1. How to apply

Q. When will the entry start?

A. Application are accepted on a rolling basis, throughout the year.

1. How to apply

Q. Where can I get the application form ?

A. Please go to our website and proceed application form. 
URL:https://internshipprogram.jp/english/foreign/seminar.html

2. About application requirements

Q. I don't have my passport for now. Am I qualified as an applicant?

A. Yes, you can just apply our program only if your conditions satisfy our requirement. As you are chosen and matched in a different country, please apply passport as soon as possible.

2. About application requirements

Q. Who is eligible to apply?

A. For more details on requirement, please click here.

URLhttps://internshipprogram.jp/english/foreign/

2. About application requirements

Q. To what extent are English language ability required?

A. Sufficient English language ability will be indispensable for fully engaging in the program. 
Please check the application requirements here.

URLhttps://internshipprogram.jp/english/foreign/

2. About application requirements

Q. I'm a foreign student who goes to university in Africa. Am I eligible to apply?

A. Yes. foreign students in Africa as well as African students in foreign universities are eligible to apply.

3. About after application

Q. I would like to modify my application form.

A. In case of modification of Name, Nationality, Age, and Language skill, please inform our office by email. For other information, you don't need to inform currently. Please wait until we contact you once we need concerning screening process.

3. About after application

Q. When should I send my recommendation letter or CV ?

A. You don‘t need to send any application documents when you apply. We will inform you if your documents will be required in accordance with our screening process.

3. About after application

Q. When will I know the result?

A. The final selection result will be fixed by the end of August at the latest. We will also inform you if you are not passed the selection at each screening stage by e-mail. Please wait for the contact from us.

3. About after application

Q. What is the procedure after applying and how will the host company be determined?

A. We conduct a document-based review, primary interview (in English ), and a final interview (in English). Interview is conducted twice at most. Some candidates are chosen among the finalists and recommended who might best match with the company. We notify the Host company and the intern of the matching result. After gaining consensus of both sides, Internship officially set up. For details, please check the “Internship Process”.

URLhttps://internshipprogram.jp/english/foreign/index.html?id=step1

4. Other inquiries

Q. Is it possible to be an employee of the host company after finishing the internship?

A. This program is aimed to provide internship opportunity, not for job recruitment, however, some interns have been employed by their host companies after their internship in the past.

4. Other inquiries

Q. Can I go for a trip abroad or go on overseas business trip during my time in the internship ?

A. Unless in exeptional circumstances, yoou are not allowed to go out of the host company country during internship in any case. Also, once you have departed from a host country , your visa maybe invalid.

4. Other inquiries

Q. Is the application fee required ?

A. No. There is no application fee. If you don‘t hold passport as of now or need to reissue before going to host company country, Application fee will be covered out of your pocket.

4. Other inquiries

Q. What kind of companies host internships?

A. Host companies that participate in this program are small to medium-sized enterprises throughout Africa, and their industrial types and the company locations are wide-ranging. We are going to start sign-up process for host companies as intern screening process goes by, so if you are selected as an intern, we will introduce you to host companies that suit your skills and abilities. Please check here for the case studies from the past internships.

URLhttps://internshipprogram.jp/english/theme/

Q. Can I choose the period of my internship?

A. The Youth Cafe will designate internship period. The period ranges from six weeks to one year.