Internships in Asia

Internships in Asia allow you to launch your career with an international internship in one of the world's most populous continents. Asia is a global powerhouse with lots to offer in the way of experience and growth. Our Asia internship programs are based in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Bangkok.

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International internships in Asia


Our Asia internships offer interns the chance to gain invaluable professional experience, make global connections in one of the world’s most powerful regions and boost their resume. Participants will have the opportunity to build a network of key contacts from the program and their internship. Asia’s influence is expanding, and contacts in this region will be pivotal in a young professional’s future.

Our internships in Asia span all career fields and we are proud to place interns with a range of leading companies and organizations. Whatever your career field is, Asia is leading the way. We offer summer internships in Asia as well as programs starting every month throughout the year. Asia is one of the world’s most powerful regions, and having experience here will truly make you stand out from the crowd. The world’s most impressive skyscrapers will take your breath away in Hong Kong. Be inspired by constant innovation in Tokyo. Discover the flavors of Bangkok’s world-renowned street food.

Our Asia internship programs range from 4 weeks to 6 months long and include everything you need to have a successful and rewarding experience throughout your internship. Advanced professional training, career coaching, accommodation, cultural and social events and 24/7 local support are all included in the program alongside a leading internship. Asia is the perfect place for a young professional to launch their career.

Remote internships in Asia

Make your resume stand out by gaining experience with a remote internship in Asia. Join our Virtual or Digital Nomad Programs to complete your internship remotely from within Hong Kong, Bangkok, Tokyo, or another destination of your choice. You’ll have the opportunity to live like a local and participate in a remote internship from the comfort of your accommodation, a co-working space, or even a local coffee shop.

Career Advancement Training

Interns benefit from career advancement tools before, during, and following their internship program. These tools enable you to successfully prepare for your internship before you start, make the most of your experience while you’re there, and successfully sell your experience in interviews to future employers.

You will be asked to take a pre-program DDI International workplace personality and skills assessment and will be given access to a library of training materials designed to help you succeed. These materials include tips and advice on interview techniques, adapting to international working environments, making a lasting impression in the workplace, and building your personal brand.

During your internship, training is delivered through a combination of videos, podcasts, articles, quizzes, and projects and you will receive a LinkedIn badge upon completion. Subjects include critical thinking, oral/written communication, teamwork, digital technology, leadership, professionalism, career management, and global/intellectual fluency.

You will also be granted access to our CV improvement tool, helping you to effectively communicate your achievements and skills to future employers program.

Alumni Success Coaching

We partner with experienced career coaches to provide participants with a personalized, one hour career coaching session upon completing the program. Participants choose from our portfolio of experts who they would like to guide them through their next steps after their international internship. These are just a few of the topics covered:

  • Selling your international internship experience
  • Building a stand-out CV/resume
  • LinkedIn branding
  • Salary negotiations
  • Landing your dream job
  • Strategies for interviewing


Exclusive Workshop Series

Participants will have the opportunity to elevate their professional skills by receiving access to tailor-made Workshop Series that are exclusive to program participants, including interview practice sessions with worldwide peers, CV review workshops, Linkedin workshops, and more!

Participants will also receive invitations to Keynote Speaker events featuring industry experts through panel discussions and knowledge-sharing sessions where participants can also ask live Q&A sessions, giving them the opportunity to enhance their skills and network with the best in the business!

Our previous speakers include well-known experts, CEOs, and Co-Founders such as:

  • Sue Liburd MBE DL - a multi award-winning businesswoman with 25 years of experience and a Non Executive Director for the UK’s National Health Service.
  • Amir Salihefendic - Founder & CEO of Doist, the remote-first company that built Todoist (one of the world’s most popular productivity apps).
  • Claire Diaz-Ortiz - best-selling author, influencer & investor, was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company.

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24/7 Support

Our on-the-ground team offers 24/7 support with local expertise, helping you in any way you need throughout your internship.

Should you require additional support throughout your time on the program, each of our interns also benefits from a three month subscription to Talkspace. This app allows you to connect with a licensed therapist through text messages or video calls at the click of a button.


Start dates

Programs are available all-year-round on a rolling admission schedule. The following start dates are available for your selected destination:

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