Hong Kong Internship to Kickstart your International Career

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Indulge in stunning city views - wherever in Hong Kong you are!
Indulge in stunning city views - wherever in Hong Kong you are!
Make friends from around the world in Hong Kong!
Make friends from around the world in Hong Kong!

About

Kick-start your international career with a life-changing internship adventure in Hong Kong!

Hong Kong is a magical, futuristic city built by the ancient civilization of China 5000 years ago. Combining fascinating contrasts, unique adventures, and exhilarating energy, Hong Kong offers visitors an amazing array of thrilling experiences:

・Treat yourself to Michelin-starred dim sum without breaking the bank.
・Float on a traditional Junk Boat.
・Wander around the street markets.
・Sip cocktails with a view of the magnificent skyline.
・Have a magical time at Hong Kong Disneyland.

As your gateway to Asia, Meiji Internships will accompany you throughout your journey. Kick-start your international career with an unforgettable internship adventure in your industry and destination of choice. We work with an extended network of 750+ partner companies in 8 countries to help pave the way for your future!

Highlights
  • Fully Customizable: Choose from several industries and destinations according to your interests and talents.
  • Networking Opportunities: Gain work experience in global Japanese companies and establish crucial business connections to kickstart your future international career.
  • University Credit: University accredited internships in all major industries with 750+ host companies ranging from multinational corporations to innovative start-ups and influential NGOs across Asia.
  • Personal Development: Grow personally as well as professionally by challenging yourself every day through new and exciting projects.
  • Once-in-a-lifetime Experience: Step out of your comfort zone and start exploring Asia! Take part in social activities, allowing you to make new friends from all over the world!

Questions & Answers

Reviews

96%
based on 8 reviews
  • Growth 9.6
  • Support 9.4
  • Fun 9.1
  • Housing 9.1
  • Safety 9.5
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Bérénice
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Unforgettable and wholesome adventure

I did a filming internship in Hong Kong which was awesome. My coworkers were so fun and talented, I hope I will be able to become as talented as they are and become a great producer. Living in a foreign country far away from home was so exciting! I wasn't left alone as Meiji staff was there and available at any time. They helped me make friends with the other interns and the locals so that I never felt completely on my own. My accommodation was comfortable and located in a nice area. I chose a sharehouse and I got along with everyone. My internship experience was wonderful and I came back as a different person. I enjoyed my job and gained an amazing work experience that boosted my resume and changed my life. It was clearly the greatest two months of my life!

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Regina
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Gaining skills and confidence

My supervisors trusted me from day one and it motivated me to give my best at work. I learned a lot about marketing, but also group work, Chinese, and also about myself. I found out that the only limits I had were the ones I set unconsciously, and that I just have to remove them to be able to do great things. Once I worked on that, I was able to handle projects on my own while two months ago, I thought I would never be a manager. This internship allowed me to have bigger dreams and ambitions.
Hong Kong was a great destination. Exploring HK and living there was such a wonderful experience. I have memories that will stay with me forever. I could understand the history of this unique region and meet amazing people through the program

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Tommy
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

On the road again

One year ago I did a crazy road trip of five months in America. After that, I went back home and tried to find a job but the daily routine became horribly boring, so I had to find myself a new escape. My mom was worried about my future so after a long talk, we agreed on the idea of an internship that would be beneficial for finding a job. And here I am! I did a business development internship in a small but ingenious advertising company. The director was American, he created his own company in Hong Kong, and he was very open-minded and easy to talk with. He told me a lot about how it is to run your own business and that made me want to start my own business, too! I think this internship was a sign of destiny and with the knowledge and the new ideas I got from this experience, I feel more confident about my future!

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Judie
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Forget all you know about Hong Kong: you don't know anything until you go there!

I love reading all kinds of texts: books, newspapers, etc. So before going to HK, I read a lot about it. But while interning there, I realized that you can read a hundred books about something or somewhere, still you cannot understand everything before you actually experience it. I was surprised by little things every day that were normal in Hong Kong but weird in my country. For example, Hong Kongers are wearing white masks all the time! One more thing that surprised me was when my co-workers complimented me on my white skin. They were always trying to avoid the Sun's UV because they don't like having tanned skin. Seeing a lot of people walking outside with umbrellas during a sunny day was really weird!!
Living abroad was a very good experience for me and interning in a foreign company was even more beneficial!

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Jana
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Living my best life!

Interning abroad, especially in Asia was a huge challenge for me! The culture is so different, the food, the language... and of course the working environment. But that's exactly the reason why I choose Hong Kong for my internship. And I have no regrets! My internship was basically about marketing via SNS, copywriting, etc. I had a great time there, everyone seemed happy to meet me, and they were curious about my culture as well, so the communication was easy. I have some basic knowledge of Chinese, but it would probably have been easier to live there with better skills. Inside the company, there was no problem, because everyone was showing interest in me and had quite good English. But outside the company, I had to challenge myself and to speak Chinese! But anyway, it was a good point, in the end, I could improve a lot. I recommend Meiji for their amazing service! If you would like to intern in Asia, don't hesitate anymore, the adventure is waiting for you!

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Hugo
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Hong Kong News

3 months ago I embarked on my adventure to Hong Kong. Of course, looking back there are a few things I would have done differently. Booking my flight earlier to save some money, for example. Or applying earlier. Or applying with a friend to get a discount. But these are just little things, because overall, I had a fantastic time.
Thanks to my internship in Journalism & Marketing, I have learned a lot about Hong Kong, the culture, the people, the problems, and myself. Journalism is the getaway to understanding a country’s soul. I realised that during my time in Hong Kong and it helped me commit myself to one future goal: become a freelance journalist. In Hong Kong, I made a lot of valuable business contacts and gained a lot of new skills. I am certain they will help me as I try to realise my dreams. Wish me luck hahah!

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
Be open-minded, talk to strangers and be brave. There is so much to explore and no time to be bored in a place as beautiful as this. Embrace Hong Kong - your internship is the best start!
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Antoine
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

A Design aficionado in Hong Kong

I spent 2 months interning at an advertising company in Hong Kong where I focus on Graphic Design & Photography. The work was challenging, yet rewarding. It is incredible luck to have such an amazing opportunity to live and work abroad, alongside like-minded people. They might not be from your own culture, but they are from your industry! So it is passion for your work that unites you! This is especially visible in the creative department. Colour and Design is a universal language! I especially liked seeing how my colleagues’ design styles diverged from my Western style. I feel like they were a lot braver when it came to using colours than me. It might sound odd to someone who has never had a similar experience, but let me tell you: Working in Design abroad will make you step out of your comfort zone! I experimented a lot with different colours and discovered foreign ideas of what the perfect portrait photo and editing style should look like.
If you are a designer, I can highly recommend doing an internship abroad at least once in your lifetime. It will open your eyes to new ideas and broaden your horizon. It certainly did for me!

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Jeroen
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Brilliant time!

My overall experience interning in HK went above and beyond what I had expected when I applied back in 2018. With the help of Meiji Internships, I had a great and smooth start into living in Hong Kong. Coming from a rather small town in Holland, I might have underestimated Hong Kong’s enormity a bit. It is HUGE and there is SO MUCH going on. It is an awesome place to explore, try new food, just go crazy! Since Hong Kong is in such a central location in Asia, I could cheaply travel to Singapore and Japan! I checked so many boxes on my life goal list, some I didn’t even know I had on there hahah!
And to get back to Business: My internship with a local HR company was just what I was looking for. Not too big, not too small, with plenty of space for skill development. I learnt a lot and it will sure look great on my CV! If you are looking to get the best of it all - working hard, traveling harder - Meiji and Hong Kong is where it is at!

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
Make sure to give yourself enough time to adjust to the culture shock that might come with living in another country. The start can be tough, but it is so worth it once you’ve got the hang of it!