Japan

GlobalWorks: Supply Chain/Logistics in Tokyo

Tokyo - a global powerhouse in business and innovation - is Japan’s largest city and home to several multinational corporations, influential fashion and pop culture exports, and important historical sites. On this program, you will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in Japanese culture, history and business. Internship duties may include: • Liaising with potential business partners regarding their cross-border logistics needs • Researching import legislation to create reports for customers • Customer service, managing a database of clients, advising and taking note of special...

GlobalWorks: NGO and Non Profit in Tokyo

Tokyo - a global powerhouse in business and innovation - is Japan’s largest city and home to several multinational corporations, influential fashion and pop culture exports, and important historical sites. On this program, you will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in Japanese culture, history and business. NGOs in Japan act as businesses rather than community volunteer organizations. This is because the majority are government contractors, providing social services at the behest of government agencies. The main NGOs in Japan collaborate with several different companies to spread...

GlobalWorks: Marketing and PR in Tokyo

Tokyo - a global powerhouse in business and innovation - is Japan’s largest city and home to several multinational corporations, influential fashion and pop culture exports, and important historical sites. On this program, you will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in Japanese culture, history and business. Internship duties may include: • Manage social and other media campaigns. • Create programs to increase brand value of companies. • Plan corporate award events. • Research market trends and competitor analysis projects. • Integrate marketing campaigns to establish western brands...

GlobalWorks: Journalism in Tokyo

Tokyo - a global powerhouse in business and innovation - is Japan’s largest city and home to several multinational corporations, influential fashion and pop culture exports, and important historical sites. On this program, you will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in Japanese culture, history and business. Internship duties may include: • Collaborate on content creation for online publications • Copy-edit, proofread, fact-check, and make general editorial contributions • Assist with promotion on social media and forming marketing strategies • Research target client and market...

GlobalWorks: Information Technology in Tokyo

Tokyo - a global powerhouse in business and innovation - is Japan’s largest city and home to several multinational corporations, influential fashion and pop culture exports, and important historical sites. On this program, you will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in Japanese culture, history and business. Internship provides chances to: • Manage and help maintain websites & blogs - updating design & content as needed. • Assist in conducting SEO & SEM campaigns using web development programming languages. • Provide support in researching, developing, and launching of...

GlobalWorks: Graphic Design in Tokyo

Tokyo - a global powerhouse in business and innovation - is Japan’s largest city and home to several multinational corporations, influential fashion and pop culture exports, and important historical sites. On this program, you will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in Japanese culture, history and business. Internship duties may include: • Develop ideas and designs using new materials for various business needs • Work on layout design & art work using a range of media, such as photography and computer-aided design • Support staff on crafting branding development programs •...

GlobalWorks: Finance and Accounting in Tokyo

Tokyo is Japan’s most exciting, energetic and fastest growing city! On this program, you will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in Japanese culture, history and business. Internship duties may include: • Preform basic auditing of client financial records and a summary of the findings • Create reports, data analysis and offer other general support to staff • Develop strategy projects that research and summarize recent tax legislation changes • Devise new relevant financial products and services for firms Internship assignments vary. While internships help develop technical abilities...

GlobalWorks: English Teaching in Tokyo

Tokyo - a global powerhouse in business and innovation - is Japan’s largest city and home to several multinational corporations, influential fashion and pop culture exports, and important historical sites. On this program, you will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in Japanese culture, history and business. The English Language Teaching Internships offer opportunities to work overseas in Japan with schools and educational organizations. Internships provide opportunities to: • Assist teaching staff with classroom instruction and curriculum development • Organize English-language...

GlobalWorks: Business Development in Tokyo

Tokyo - a global powerhouse in business and innovation - is Japan’s largest city and home to several multinational corporations, influential fashion and pop culture exports, and important historical sites. On this program, you will be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in Japanese culture, history and business. Internship duties may include: • Organize promotional events • Preform competitor analysis and present results • Provide support on a business development project • Help maintain a database of large international corporations • Set up meetings, prepare presentations and sales...

Hitotsubashi University Exchange

In this program, you will directly enroll in courses at Hitotsubashi University in western Tokyo. Hitotsubashi University is the only university in Japan to specialize exclusively in the humanities and social sciences. Since its foundation in 1875, Hitotsubashi has been at the forefront of Japan’s innovation. It has been a powerhouse for generations of Japan’s globally active business leaders as well as a research hub producing cutting-edge research in the global academic network of the social sciences. Currently, Hitotsubashi has approximately 4,400 undergraduate students, of which more than...

Senshu University Exchange

Studying at Senshu University offers the opportunity to rapidly improve your Japanese language skills and experience Japanese culture. You will study and live alongside exchange students from all over the world, as well as local Japanese students. In this international environment, you will learn not only about Japanese culture, but will also be exposed to the cultures of your fellow students. The Japanese Language and Culture program is available in summer or winter term, and Japanese Business, Culture & History and Japanese Language program is available in fall term. In addition to...

Meiji University Exchange

Engage in a total immersion experience at a large Japanese university. This program is ideal for students with strong Japanese language skills who are independent and adaptable. You will live in the dynamic city of Tokyo and take upper-division coursework in your major or minor. The University of Oregon sends two to four students per year on this program. With more than 30,000 students, Meiji has a large number of classes, student activities, and facilities, including a manga and anime library. Meiji University has three campuses within Tokyo (Nakano, Surugadai, and Izumi) and a fourth campus...

Meiji Architecture Exchange

Study architecture in Tokyo, Japan at Meiji University, one of the most prominent private institutions in the Japan. Immerse yourself in the dynamic city of Tokyo as you study architecture and urban design. Up to four University of Oregon students may participate in this program per year.

Japan Women’s University Exchange

Engage in a total immersion experience at a Japanese women’s university in the dynamic city of Tokyo. With fewer than 50 international students out of a university of 6,000 students, you will be fully immersed in Japanese culture. Japan Women’s University (JWU), ranked among the top private universities in Japan, has been a pioneering force in higher education for women in Japan for the past century. There are two campuses: the Mejiro campus and the Nishi-Ikuta campus. The Mejiro campus is located in a relatively quiet area in the center of Tokyo between Shinjuku and Ikebukuro. The Nishi-...

Waseda University Exchange

Waseda University is a private university located in the heart of Tokyo. Consistently ranked as one of the best universities in Japan, Waseda has produced many of the nation’s top minds, including seven Japanese Prime Ministers and CEOs for Sony, Honda, Toshiba, Fujitsu, and UNIQLO. A large international university, Waseda has more than 54,000 students, 5,000 of which are international students from more than 90 countries. Being at a large university means there are many opportunities and resources available to you, such as numerous student clubs, and the International Communication Center,...

Hokkaido University Exchange

Enroll in classes at Hokkaido University, one of the largest and most prestigious universities in Japan. Hokkaido University offers a broad-based educational experience, world-class research facilities, and all the attractions of living in the cosmopolitan city of Sapporo. With a student body of around 20,000 students, Hokkaido offers abundant opportunities for international students to participate in the many activities available on campus. There are over 250 clubs and societies to choose from, providing numerous opportunities to connect with local Japanese students and other international...

Akita International University Exchange

In this program, you will directly enroll in courses at Akita International University (AIU), a small, liberal arts university located in Akita prefecture in the Tohoku region of northern Japan. With a total enrollment of around 800 students, classes at AIU are small and interactive so you can build relationships with your professors and classmates – from Japan and around the world. A truly international university, AIU is a welcoming environment for students who may not have previous experience in Asia or with Japanese language. All content classes at AIU are taught in English, allowing you...

Cultural and Linguistic Variation in Japan

On this short-term summer program, you will experience two distinct regions and cities in Japan: Osaka and Tokyo. Geared towards students with an interest in Japanese language and culture, this program will allow you to analyze regional and cultural differences through the lens of linguistics. Students will gain in-depth knowledge with regards to regional differences in Japanese language and culture focusing on Osaka and Tokyo. Japan is thought to be a homogeneous country, but there are rich differences in dialects and culture, which can be a source of pride or bias, a resource for identity...
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