Long-Term Internship Program


The Program for the Practical Training and Engagement of Innovators is aimed to foster young researchers that explore new domains beyond the boundaries of their specialization, be it in science technology or agriculture, medical care, humanities, or social science, whilst possessing a high consciousness and enthusiasm to change society for the better. As a part of the program, to pursue its objectives, the Consortium offers a Long-Term Internship Program to young researchers so that they can contribute and involve themselves in situations where real-world problems within companies or society need resolving. This in turn will help them to improve their practical skills and competencies, and expand their career options in the future.

* This internship program aims to train young researchers to be active in various fields outside of academia by encouraging them to acquire the experiences and abilities that they may be particularly lacking, based on their past experiences, research activities, career plans, etc.

Contents of the Long-Term Internship Program

  1. Host Organization: private companies, public institutions, non-profit organizations, international organizations or primary/secondary educational development institutes, within and outside of Japan
  2. Term of the Internship: about a month or longer
  3. Contents of the Program: On-the-Job-Training at the Host Organization, pre-internship training, post-internship training.
  4. Others: Applicants from Hiroshima University must take the subject class “Long-term internship” at Hiroshima University.

Applicant Eligibility

Doctoral students (excluding the master program) enrolled at one of the below listed institutes, or researchers on fixed-term contracts from one of the below listed institutes who have completed a doctoral program (excluding the master program) within the last five years or so.

Eligible Universities:
Hiroshima University (as the Lead Partner Organization of the Consortium),
Yamaguchi University and Tokushima University (as Co-Partner Organizations of the Consortium),
Okayama University, Shimane University, Tottori University, Ehime University, Kagawa University, Kochi University, Naruto University of Education, Gifu University, National Institute of Genetics, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Hiroshima City University, Kochi University of Technology, Hiroshima International University and Ritsumeikan University (as Member Organizations)

Application Outline

Call for applications for the Long-Term Internship Program FY2023
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〇 Contacts for Inquiries
HIRAKU Operating Council Office
Global Career Design Center, Hiroshima University (Young Researcher Development)
1-7-1, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-8514
Tel:082-424-4563  E-mail: wakateyousei@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp


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