Paid Research Internship in Japan at OIST

Paid Research Internship in Japan at OIST

Japan 16 Oct 2022


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16 Oct 2022
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Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) is offering a research internship for students all over the world. Students in undergraduate program or recently graduated interested in joining the OIST PhD program may undertake educational activity at OIST as a Research Intern. 

About the Program:-

  • Research Intern places are awarded twice a year on a competitive basis. Selection is highly competitive, and depends on suitability of the intended research, academic background, available funding and space. Not all available positions will necessarily be filled.
  • A research internship at OIST provides students with experience working in a research environment under the direction of OIST faculty.
  • 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.


  • Internship Allowance
  • JPY 2,400 (US$21.79) per working day (taxable and weekends excluded).
  • Commuting Allowance
  • OIST Shuttle Bus Pass.
  • Travel Expenses
  • One direct round-trip air ticket (travel date will be closest date to the term of placement)
  • Overnight Accommodation
  • Furnished apartment on or off campus
  • OIST will also assist in visa acquisition, insurance procedures, and local registration. This will only be provided for the student. Therefore, this does not pertain to the dependents and family members of the student.

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