University of Tokyo Research Internship Program

University of Tokyo Research Internship Program is here!!! a quick overview of University of Tokyo Science department: Research and education across a broad range of scientific fields are being conducted at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Science (GSS) and Faculty of Science with the basic aim of exploring the myriad facets and mechanisms of nature in order to understand them and uncover the immutable laws of nature behind them.

University of Tokyo Research Internship Program
University of Tokyo Research Internship Program

Location of opportunity: Tokyo.

Opportunity Type: Internship

Institution offering the opportunity: University of Tokyo

Level of Study: PHD

Department: Science Department

Eligibility

  • Have completed at least one full year in a Bachelor’s degree program at the time of application.
  • Be enrolled in and, after the UTRIP program ends, be expected to return to, at least another semester, quarter, or another equivalent academic term, in a Bachelor’s degree program (or a Bachelor’s-equivalent year of an integrated Bachelor’s-Master’s degree program) at a university outside of Japan.
    *At selection, the priority for nomination is given to applicants expected to be in their third year of a four-year Bachelor’s degree program and to applicants expected to be in their second year of a three-year Bachelor’s degree program. Second-year students in four-year Bachelor’s degree programs are also encouraged to apply.
  • Be enrolled in a natural science or related field.
  • Be thinking of pursuing long-term career goals in a scientific area.
  • Be planning to commit to the entire six consecutive weeks of the UTRIP program (June 9 to July 20 for 1st Crew students, and June 28 to August 8 for 2nd Crew students) on a full-time basis.
  • Be able to present coverage of a health insurance plan that is effective during the internship program before arriving in Japan.
  • English proficiency: test scores of TOEFL or an equivalent English proficiency test (such as IELTS) are required if English is not your first language. Test scores that have already expired are accepted, as long as the applicant is still able to produce proof of the test scores upon request by the UTRIP office. Students who have received an English-medium education continuously for the past 8 years are exempted from submitting English proficiency test scores.

Requirements:

Upon enrolling in the UTRIP program, students must agree to fulfill the following requirements:

  • To devote their full efforts to conducting the UTRIP project
  • To participate in the project for the full six-week period
  • To attend all academic and social events scheduled over the course of the UTRIP program
  • To submit a written research final report approved by the UTRIP supervisor within one month of finishing the UTRIP program
  • To give an oral presentation on the scheduled day

 

How to Apply

For deadline and application please check out Here.