Join JTI’s global internship challenge
Kickstart your career
Choose a real JTI business challenge
Pitch your ideas on a global platform
Launch your career with a JTI internship
Help us shape the future of choice
At JTI, Japan Tobacco International, we believe in freedom. We think the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating. Creating new and better products for our consumers to enjoy.
We want bright ideas for our future
How can we create better choices, smarter products and pleasurable experiences for our consumers, our talent, and the communities we serve?
Tackle this big challenge
Through one of three challenge themes.
You decide. How’s that for freedom?
Future of Talent
To get you started: an insight on the future of talent
Building a career today isn't the same as building the career in the past. Advanced globalization, faster technology and shifting demographics are changing the skills that we need as a worldwide business. Just imagine, 85 % of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven't even been invented yet*. These changes will affect job markets, career pathways and the way we nurture talent.
As a talent architect how can we improve employees’ experiences and career journey to build a personal and professional life changing adventure?
*According to a report published by Dell Technologies and authored by the Institute For The Future (IFTF)
To get you started: an insight on consumer experience
73% of all people point to customer experience as an important factor in their purchasing decisions*.
How would you define (or redefine) the consumer experience of the future?
*According to a research from PWC 2017/2018
To get you started: an insight on social engagement
The majority of environmental sustainability decision-makers agree that new technologies could help solve problems facing our society and environment*.
Which ideas and innovations could we introduce to maximize JTI’s total societal impact?
*According to a 2018 report by Intel
Got a Brighter Idea?
Let’s hear it!
We’re open to all ideas.
Be bold. Be brave. Be original. This is your time to shine.
Your journey to a six month paid internship starts here
Register & choose challenge
Submit your ideas
03May – June
Pitch ideas at JTI
04June – Aug
Develop the business case with coaching at JTI
05Aug – Sept
Each country selects their finalists
06Sept – Oct
Finalists prepare a global pitch
Finalists present at JTI HQ in Geneva & winning team chosen
Winners start 6-month paid global internship
6-month paid global internship
1 winning team to be selected during Global Finals in Geneva. For more details please refer to the Official Rules.
Fly to London for training
2 runners-up teams to be selected during Global Finals in Geneva. For more details please refer to the Official Rules.
Up for the challenge?
So if you’re up for a challenge, over 18, with a high level of English, and with less than two years’ full-time employment, Make It Bright is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.
(A full list of eligibility criteria is available in the Official Rules of your country’s page.)
Discover Make It Bright 2019
A taste of the fun, inspiration and celebration of our first Make It Bright event in 2019.
Team Poland shows off their runners up trophies
Question and answer session at JTI HQ
Team Austria seizes the moment at Make It Bright 2019
Brightest and best: Winners and runners up celebrate
Make It Bright is just one of many global opportunities to work with JTI. Discover more about our careers and internships.Work with JTI
We are JTI
We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. And we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from.
We believe our business is our people. Because when our people are free to be themselves, amazing things happen. It’s why 90% of our employees would recommend us to a friend.
Ready to choose a career you’ll love?
Feel free to Join The Idea!Choose JTI