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Short-term Internship Experience

Short-term Internship Experience

Dokkyo University offers exchange students the opportunity to work as interns at Japanese companies or public organizations. These internships, which form a unique part of the Dokkyo exchange program, give students the opportunity to practice their Japanese in a business environment while experiencing the unique business culture of Japan. Take advantage of this opportunity to gain a sound understanding of Japanese business culture.

The internships are held for around one to two weeks during the summer and spring holidays. Please note that they are unpaid.

This internship program is available to students who are enrolled in Japanese Level 4 (Upper-Intermediate) or above at the time of application. Before participating in an internship, students must attend the guidance session held by the International Center and complete a business manners lecture course run by the Career Center.

The following are a few examples of the types of companies and organizations that have offered internship programs.

  • Construction companies
  • IT companies
  • Municipal offices
  • Continuing education center for local citizens
  • Real estate companies
  • Funeral company