We are looking forward to receiving applications from motivated individuals who are eager to strengthen their expertise and further improve their skills through creative work together with artists and the YCAM staff.

Target Group


Stay & Schedule

2 weeks up to 3 months

*To be arranged in accordance with your purpose & date proposal and the YCAM schedule.
*Working hours will be basically 5 days/week, 10:00~19:00.

Costs and Payments


Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media[YCAM]
7-7 Nakazono-cho, Yamaguchi, 753-0075 JAPAN

Application Method

To apply for an internship at YCAM please send the documents listed below by mail or e-mail to YCAM, General Affairs Desk, at least three months before your intended stay.

  1. YCAM Internship Application Form [PDF]
  2. Short essay on 1. your reason for choosing YCAM, 2. the specific purpose of your internship (Max. 500 words in total)
  3. Letter of recommendation from an organization you are currently or were previously affiliated with, or from a university professor, curator, critic or other expert.
    [Please note that the letter of recommendation must be hand-signed by the recommending person. If you want us to return the documents, please enclose the required stamps. The return address must be in Japan.]
  4. Materials documenting your previous job performance, (artistic) activities, representative works and/or study results. [Any format including portfolios and software is accepted. Please note that submitted software must run on common operating environments, and make sure to indicate system requirements, etc.]
  5. Copy of passport [Non-Japanese nationals only]


Inquiries/Applications to

Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media[YCAM], General Affairs Office
7-7 Nakazono-cho, Yamaguchi, 753-0075 JAPAN
Phone: (+81)83-901-2222

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