Other Programs

SCIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAMS IN JAPAN

+ AMGEN SCHOLARS PROGRAM IN JAPAN
http://www.amgenscholars.com/japan-program

Undergraduates from across the globe participate in cutting-edge research at the University of Tokyo or Kyoto University for 8 weeks in the summer.

+ HARVARD JAPAN-US UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXCHANGE PROGRAM (JUREP)
http://jurep.physics.harvard.edu/index.html

Summer (or semester) research internship program, in which students work in a physics, chemistry, or engineering laboratory at a Japanese university. Students interested in this program should contact Professor John Doyle (doyle@physics.harvard.edu) as soon as possible.

+ KYOTO UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR IPS CELL RESEARCH AND APPLICATION (CIRA) INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
http://www.cira.kyoto-u.ac.jp/e/education/internship.html

CiRA hosts an internship program for undergraduates to gain research experience under the instructions of CiRA principal investigators.

+ NAKATANI RESEARCH & INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCES FOR STUDENTS (RIES)
http://nakatani-ries.rice.edu

A 13-week summer research internship in science & engineering that is open to freshman and sophomore engineering students from universities nationwide.

+ OKINAWA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (OIST)
http://groups.oist.jp/grad/research-interns

As research interns, students work in a laboratory under the direction of a faculty and contribute to the research activities of OIST for 10-12 weeks.

UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM IN KASHIWA (UTSIP KASHIWA)
http://www.ilo.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp/summer_en​​​​​​​

A 6-week summer program that provides hands-on research internship opportunities in the fields of natural sciences and social sciences for academically motivated undergraduate students.

+ UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO RESEARCH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/utrip​​​​​​​

An intensive summer research program for undergraduates who will conduct research under the guidance of a faculty member in the department of astronomy, biological sciences, chemistry, earth & planetary science, or physics.

NON-SCIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAMS IN JAPAN

+ ATILIKA SOFTWARE ENGINEER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
https://www.atilika.com/en/careers/

Paid 2-12 month software engineering internship in which interns will participate actively in many of Atilika's projects: help prototype new technology based academic research; develop new functionality for Atilika's products and technology; build proof-of-concepts; and contribute to Lucene/Solr or other open source software.

+ HDE GLOBAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
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https://www.hde.co.jp/en/gip/

6-8 week software engineering internship that provides opportunities to develop application by using Amazon Web Services/Google App Engine.

+ JAPAN-AMERICA STUDENT CONFERENCE (JASC)
http://iscdc.org/jasc

Conference for students with diverse backgrounds from Japan and the US to spend a month in the summer collaborating with leaders in business, academia, and government on contemporary social, economic, and political issues that face both of their countries and the world as a whole.

+ JAPAN CENTER FOR MICHIGAN UNIVERSITIES (JCMU)
http://jcmu.isp.msu.edu

JCMU offers 5 different summer programs--Environment & Sustainability, Health & Culture, Intensive Language & Culture, Internship, and Teaching English--for students from universities around the world.

+ JAPAN INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL HEALTH (JIGH)
​​​​​​​http://jigh.org/en/job

JIGH is an independent, non-profit organization committed to promoting Japan's role in global health and shaping healthcare policy and practice. JIGH provides an internship for students who share the organization's vision and are interested in taking part in its activities.

+ TEMPLE UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ASIAN STUDIES (ICAS) INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
​​​​​​​http://www.tuj.ac.jp/icas/internship-program

ICAS Program provides opportunities for students to work as Research Associates with faculty members, help organize conferences, and/or work on special projects with administrators for a minimum of 8 weeks.

+ UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION CENTRE (UNIC) TOKYO INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
​​​​​​​http://www.unic.or.jp/working_at_un/internship/

UNIC Tokyo provides an internship program that exposes students to the work of the United Nations and provides opportunities to participate in the day-to-day activities of UNIC to help promote greater public awareness, knowledge, and understanding in Japan of the United Nations.