Deadline: 15 April 2021 (first round)

The OIST Graduate School offers education and research opportunities through their Research Intern program. The duration of the internship is typically from 2 to 6 months. These short-term placements give students the opportunity to gain experience in a particular laboratory or to learn a specific technique. Interns will work under the direction of a Professor and contribute to the research activities of OIST.

Internships may begin and end at any time during the year, with two application periods. For details about the application process and deadlines, please see the section “Apply to Research Internship.”

Science, engineering, and medical students, enrolled in graduate or undergraduate programs in universities and colleges, or recent graduates of such programs. Currently enrolled students must have approval from their home institution.

Support

OIST will provide the following support for successful applicants.

Internship Allowance

  • JPY 2,400 per working day (taxable and weekends excluded)  

Commuting Allowance

Travel Expenses

  • One direct round-trip air ticket (travel date will be closest date to the term of placement)

Overnight Accommodation

  • Furnished apartment on or off campus

Other Support

OIST will also assist in visa acquisition, insurance procedures, and local registration. This will only be provided for the student. Therefore, this does not pertain to the dependents and family members of the student.

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