NEXSTEP Internship program abroad is perfect for students looking to become future leaders. Their team seek to provide participants with personal and professional enrichment through unique in-country social network experiences, career advice, one-on-one support as well as opportunities to develop professional skills in various internship industries abroad.

The NEXSTEP Kyoto Winter Internship Program takes place in Japan's most beautiful location: a city with a 1,000 years of history as capital of Japan. From its unique atmosphere to its stunning history and amazing innovation, interning in Kyoto makes it very attractive to foreign students. Spend 4 or 5 weeks interning in your preferred field in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. The program takes care of your wellbeing abroad and includes personal growth and career-building activities for a life-changing experience.

Please note: NEXSTEP is offering a $100 USD discount to all UQ students who apply to one of their programs in Winter 2020. Please ensure to use the code 'UQNEXSTEP' in the host application form

Experience

Internship opportunities are available in the following sectors: 

  • Design
  • Creative
  • Fintech
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Hospitality
  • Media
  • Sports
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment
  • Education
  • Social Work
  • Marketing
  • Sustainability

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 Next Step for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

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

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Cost

The program fee ranges from approximately $6,575 - $7,295 AUD. More information regarding what is included in the program fee can be found on the host program website

Please note: NEXSTEP is offering a $100 USD discount to all UQ students who apply to one of their programs in Winter 2020. Please ensure to use the code 'UQNEXSTEP' in the host application form

Accommodation 

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: 15 March 2020

Program Dates

4 Week Program

Start: 22 June 2020
End: 19 July 2020

5 Week Program

Start: 22 June 2020
End: 26 July 2020

 

Fast Facts

Type: Work Experience
Mode: Internship
Location: Kyoto, 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.​

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