Summer Internship Program in Kashiwa – Japan

by Gabby Beckford
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  • Kashiwa, Japan
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University of Tokyo

Paid summer lab research internship in Kashiwa, Japan

Who: All nationalities, undergraduate students

Deadline: April 22, 2022

The University of Tokyo Summer Internship Program is a six-week summer program for academically motivated undergraduate students.

All participants will be assigned to a laboratory in which he/she is interested to work and will conduct a research project under the guidance of a faculty member or senior graduate students. Participants will also experience Japanese culture and world-leading Japanese technology through weekend events and a field trip.

There is a (JPY 130,000 USD $2500) that can be waived. Participants must also pay for their own airfare.

UTSIP Kashiwa, provides a hands-on research internship program in the departments of:

Division of Transdisciplinary Sciences
● Advanced Materials Science
● Advanced Energy
● Complexity Science and Engineering

Advanced Energy

Ocean Science


Sustainability Science Studies


Division of Biosciences
●  Integrated Biosciences
●  Computational Biology and Medical Sciences

Division of Environmental Studies
●  Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment
●  Environment Systems
●  Human and Engineered Environment Studies
●  Socio-cultural Environmental Studies
●  International Studies
●  Graduate Program in Sustainability Science

Information Technology

International Studies

Some past UTSIP participants received a stipend from the following organizations as well (and you're encouraged to apply!):

Friends of UTokyo, Inc. (FUTI)
MIT-Japan program
● Honda Foundation
● UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies