Law internships in Tokyo

Law students can explore a leading international city and prepare for a global career with law internships in Tokyo. Japan is unrivaled in its ability to offer career development and the thrill of wanderlust. This competitive city is also the most populous metropolitan area in the world. As a top global travel destination, there are plenty of opportunities to grow, meet legal professionals and explore a fascinating culture.


Living in Tokyo

Tokyo is recognized worldwide as a place where visitors feel comfortable. Additionally, The Intern Group will ensure a wonderful stay for participants of our law internships in Tokyo. While in Tokyo, interns live in some of the safest neighborhoods with fellow interns. Neighborhoods include Itabashi-ku, Kōtō-ku, Edogawa-ku, Taito-ku, Katsushika-ku and Kokubunji-shi. You will stay close to shops, restaurants and within a reasonable commute from your internship. Tokyo has also garnered a reputation for its highly efficient and reliable trains and buses, allowing interns to visit all corners of the city.


Law internships in Tokyo

Tokyo is one of those places that defies the stereotypes of a massive city. The streets are impeccably clean with its strong recycling culture. In addition, with its city infrastructure and conscientious citizens, you’ll hardly ever see litter on the streets of Tokyo. The city also boasts a very low crime rate. Many people who visit are shocked when lost valuables are often returned.

An international destination

It’s no secret that Tokyo sets the standard for global cities, attracting professionals, students, interns and travelers from all over the world. Most signs you see are also in English, making the city easy to navigate. The English accessibility makes the city much easier to travel and explore.


On the weekends, law interns will have no time to be homesick, thanks to the city’s numerous tourist attractions. In 2013, Tokyo was designated the world’s most satisfying tourist city in a TripAdvisor poll. You’ll never have a dull moment in this fast-paced city. Tokyo is home to two baseball stadiums, a bustling and diverse night life, and unique cafes. The city is also famous for its numerous festivals, like Kanda Matsuri, which offer a unique window into Japanese culture.


Law internships in Tokyo


A hub for gastronomy and commerce

Tokyo’s mouth-watering cuisine is one of the city’s best attractions. The city has garnered a reputation for having a food scene like no other. The country’s unique and healthy cuisine can be enjoyed for as much or as little as you want to spend. There are many inexpensive and authentic street food options to try. If you’re someone who enjoys the luxury of fine dining, Tokyo also offers the most Michelin stars out of any city in the world. Food lovers will find this the perfect reason to apply for Law internships in Tokyo.


Law interns in Tokyo should brace for the best shopping experiences of their lives. The city is an international shopping hub, with many types of markets, malls, high-end shopping areas and local fairs. If you’re looking for the latest gadget or fashion trend, Tokyo has it. There are also many shopping experiences that are just as enjoyable without spending money. For example, a trip to the biggest fish market in the world; Tsukiji fish market, offers a unique and authentic look at fishing and fish market culture in Japan.

Apply now for Law internships in Tokyo and experience firsthand why Japan is the perfect place for an adventure.





1. based on Rainbow Bridge – Tokyo, Japan – Travel photography, by Giuseppe Milo, CC-by-2.0

2. based on Tokyo_Texting, by Vincent Albanese, CC-by-2.0

3. based on Tokyo, by ibz_omar, CC-by-2.0


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Elizabeth Trovall

After short stints in Argentina and Belize, Elizabeth is finishing up her fourth year in Santiago, Chile. Elizabeth writes about international internships, life abroad and professional development for The Intern Group. She also reports on politics, business and culture in Latin America for public radio and print media. An Austin, Texas native, Elizabeth first left home to earn her journalism degree from the Reynolds Institute of Journalism at the University of Missouri. Besides her friends and family, she misses live music and Mexican food the most.
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