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DescriptionYoNinja is currently looking for programmers/developers to help with our active coding projects on YoNinja.com. These range from adding new functionality for an improved user experience to backend system updates and mobile app implementations. Come join us at this exciting time!
The YoNinja Internship Program’s primary purpose and focus is to enable intelligent, motivated, and ethical people to expand their skills and gain experience working in a multi-national, bilingual work environment. You will have real responsibility in an exciting and fast paced company that will give you opportunities to gain additional skills and master existing ones.
YoNinja.com is a multinational company based out of Tokyo, Japan with offices in the US and Europe. Our internship program hires interns year-round for various departments within our company. Departments consist of Business Analyst, Designers (Print and Web), Programmers/Developers (HTML, CSS, JAVA, PHP, Drupal), SEO and Marketing, Translation Services (Japanese, Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish), Data Input/Content Moderation, and Copy/Creative Writing. To read more about these departments please visit us at http://www.yoninja.com/careers
Our internship program is available to both interns that will work at our office in Tokyo, as well as interns that will work remotely. If you wish to work remotely, we will provide you with the collaborative tools you will need, but you must own your own personal computer and be able to hold routine meetings with your internship mentor via Skype.
YoNinja.com is a growing company and is a subsidiary of www.jni-consulting.com, an IT and Business Consulting company; also based in Tokyo, Japan. This internship will allow you to gain international business experience with a multinational company. Our staff and interns are from all over the world and many languages are spoken among our staff. You can have the opportunity to speak in Japanese, Chinese, or one of the other languages in which we are conducting business.
The YoNinja.com Internship Program has both PAID and UNPAID positions. Paid internships are based on availability, previous work experience and out of our Tokyo office. All interns, whether they are on the PAID or UNPAID program, will automatically be enrolled in our YoNinja Profit Sharing Program. This enables interns to earn commission on the work they do while an Intern and continues paying even after you complete the program!
As our company grows and positions becoming available, you will be first in line for potential placement as a full time employee of YoNinja. This could mean, being relocated to Tokyo, Japan to work and live in one of the most amazing cities in the world! With your hard work, and our growth and success, we would love to be able to extend an offer to you to allow you to experience life, living and working, in this amazing country we call home!
ResponsibilitiesDepending on which group you interview for, you will be responsible for supporting the appropriate teams in their efforts in making YoNinja.com the leading travel and review site on the web. Our goal is to be the leading website for travel reviews and travel guides for all!
To read more about this position, please reference our careers page at http://www.yoninja.com/careers. You can also apply for this internship directly by visiting here: http://www.yoninja.com/apply
RequirementsAs an intern, you will be required to help in any and all areas that need assistance. We feel that having knowledge in many different areas of business is always a valuable thing to have, however, we do understand that as an Intern you may have specific goals in mind and areas of business that you wish to focus on. So we will try our best to keep you focused on the skills and tasks you wish to get the most experience with. Our goal is to train and educate you throughout the entire duration of the program.
We require a basic foundation and understanding of the department you wish to intern for. For example, if you were interested in interning as a Programmer/Designer, we would expect you to have some basic level of understanding and experience or formal education in the areas of html, CSS, or java programming; or knowledge of graphic design suites, such as Adobe or Microsoft. We hope to take your foundation of knowledge, and further refine and educate through the YoNinja program with the hope of preparing you for a successful career of your choosing.
The intern must be able to speak, read, and write English at a business level.
Speaking, reading, and writing in Japanese and Chinese is a PLUS!
If working as a remote intern, you will need to possess a personal computer with a reliable intern connection to conduct business and hold routine meetings with your mentor.