OIST Internship in Japan (Fully Funded)

OIST means Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology. They’re accepting applications for their internship in fall 2024. It’s a fully funded opportunity in Japan for students from any country. The internship will occur from October 1st, 2024, to March 31st, 2025. If you’re a bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD student, or you’ve recently graduated, you can apply for this prestigious program.

You don’t have to take any IELTS or TOEFL tests to apply. The internship usually lasts between 2 and 6 months, typically around 10 to 12 weeks. The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) will cover your airfare, accommodation, stipend (money for your needs), meals, and visa support. During the internship, you’ll work with a professor and help with OIST’s research. More information is provided below.

About the OIST Japan Internship Program

  • Host Country: Japan
  • Institute: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
  • Duration: 10 to 12 weeks
  • Internship coverage: Fully Funded
  • Who can Apply: All International students
  • Deadline: 15th April 2024

Internship Period

This is a Call for Fall 2024 internship. If you’re chosen for the internship, you’ll find out in late June 2024. The internship starts on October 1st, 2024.

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Financial Benefits

  • Internship Allowance: JPY 2,400/Day (Working Day)
  • Commuting Allowance: OIST Shuttle Bus Pass
  • Travel Expenses: One direct round-trip air ticket
  • Accommodation: Furnished apartment on or off campus
  • Visa Support: OIST will help you get your visa, sort out insurance, and complete local registration.

Internship Fields

The OIST Research Intern program is for STEM fields.

Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Neuroscience, Mathematics, Computational Science, Environmental Science, Ecological Science, Marine Science, General Science, Engineering, and Medical.

Interns will do their tasks with the guidance of the professor. You can check the name of the professor and the available internship positions here

Eligibility Criteria

You need to meet the conditions set by the OIST Graduate School.

  • Students can be from any country. There is no nationality restriction.
  • No need for any IELTS or TOEFL Test.
  • Applicants who are enrolled in a Graduate Degree program can apply.
  • Individuals presently engaged in the active pursuit of an undergraduate academic qualification are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants who have recently graduated can also apply.
  • Students in their third and fourth years of undergraduate studies, as well as those in their first and second years of master’s programs, are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Required Documents

Kindly finalize the submission of all requisite documents within the online application framework.

  • An updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Interest (400 words)
  • A letter of Recommendation
  • Academic Transcript (Scanned copies)
  • ID Photo (Recent one)

Application Deadline

The last date to apply for the OIST Fall Internship 2024 is 15th April 2024.

How to apply for OIST Japanese Internship 2024?

Applications to the program must be made through the online form. Your application submission is contingent upon obtaining a minimum of one recommendation letter within the designated application system.

VISIT HERE TO APPLY OIST Internship