METI Japan internship program 2021 (Fully Funded)

METI Japan internship program 2021 (Fully Funded)

Looking for online summer Internships? If yes then you’re on right page.
Applications are open for METI Japan internship program 2021. The METI Japan Internship program aims to be a platform for global talent and an opportunity for university students and highly skilled professionals to help in facilitating the overseas expansion and development of Japanese companies, mainly small and medium scale. All the international students and scholars from all over the world are eligible. Please keep in mind that it’s a very competitive summer Internship program. You need to make a strong profile in order to be one of the awardees. There are three main goals for METI Japan internship program:
  • knowledge building of development and expansion of overseas businesses.
  • Expanding and creating new networks with overseas universities in order to secure foreign high-skilled professionals.
  • Garnering and learning from the foreign talent remotely.

It’s really important to note that, due to Covid-19 pandemic, this Internship program is going to be held online. It will be a tele work type internship program funded by the Japanese Government. So what are you waiting for? Check out all the given details and then apply.

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Description of METI Japan internship program 

Description of METI Japan internship is given below:
  • Host country: Japan
  • Internship location: Online
  • Host Institution: METI Government
  • Genders: Both males and females can apply
  • Financial assistance: Fully Funded
  • Certificate after completion: Yes
  • Duration of internship: Different
  • Available Fields: All
  • Degree Disciplines: Undergraduates, Masters
  • Nationality: All International students
  • Application mode: Online
  • Deadline: 30 June 2021

Eligibility criteria

Eligibility criteria is given below:
  • All the international students from OECD residents can apply. But all the students from China are not eligible for this program.
  • Applicants must have good communication skills and have good professional experience.
  • All the participants who have already been a part of this internship are not eligible. It provides an amazing opportunity to polish the professional skills of new students every year.
  • Mandatory to have N3 language proficiency in either Japanese or English.
  • A complete list of Eligible countries is provided below. Students from these countries are eligible for this program only.


List of Eligible countries

OECD residents can apply. But all the students from China are not eligible for this program. you may find your own in the list.

Course A Internship

Locations for Course A Internship program are listed below:
  • Vietnam (HCMC/Hanoi/Da Nang)
  • Thailand(Bangkok)
  • Indonesia(Jakarta)
  • Malaysia(Kuala Lumpur)
  • India(Delhi/Gurgaon/Chennai/Bangalor)
  • Indonesia (Jakarta, Bandung)
  • Cambodia (Phnom Penh)

Course B Internship

Here we’ll focus on the Course B Internship program that will be conducted online. You can choose Course A but maximum chances for this opportunity are to be held online. So we’ll also recommend you to go with online (Course B) Internship program.

What it covers

All of it’s benefits are given below:
  • Intercultural awareness and network building
  • Remote internship, so a golden opportunity to learn without worrying about the travelling costs.
  • Participation certificates
  • The host will provide facilities like a telephone to the internees.
  • Course A internees will also get internship insurance.
  • An allowance equivalent to 40,000 Yen will be provided to Course A internees if they complete the course.

Required Documents

All the Required Documents for METI Japan internship program 2021 (Fully Funded) are listed below:
  • Scanned copy of passport
  • Photographs of applicants
  • Language proficiency certificate.
  • Japanese language certificate or English proficiency certificate e.g. (TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CEFR, JLPT, etc.)
  • Letter of recommendation from employer and if the applicant is a student.


Deadline for METI Japan internship program 2021 (Fully Funded) is 30 June 2021. All the interested Applicants are directed to please complete the whole Application process Before given Deadline.

How to apply

So, have you checked out all the details of this program? Are you interested and eligible? If yes then the wait is over. The whole application process is online. Follow the links given below for a successful application process.  Before going to the Application process, complete the whole formalities. 
  • Applications for this program are to be submitted online.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview in order to finalize the selection process.
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