Internships in Japan

Internships in Japan

The following Japanese companies and institutions are looking for interns from Switzerland:

If you are a Japan-based company looking for interns from Switzerland — students or graduates from Switzerland’s top Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts — please contact the S&T Office Tokyo to be listed on this page.

1) Requirements
English communication skills
Electrical/ electronics major (knows the basics of electric circuits)
Interest in the business of Otowa Electric as a manufacturer specializing in lightning
Minimum 6-month commitment

2) Conditions
Salary (living allowance): 150,000 yen per month (after deductions)
Furnished apartment room close to work in Amagasaki, Hyogo

3) Possible tasks
Analysis of rival companies’ products/services
Supporting lightning experiments, data organization
Translation of technical materials
Assisting designs

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  • teamLab is looking for specialists in the information society such as; Programmers (User Interface Engineers, Database Engineers, Network Engineers, Hardware engineers, Computer Vision Engineers, Software Architects), Mathematicians, Architects, CG Animators, Web Designers, Graphic Designers, Artists, Editors and more.
  • teamLab will financially support trainees with accommodation, meals and local transportation
  • Internships are possible from a minimum duration of 2 weeks
  • Please apply directly on their website: 

Scholarships towards an Internship in Japan

Successful candidates will have a background in business administration, economics, engineering, informatics, international law or similar areas of study. In addition, they will already have acquired a solid basic knowledge of spoken and written Japanese (hiragana, katakana and approximately 200 kanji) before departing for Japan.

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