Mitsubishi Research Institute Inc. Internship



Paid Internship at Mitsubishi Research Institute (MRI) in Tokyo over the 2019 Long Vacation!


MRI are offering St Anne’s undergraduate finalists and graduate students the chance to spend 5 weeks working on collaborative research projects in a business area of your choice, located at their head offices in Tokyo, Japan. 

MRI assists ministries and local governments in research, survey analysis and policymaking; and also provide consulting services for Japanese and multinational enterprises in strategic planning, R&D, business development, work restructuring and organizational development. There are 12 different Business Areas to choose from, with example research fields ranging from Agri-Foods and Climate Change Strategy to Macro Economics and Business Marketing.

Accommodation and flights are provided free of charge, and you will be paid living expenses of approx. £250 per week. You do not need to know Japanese to apply, but some basic Japanese study maybe requested prior to taking up the internship.

For 2019 Internship details and application procedures please click here.



'I spent just over 4 weeks in Tokyo over summer 2018 interning at the Mitsubishi Research Institute. I am grateful to the staff at St Anne's for organising the wonderful opportunity, an experience which I will cherish forever.' Rosie Golightly, Philosophy and Modern Languages (2014-18), MRI Intern 2018.


'For me, the most rewarding part of the internship was the combination of moving to a different country and working for a large company which led to an incredible range of new experiences. Overall, the internship was an amazing opportunity that I am very grateful for.' Sian Gregory, Maths (2014-2018), MRI Intern 2018.