Tokyo Academics is the passion project of a constellation of teachers, researchers, and academics from around the world. Since 2012, we’ve evolved from a few university friends to a growing number of part-time and full-time individuals located in Tokyo, as well as working remotely. We are an organization of experts deeply passionate about helping students meet their potential and capture the opportunities of the future.
We are seeking energetic, responsible interns to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs. Our Internship program offers students/graduates the chance to gain experience in the corporate setting by immersing them in assignments that will challenge their creativity and analytical thinking, while enjoying a diverse culture with enthusiastic and dynamic professionals. Interns with commendable performance may be offered full-time positions even before graduation. You can work remotely or in-person and must be available for meetings during our regular business hours (10am – 7pm Japan Standard Time). This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced startup of 160+ team members around the world. You will play a significant role in helping different arms of the organization with the projects assigned to you.
What you will work on
Provide entry- to intermediate-level professional services, under supervision of professional staff, as appropriate to the day-to-day operating objectives of the business department.
Undertake and/or participate in projects and programs designed to develop professional skills and expertise appropriate to the needs of the organization.
Participate in the planning and implementation of projects and initiatives within an area of expertise.
Receive guidance, training, and mentoring from professional staff in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.
As appropriate to the position and as specified by the department assigned to, conduct original research and prepare reports based on findings, to include recommendations or alternative proposals for action.
Depending on your interests and capabilities, you will be given the opportunity to work in one of our core business areas which include:
Finance, Legal & Admin
Human Resources & Recruitment
Sales and Marketing
Our ideal candidate
At least high school education or equivalent
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas
Future career path opportunities
Work with our community from elite and varied backgrounds
Join a growing bootstrapped company with a lot of potential for growth
Autonomy to implement ideas and have a significant impact
Part time and full time hours available
Working remotely or in-person, but must be available for meetings during business hours (10am-7pm Japan Standard Time)