Japan Internship

TMJ Japan is always looking for creative and highly-motivated interns who are interested in English and Japanese translation and interpretation work. This Tokyo internship exposes successful applicants to the translation and interpretation business in the Japanese market.

This internship comes in two varieties–paid and unpaid. The paid internship requires a native Japanese speaker or a JLPT N1 certificate. The unpaid internship is for JLPT N2 certificate holders only. Candidates holding lower level certificates will not be considered.

This is a demanding internship. You will learn many facets of the translation and interpretation business.

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[ Job Responsibilities ]:
• Support translation and interpretation processes (appropriate to the Intern’s level of skills / knowledge)
• Transcribe audio and review English and Japanese documents
• Obtain article permissions from Japanese shop owners for our partner website.
• Support translation software processes (Machine Translation (MT) & Translation Memory (TM))
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[ Other]:
Compensation (Paid Intern): 1100 yen/hour, expenses (including transportation)
Compensation (Unpaid Intern): expenses only (including transportation)
Working Hours: Flexible. Minimum of 2-3 days/wk or 10-20 hr/wk
Location: Near Ebisu Station
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[ Required Skills ]:
• Paid Intern: Native Japanese speaker or JLPT N1 certificate holder
• Unpaid Intern: JLPT N2 certificate holder or higher
• Minimum 6-week availability, work 1-2 days/week
• Adaptability, independence and initiative
• Interpersonal skills
• Ability to work with people from other nations and backgrounds
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
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[ About the company ]:
TMJ Japan provides translation and interpretation services to major foreign consulting and Japanese public companies. Established by a former employee of a major American consulting firm, TMJ Japan has absorbed the corporate DNA of its predecessor, and provides wide-ranging support for our Client’s global business processes.

We bring innovations to our clients in qualitative and quantitative values, using the latest in sophisticated consulting methodologies. Our CEO has transformed several small services into successful businesses; including the number one OTT service DAZN.

To apply, please send your resume to recruit1@tmjjapan.co.jp