METI Government of Japan Internship 2024 (Fully Funded)

METI Japan Internship Program is a fully funded internship for international students in Japanese companies. Foreign students are invited to apply. The METI Government of Japan Internship is offered by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). It is open to undergraduates and Graduate students from OECD/DAC countries. IELTS is not required and there is no application fee. Your airfare, meals, and accommodation will be covered. All interns will also receive a stipend for living expenses.

Interns will be placed in different companies in Japan. If you are selected as an intern they will inform you about host companies that suit your skills and abilities. In 2023, 94 companies hosted 107 interns. The Japan Internship Program (JIP) will match the experiences, abilities, preferences, and requirements of the internship applicant with the host company. It is one of the best Internships in Japan. More details, the requirements, and the application process are given below.

Details About METI Government of Japan Internship Program

  • Host Country: Japan
  • No Internships: 1 intern/company (max 60 companies)
  • Who can Apply: Bachelor, Master, Graduate Students
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 30th June 2024

Also Check: UNU Junior Fellows Internship 2024 in Tokyo, Japan (Fully Funded)

What is METI?

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, or METI, is a ministry of the Government of Japan.

Financial Benefits of METI Internship

METI Government of Japan Internship is fully funded. It will cover all the expenses including:

  • Round Trip Airline Tickets.
  • Accommodation.
  • 3,000 yen per day stipend.
  • You will receive electronic devices such as laptops, communication devices, and mobile phones.
  • Assistance in obtaining a visa to enter Japan.
  • Internship Insurance.

Also Read: Japan NIMS Internship Program 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • To Apply for the METI Internship, you must be a citizen of one of these countries.
  • You must be proficient in English.
  • 18 to 40 years old as of August 1, 2024.
  • If you are a student you must be able to show proof that you are studying.
  • For Students of University or Graduate School: a letter of recommendation by his/her academic advisor
  • For Graduates, a graduation certificate from a university or graduate school.

Responsibilities of Intern

  • The intern is responsible for developing an internship plan after discussing it with the manager.
  • Participate in pre-training, follow-up training, and a wrap-up presentation.
  • Submit various documents, notifications, reports, etc., before, during, and after the internship.
  • Participate in Japanese classes whenever possible if offered a permanent position at the internship host company.

I have created a list of summer schools and summer internships. You can check the List of Summer Schools and Summer Internships in 2024

How to Apply for the METI Internship 2024?

Applicants will complete the online application. You can read the FAQs where you will find information about companies, past interns’ profiles, and internship sectors. The Link to the official website is given below.


As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network