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how it works: your internship journey to japan explained

How it works

Easy process; leave the hard work to us!


Inquire or Apply

You can inquire, book a meeting with us or start your adventure right away by filling out the application form and by paying te fee on this page. We respond to all inquiries within 24 hours.

Did you know you can chat live with us too? It's the speech bubble you see on your right.
Feel free to reach out to us to get even a faster response!


Send in your documents

Your documents will be revised by our career consultants who have over 10+ years of experience. You'll be in good hands as we help you brush up your documents which can be used for future job applications as well.
Additionally, you will have the opportunity to discuss further internship preferences with us and we will dive into more details.


Interview with a potential internship company

You will be matched with an internship company in Japan that fits with your preferences and career goals. You will be invited for a mock interview and will get to know everything about the company before your official interview.

Did you know 90% of our interns pass their first interview? That demonstrates the strength of our connections with our partner companies and is a testament to our extensive experience.
If the interview didn't go well, don't worry as we will have another company lined up for you already!


Internship confirmation and program payment

Congratulations; you're coming to Japan! Your internship in Japan has been confirmed and we can now start preparing for your arrival. We aim to confirm your internship at least one month or more prior to your preferred starting date.

During this step, your program fee will be invoiced and must be paid within 7 days. After we have received your payment, we will start wit your housing and arrival arrangements.


Travel to Japan and start your adventure!

Welcome to Japan! Before your internship starts, you will meet with us at the Zentern office and get to meet other interns. We'll be here to support your during your stay in Japan. Good luck and make the best of it!

What's an internship in Japan good for?

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Accelerate your career

This is your chance to accelerate your career - in a much shorter time, you will get closer to your life' goals.
An internship overseas will open many more opportunities for you and sets you ahead of the competition.

An internship has more value and impact than a semester at school, study abroad or a language course.

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Get a more comfortable life

Internships are the cheapest investment and the best way to boost your career in an instant. As a result, you will pass more interviews, are able to negotiate a higher salary and therefore get to choose from many job options allowing you to be more in control of designing your life.

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Grow and discover a new culture

An internship in Japan allows you to discover a whole new culture. Your internship is not just about getting work experience under your belt, you will get the chance to develop yourself, globalize and expand your knowledge and understanding of the world.

Getting out of your comfort zone is the first step!