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International Recruitment and Development Program (IRDP), 2022 Internship Opportunities in APAC-Japan 

Want to use your unique combination of expertise, dedication and drive to spark bold innovation while tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges? With the power of the world’s largest broad-based healthcare company behind you, you’ll amplify your impact—and find that you can touch the lives of people everywhere.

Johnson & Johnson is working to fuel a healthier world, from health-centric consumer products to spearheading innovative research. We support Consumer Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices—blending passion, science and technology to change the trajectory of human health.


The Opportunity

We’re currently hiring interns to join our 2022 International Recruitment and Development Internship Program (IRDP). The IRDP internship hires high-potential MBA and Master’s students from around the world and helps them develop into the leaders of tomorrow.

As an intern, you‘ll lead significant business projects with real-life implications and present the analysis and results to senior leaders. As an IRDP Intern you will have significant impact on the business from your first day and will be an integral member of a cross-functional team.

Hiring companies within Johnson & Johnson partner with IRDP participants, accelerating their professional development through challenging and enriching experiences. Opportunities are available across APAC. including China, Japan and Australia, across our R&D, pharmaceutical and medical device business segments in the following fields*:

<Examples of opportunity in Japan>

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Sales Strategy
  • Strategy Planning
  • Project Management
  • Business Development
  • Supply Chain
  • Sales


*When you apply for this position, 2022 Japan MBA/Master Internship Opportunity – International Recruitment and Development Program, you will work in Japan as intern. Joining internship position and program will be decided considering your aspiration, capability, experience and vacancy of position. 



Are You Ready to Shape the Future?

Our ideal candidates have a passion for healthcare. They have a strategic mindset and possess exceptional leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. They should also have the ability to thrive in a highly complex, global work environment, and take the initiative to set priorities and exceed goals.


What We’re Looking For:

  • First year of either a full-time MBA or Master’s degree program
  • Must graduate after September 2022
  • Available full-time for a period of at least 8-12 weeks between April and September of 2022
  • Fluent in both English and Japanese
  • Minimum of 3 years or more of relevant professional experience prior to enrolling in a full-time Master’s level degree program
  • Proven leadership capabilities
  • Ability to develop solutions using data-driven insights