Call for applications for OIST Research Internship Program 2019 in Japan. The OIST Internship in Japan is offered by the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST). Students or recent graduates from all over the world can apply for Japan Internship 2019. The duration of the paid internship in Japan is between 2 and 6 months, typically 10 to 12 weeks. 

The Graduate University aims to train researchers who will play important roles in the international scientific community at leading scientific institutions in the public and private sectors. Accordingly, the program will make it a principle to recruit candidates with the potential and motivation to become leaders in scientific research on the international stage. 

This is a paid international internship program and OIST provides living allowance, commuting support where necessary, and accommodation either on campus or nearby. Successful applicants of Japan research internship program will  receive a living allowance of 2400 JPY per day (weekends excluded) while at OIST.

OIST Research Internship 2019 Details:

Host Country:

  • Japan

Host University:

  • Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

Internship Duration:

  • 10-12 Weeks

Internship Dates:

  • Apr 1 – Jun 30
  • Jul 1 – Sep 30
  • Oct 1 – Dec 28

Internship Areas:

  • Multiple Fields

Financial Support:

The OIST Summer Internship is fully funded internship program. The Graduate School will provide the following support during the duration of internship program:

  • Travel Expenses – one simple direct roundtrip
  • Insurance
  • Visa support
  • On or off-campus housing accomodation
  • Commuting support
  • Allowance – 2,400 JPY per day (taxable)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Those eligible to apply include students enrolled at graduate or undergraduate programs in universities, colleges, junior colleges, and vocational schools in Japan or overseas
  • Recent graduates of such institutions.
  • Currently enrolled students must have approval from their home institution.

Required Documents:

To apply for an Japan internship program 2019, please submit:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Interest
  • A letter of Recommendation
  • Academic Transcript
  • ID Photo

How to Apply for OSIT Research Internship Program?

We suggest you first download this HANDY WORKSHEET to guide your preparation of the application, as you must enter all details and documents (as PDF files) in the application form at once  to submit an application.  Please complete preparations of all required materials, then fill out and submit to apply for the program: 

1) Curriculum Vitae Sheet – OIST CV SHEET

2) Personal Statement – STATEMENT SHEET

3) Academic Transcript – Upload a scan of your current academic transcript in PDF format. Unofficial partial transcripts are accepted for those who have not yet graduated.  Applicants should be among the top 25% of students.

4) Recommendation Letter – Applications from currently enrolled students must be supported by a recommendation letter from the Dean, Head of Department, or supervising professor of the program they are enrolled in.  Please consider that the request for a recommendation letter will not be sent until your application is submitted, so keep this in mind as you plan your application timeline. The application system will ask him/ her directly, using the email contact details that you provide.  Depending on account settings, our automatically generated email may be filtered to junk or bulk mail, so in case of a delay, please notify him/ her  to check beyond the inbox to insure timely processing of your recommendation letter.  Please arrange for the consent of that person before submitting their details in the form.  Be sure to also confirm the e-mail address before entering it in the web-form.  Applicants will be automatically notified by the application system when a letter of recommendation is received. 

5) ID Photo – Upload a recent photo, showing your face from the front in standard passport orientation (image must be in JPG format, and less than 5 MB).

Once you have obtained all the documents above, please attach and apply to the program through this APPLICATION FORM (closed for now)[Be sure to use only alphabet and numbers in all file names].

 

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Deadline is November 15, 2018