Internships in a variety of fields such as business, education, and public relations are possible. To maximize your options and find the best internship placement for your needs, UCEAP recommends researching your own opportunities.
- Internships are optional
- Internships may require an additional visa process
You can intern in English, but proficiency in Japanese will broaden your placement options.
No course is required, but to receive academic credit you’ll have regular meetings with an internship supervisor and a final project or paper. You will receive detailed instructions on how to get credit for your internship after you apply to the program.
- The internship can replace a course
- Pass/no pass credit
To arrange your internship, you’ll receive a list of organizations and advice. It will be up to you to find an internship provider and request an interview. You make most of the arrangements after arrival.
Get an Award
Scoring academic credit while learning real-world skills during an internship is just the start. After your program ends, you can apply for an award. You’ll focus on the marketable skills you gained—an ideal addition to your résumé.