some students may be able to receive credit towards their UQ program pending faculty approval. The Global Experiences Team is unable to provide further advice regarding internships for credit. If you are interested in seeking credit, please refer to the Credit for Internships page for more specific details

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 March 2020
Host: Not applicable. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. 

Program Dates

Start: 21 June 2020
End: 25 July 2020


Fast Facts

Type: Work Experience
Mode: Internship
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Credit: Not-for-credit*
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate

Some students may be able to receive credit towards their UQ program pending faculty approval. Please refer to the Credit for Internships page for more specific details.

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​