What to Know and How to Apply: CyberAgent, The Digital Startup Unicorn of Japan (Internship List)

February 05, 2020 4 min read

Do you have a great interest in industries like media, internet advertising and/or Gaming industry? Have you heard of one of the pioneers of Internet business in Japan, CyberAgent? If you haven’t, then scroll down!

Internship Opportunities

For those of you who are hungry for experience, CyberAgent and its subsidiaries also provide students with a rich and unique internship opportunities ranging from only a few days to a one-month internship, some of the internships can also even lead to direct employment! They are currently receiving applicants for the winter internship 2020 specifically for Engineering Students that are interested in web and app development, but some of the deadlines are quite soon, so wait no more and apply for the internship now!

Winter Internship 2020 for Engineering Students

CA Tech Dojo Internship:

CA Tech Dojo - Android (Kotlin): is a training intern for students with programming experience to acquire basic skills of Android application development in about two weeks. Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24134

CA Tech Dojo - Server Side (Go): is a camp-style intern for students with programming experience to acquire the basic skills of server-side development in about 2 weeks. Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24135

CA Tech Job

CA Tech Job Lite: A one-month internship that will give you the same work experience as an actual employee. CA Tech Job Lite is recruiting infrastructure engineers (Private Cloud) and will work in the media business division or the AI business division. Apply here:https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24147

CA Tech Job: Depending on your placement, but through this internship experience you will be involved in development work reflected from user’s satisfaction for media business or develop how games can appeal to usersApply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=23258

CA Tech Challenge

CA Tech Challenge Backend Tuning Competition: is an internship where you tune a web application that imitates a service and allows participating students to compete for scores between individuals. You’ll be able to get to know the active engineers, technology and development department.Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24213

CA Tech Challenge Architecture Competition: you will be grouped into 2-3 people where you make the service architecture based on fictitious specifications. You can receive feedback directly from the engineering staff involved in the development of CyberAgent’s services.Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24212

CA Tech Challenge AbemaTV Hack: is an internship where you can learn to implement fictitious new functions in the popular service "AbemaTV" of cyber agents. Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24149

CA Tech Challenge「プロトスプリントリーグ」: is an internship where you are grouped and compete to develop a game according to a given theme. Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24151

CA Tech Challenge - data competition: In this internship, you will be able to hone your business-specific data analysis skills by creating predictive models of advertising views related to service revenue of Abema TV’s data.Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24152

The basic internship application process for each type of internship will be document selection and an interview. Below are the detailed internship period and deadlines for you to mark on your calendar!

In addtion to the winter internship CyberAgent also offer internship opportunities for Business and Creator/Designer Course, scroll more to grasp an internship opportunity!

Internship opportunities for Business and Creator/Designer Course

Abema TV Producer: An internship which allows you to experience the program production together with employees who are active on the front lines of AbemaTV.Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/special/abematvproducer/

Game Scenario Internship: A 2-days internship will give you an experience on plotting and creating game scenarios.Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/1Page

Special Internship:

Scriptless Commercial internship: Form a team and come up with a certain business theme/proposal and do a presentation. A team that created a promising proposal has the opportunity to actually hand over the idea and commercialize it within CyberAgent.Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24168

Osaka Winter Team - Business Strategy Story: Create a business strategy. The internship is open for those who has high spirit and a will to never give up. No skills or IT Knowledge is required.Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24172

BRAIN: From this internship opportunity you will experience making decisions to operate a business by using actual business data and survey materials. Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/brain/

AD Mission: You will be made aware of the realities of the Internet industry, the advertising business, and the realities of advertising people. Together with the employees, you will be challenged about the ever changing "advertising" industry. Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24167

3D Motion Try!: You will work on 3D animation production using MAYA. Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=24177

UI Design Academy 13th: An internship where you can learn about the UI of Internet services. Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/event/detail/id=23891

Abema TV Art Director Internship: In this internship you will present an issue, attend meetings and accompany program shoots. Apply here: https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/special/artdirectorinternship/📷

Last but not least is the “Selective internship”. The top 1% students that participated in the CyberAgent’s internship are then selected again to participate in what is called as the DRAFT & ITADAKI Internships.

The concept of these two internships are different from those that are mentioned above, DRAFT is an internship for those who want to be a business manager. Here, you will be able to participate in the DRAFT’s training camp and receive the DRAFT’s special goods! You will be selected directly by the President of CyberAgent, Susumu Fujita, so be sure to do your best and stand out!

Different from the DRAFT internship, the ITADAKI internship is for those aiming to be leaders. After you are selected by 2 directors, Director Miki Ukita and Director Riku Yamada, you will also participate in a training camp.

You will have to go through the 2-3 times selection process until you can do the internship. Only 20 people out of hundreds of participants will be picked.

Unfortunately, for this period they have finished recruiting participants, but for those who are still in your first to the third year, keep an eye of the 2020 internship period here (https://www.cyberagent.co.jp/careers/students/draft/)!

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