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Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
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.”
Those eligible to apply for the OIST Research Internship Program include excellent students who are in the final 2 years of the undergraduate or Masters programs in universities, colleges, junior colleges, and vocational schools in Japan or overseas, or graduates of such institutions. Currently enrolled students must have approval from their home institution. Academic background of applicants should be appropriate to their desired host unit(s) at OIST.
Research Interns who belong to a Japanese university/institution are required to prepare and bring their own insurances when accepted to the OIST Research Internship program. Acceptable insurances are the combination of Gakkensai and Gakkenbai, or other insurances with similar coverage.
- JPY 2,400 per working day (taxable and weekends excluded)
- OIST Shuttle Bus Pass
- One direct round-trip air ticket (travel date will be closest date to the term of placement)
- Furnished apartment on or off campus
HOW TO APPLY?
|Application Round||Period of internship||Application Deadline||Result Announcement|
|Fall 2022 Internship||Between October 1st 2022 – March 31st 2023||April 15th 2022 23:59 (JST UTC+9)||July 2022|
|Spring 2023 Internship||Between April 1st 2023- September 30th 2023||October 15th 2022, 23:59 (JST UTC+9)||January 2023|
Deadline: two rounds of application period, first deadline 15 April 2022
Open to: international applicants
Benefits: allowance, travel expenses, accommodation will be covered by the program
For more information please visit the official website.