Internship Program

  Hitotsubashi Internship Program (HIP)

  

In an effort to provide exchange students with genuine cultural/ educational/ work experiences in Japan, Hitotsubashi University have joined with several companies in Tokyo to create a 4-week internship program in English. The purpose of this program is to provide opportunities for exchange students to understand business customs and practices in Japan, and help them to develop fundamental business skills and knowledge through practical experience.

Program Overview
Past Internships
Application and Selection Procedures
Requirements and Responsibilities

Program Overview


Hitotsubashi Internship Program (HIP) Summer 2020


●Internship period: July 22- August 19, 2020

●Eligibility:
・Registered exchange students at Hitotsubashi University
・Third & Forth year international students
 *English Language Requirements: TOEFL IBT 79, or equivalent

●Openings: Several companies (maximum 3 interns per company)
*Internship companies will be announced in April.

●Program Schedule:
・July 21, 15:00 - 16:00 [Program Orientation]
・July 22, 9:00 - 12:00 [Introduction to Japanese Business :Opening Lecture]
・July 22 - August 19 [Internship period]
・August 5, 10:00 - 11:30 [Mid-term Report @ HU]
・August 19, 17:00 - [Final Report & Feedback Session]


The first selection process is carried out by Hitotsubashi University, and checked by the host company. The host company reserves the right to make final judgements on the acceptance of nominated students.

Hitotsubashi University does not offer any credits to students who attend this program.

Each intern must pay their internship-related expenses, including commuting costs, liability and personal insurance and food during the internship program.

Past Internships



Timetree, Inc.


<https://timetreeapp.com/intl/en/>
Number of Interns: 3
Internship Period: Internship Period: July 23 - August 2, 2019

J-Global K.K.


<https://j-globalgroup.com/en/>
Number of Interns: 1
Internship Period: Internship Period: January 16 - February 27, 2020

EXest, Inc.


<https://www.exest.jp/about-en?lang=en>
Number of Interns: 3
Internship Period: Internship Period: January 16 - February 27, 2020

Doorkel Co., Ltd.


<https://www.doorkel.com/>
Number of Interns: 1
Internship Period: Internship Period: January 16 - February 27, 2020

Application and Selection Procedures



Application Procedures


Application Deadlines & Decision Schedule

  1. Submit Application form (Online applcation)
  2. Notification sent to selected candidates advancing to the 1st round interview
  3. *The letter must be from a faculty member at Hitotsubashi University or your home institution who knows your academic performance in class. Referees will be asked to vouch for your character as well as your academic performance, so choose referees who know you well.


  4. Pledge for Participating in Internship Program (required)

Selection Procedures


The selection process will involve two screenings. The first screening consists of a review of the written application documents, including your official transcript of home university. The second screening consists of an interview.

 (a) First screening (based on written application documents)
   ・Screening criteria will include your level of scholarship, as well as your writing ability.
 (b) Second screening (interview with Hitotsubashi University Faculty Members)
   ・Interview based on your application documents

Requirements and Responsibilities


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