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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 02/15/2021 02/15/2021 05/18/2021 07/13/2021
Summer 2022 03/10/2022 03/17/2022 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Options: Apartment Shared Areas of Study: Business, Communications, Engineering, Humanities, Journalism, Management, Sciences
Program Description:

Summer Global Internship

Tokyo, Japan

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Program Overview

CIEE Global Internship programs are built for you based on your academic focus and career goals. Every CIEE location offers a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries. Once you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Learn more about our personalized placement process!

Tokyo is Asia’s largest metropolitan area with over 38 million residents and nearly 30 million additional visitors per year. Home to some of the world’s largest companies and brands, Tokyo offers students a vibrant global commercial hub with a cosmopolitan culture, world-class arts, amazing restaurants and street food, and a varied mix of small, medium, and large companies perfect for developing your professional skillset.

Unique Experiences

LEARN ABOUT TRADITIONAL JAPANESE CULTURE

at historical sites such as Meiji-jingu shrine and Senso-ji Temple

SEE THE LATEST FASHION TRENDS

in world-renowned fashion districts such as Harajuku and Ginza

STROLL THROUGH AKIHABARA’S ELECTRIC TOWN

heartland of “otaku” culture where anime, manga, video games, and electronics abound

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Activities & Excursions

  • Take in Tokyo’s beautiful night scenery with a trip on the open-air Sky Bus
  • Experience Japan’s passion for baseball at a local stadium
  • Set out across the 918-m-long-single-span suspension bridge to Odaiba.
  • Find inner peace in an authentic Zen garden.

Professional Development

  • Refine your resume and interviewing skills for the local business culture
  • Explore the professional working world of Tokyo through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures
  • Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Tokyo culture, your academic program, the city, and practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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