Menu

200 METI Government of Japan Internships 2021/2022 for Developing Countries

The METI Government of Japan Internship Program is seeking 200 young nationals from developing countries for 3 months internship in Japan.

 The Internship involves:

  1. Formulating an internship plan (roles/goals, etc. of an intern) in consultation with the Internship manager
  2. Participating in group training, follow-up training, and wrap up presentation
  3. Undertaking the internship full-time during the internship period(international students living in Japan must ensure this is balanced with academic work)
  4. Undertaking management of their own safety and health as thoroughly as possible, including gathering emergency information for Japan, as well as communication, reporting, and consultation with the Program Office and the host company
  5. Submitting a variety of documents, notifications, reports, evaluation reports, etc. before coming to Japan, as well as during and after the internship period
  6. Appropriate Behavior demonstrating awareness as a beneficiary of public funds received from the Japanese government

Application Deadlines:

  1. A course: Mid-May to Late June 2021
  2. B course : Mid-May to late August 2021

Table of Content

About Japanese Government

Japanese government scholarship supports foreign students who study in higher education institutions, selected on the recommendation of Japanese Embassy/Consulate General, University, or Authority.


Subscribe for scholarship alert.
Be among the first to know whenever new Japanese Government scholarship is going on. Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button ↓
Like our website? Follow us on Facebook

METI Government of Japan Internship Programme


Aim and Benefits of METI Government of Japan Internship Programme

  1. Allowance: 4,000 yen per day for living expenses. This amount is payable per day for the entire duration of the internship (except for international students living in Japan, who will be paid for active days only)
  2. Round-trip economy class air ticket, travel insurance (international students in Japan not eligible)
  3. Internship insurance
  4. Transportation and accommodation expenses including training program fee when participating in training

Duration of Program: 

  1. A course : 10th August to 8th October 2021
  2. B course : 25th October to 22nd December 2021

Approximately 35 days of activity in both the A course and B course


Requirements for METI Government of Japan Internship Programme Qualification

 Young foreign nationals of developing countries

Applicants satisfying all the following requirements are eligible for the Japan Internship Program:

  1. Agreeing with the spirit of this program, and through the internship promoting internationalization of Japanese companies, developing the overseas business of Japanese companies, and working together to construct networks with overseas universities etc.
  2. Holding citizenship of an eligible country or region.
  3. Proficiency in Japanese language (JLPT level N3 or higher) or proficiency in English.
  4. As a rule, applicants should be at least 20 years of age and no older than 40 as at June 14, 2019.
  5. Applicants must able to submit a school or university enrolment or graduation certificate as well as a letter of recommendation from an affiliated university or institution etc.
  6. Able to undertake both the internship and Pre-Training full-time at the host company. (International students must also able to balance these against their studies)
  7. Other requirements meeting any individual conditions stipulated by the host company.
  8. Applicant must not have participated in this Program btw 2016 and 2020.

Checkout: How To Write A Scholarship Essay - Scholarship Essay Examples

Application Deadline

Not Specified


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Japanese Government on internshipprogram.go.jp to apply
  1. Registration is accepted online via the registration form on the Program Website.
  2. Selection is conducted through document screening, primary interview (native language/English/Japanese), and secondary interview (Japanese/English).
  3. As part of the selection process, various certificates (university qualifications, language skills, etc.), letters of recommendation, photographs, documents required for the visa, etc. are to be submitted individually.

Important Notes: The Japan Internship Program offers work experience, not actual employment. It aims to provide interns with workplace skills and know-how. Please note it is not a substitute for casual or part-time employment etc.

For more details, click here



How to Write a Good Scholarship Application Letter (Sample Examples Included)

How To Apply For Scholarships - And Get Taken

Want to study abroad? Find Ongoing Scholarships to Study Abroad Here
Scholarshipair.com
Share this scholarship
Subscribe for scholarship alert.
Be among the first to know whenever new Japanese Government scholarship is going on. Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button ↓
Like our website? Follow us on Facebook

Scholarships You May Like

Subscribe for scholarship alert.
Be among the first to know whenever new Japanese Government scholarship is going on. Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button ↓
Like our website? Follow us on Facebook

Popular Scholarships

Scholarship Tips

Cookies help us analyze your behavior in order to improve your experience; and third parties use them to create personalized advertising. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy and Cookie Policy. Ok