World Intellectual Property Organization

Internship Opportunities

The WIPO Japan Office offers internship opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students for an initial period of three months. (We are not currently recruiting interns).

Main tasks

  • Prepare press clippings (intellectual property (IP)-related news stories in Japanese and English press and internet) and monthly report on IP-related developments in Japan;
  • Translate general, non-technical information materials (brochures, website content) from English to Japanese;
  • Conduct internet research on various subjects related to the work of the office;
  • Support the implementation of various communications projects;
  • Assist in WIPO’s participation at United Nations events in Tokyo (such UN day);
  • Help with general office duties.


  • Professional accident insurance.

How to apply

  • Send English and Japanese CV and cover letters to (Only successful candidates will be contacted by e-mail and invited to an interview.)

Qualifications / requirements

  • Excellent Japanese (native level) and English (TOEIC score 850+ or equivalent) skills;
  • Ability to grasp new ideas and subjects quickly;
  • Some experience or training in IP-related matters and communications would be an advantage.

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