This virtual internship with a world-leading bear protection project in Japan is aimed at students of biology, zoology, veterinary medicine and other related fields. You can join from home without traveling, communicate online with the team of biologists in Japan. Part-time and full-time are possible. Partial Scholarship now available!
At several National Parks in Japan you can volunteer in nature-based tourism and cultural tourism. It is part of your tasks to provide information to guests at the parks' visitor centres and on guided tours about nature and culture, and to support the team in various tasks related to management, operations, marketing, conservation and tourism development.
In the forests around Karuizawa you can join a conversation project for Asian Black Bears, carried out by the Wildlife Research Centre. You will assist the team to tag Black Bears with radio collars and to keep the bears away from humans. Furthermore you can assist with guided visitor tours through the forest. This volunteer placement is possible in English language.