The programs are less about casual networking and observation in a remote world. Remote internships need more direction, one expert says.
If internships can be done from anywhere, the pipeline for future talent may be getting more inclusive.
The unemployment rate is just 2.4 percent in Japan; the country is filling the job gaps with a controversial program for foreign interns.
Ask a Manager's Alison Green answers listener questions about internships
As a PhD student, David Kuhns found an "internship" that matched his skills.
Compensated interns were taken more seriously in the corporate world.