Sightseeing in Tokyo during an international IT internship in Japan

IT Internships in Tokyo

For those looking to pursue a career in technology, international IT internships in Tokyo are an incredible opportunity to learn from the industry’s best and brightest.

The Japanese capital of Tokyo is one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world, and is known globally for its technological infrastructure and innovative environment.

Students on an IT internships in Japan gain a unique insight into the fast-paced world of Japanese technology, while living in a vibrantly international city.

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Our alumni have interned at 3,000+ organizations including:

Responsibilities at IT internships in Japan may include:

  • Front and back end web development, utilizing Python, HTML, Java, C++, SQL and more
  • Conducting quality assurance testing to ensure bugs are identified
  • Collaborating on projects to automate manual processes
  • Testing and documenting new products and applications

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Completing an international IT internship for students in Tokyo

Typical roles for Tokyo IT internships

Here are a few examples of roles that our IT interns in Japan have taken on before:

  • Industry Researcher

    Companies need to stay ahead of the curve with the latest industry trends and developments. Interns have a great opportunity to add value to an organization while building fundamental knowledge about the industry.

  • App Developer

    Applications are the bread and butter of computer systems, from mobile to desktop. Interns will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge by debugging apps and rolling out software/firmware updates.

  • Data Analyst

    This industry is powered by data, therefore, understanding big data, and how to collect, organize and distribute it effectively is pivotal to the success of any company and intern. Interns will need to analyze data and use their findings to recommend solutions for implementation.

  • Quality Assurance Tester

    Ensuring that a digital product, application, or website is functioning efficiently is at the heart of every successful computer science organization. Testing the user experience and functionality allows interns to understand the importance that the user has in the development process.


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Watch the internship experience below from some of The Intern Group alumni to see what a computer science internship will be like for you.

Student on an IT internship in Japan

The IT industry

Being one of the most exciting and demanding fields in the world, internships in IT and Computer Science in Tokyo allow aspiring professionals to get a glimpse of the industry while building their resumes. The advent of remote working has made careers in computer science more desirable and accessible. Possessing key traits such as great attention to detail, strong logical thinking, and a passion for learning, will set you apart from your peers, and ensure that you stand out during your internship.

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Learn more about our IT internships in Tokyo

Opportunities for young professionals seeking an IT internship in Japan are increasing. Tokyo has been described as one of the world’s three “command centers” alongside London and New York. It is the cradle from which companies like Sony, Canon and Honda rose to immeasurable heights. Japanese culture is like no other and the tailored professional skills you’ll gain through an internship in Tokyo will make you stand out from your peers.Learn more about our Tokyo internship program here. 


Realize your potential with an international internship

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    Apply online

    Complete our simple application form and tell us about your passions, qualifications, and experiential requirements.

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    If your interview is successful, confirm your enrollment with a tuition deposit.

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    Secure your internship

    Collaborate in the internship placement process & accelerate your career.