The Takenaka Corporation, one of Japan's leading full-service design and construction firms, offers a 3-month Summer Internship (aprox. from June 1st to August 31st 2017) in the Architectural Design division of its Tokyo headquarters. Interns will participate in collaborative design teams working on institutional, commercial, and/or residential design projects; visits to construction sites, research labs, and other Takenaka facilities are activities included in the internship.


Dormitory housing, daily commuting expense, and a monthly stipend of ¥150,000 are provided for the duration of the intern’s stay in Tokyo.

Number Available



Eligibility for the Takenaka Summer Internship is limited to continuing (non-graduating) students in the GSD’s MArch I and MArch II programs.


Interested students are urged to apply by submitting online:

  • A statement of interest
  • A portfolio of work completed at the GSD

A Curriculum Vitae/Resume


Applications are due by 11pm on Sunday, February 26, 2017


The Department of Architecture
Gund Hall, Room 207