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UTSIP Kashiwa 2017 – For Undergraduate Students from The University of Tokyo, Komaba – College of Arts and Sciences

Application for “UTSIP Kashiwa 2018 for undergraduate students of UTokyo College of Arts and Sciences” will be announced in April 2018.

The followings are the program information on UTSIP 2017.

 

The University of Tokyo Summer Internship Program in Kashiwa, initiated by the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences in 2013, initially only for undergraduate students from overseas universities, has been accepting applications for UTSIP Kashiwa from undergraduate students of the College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo since 2016.

 

 UTSIP Kashiwa
provides hands-on research internship opportunities in the fields of natural sciences and social sciences.
offers lectures from world-leading researchers at GSFS.
is a seven-week summer program for academically motivated undergraduate students.
provides various activities in which students can socialize with participants from other laboratories.
provides accommodations in which all UTSIP participants are required to stay.

 

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. Each laboratory has at least one (1) UTSIP participant from an overseas university to provide an international experience.

 

Please check the comments regarding previous UTSIPs.

UTSIP Leaflet    UTSIP Video

 

 

Application Procedures
Step 1:      Choose Program A or B
Step 2:      Choose a professor/laboratory to work in from the host laboratory list
Step 3:      Apply via e-mail to ilo@edu.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp with attached three (3) application documents
your e-mail should include your preference of Program period and laboratory.

Use ‘Application for UTSIP Kashiwa 2017: undergraduate students of College of Arts and Sciences, UTokyo’ on your e-mail subject line.

 

 

1. Program period

2017 UTSIP will offer two different program schedules. UTSIP students can join either program A or B.

 

Program A           June 5 (Mon) to July 14 (Fri), 2017

Program B           June 26 (Mon) to August 4 (Fri), 2017

 

 

2. Eligibility

Participants are required to participate in all activities including classes, laboratory work, and special events organized by UTSIP.

Participant will be exempted from attending Japanese language class if his/her Japanese language proficiency is a native language level.

 

3. List of host laboratories

Both programs have a different list of host laboratories. Click the program of your choice to see the list.

 

List of laboratories participating in Program A, June 5 (Mon) to July 14 (Fri), 2017

List of laboratories participating in Program B, June 26 (Mon) to August 4 (Fri), 2017

 

 

4. Application materials

◆ Cover letter (in English)

Answer the following question within 500 to 600 words:

Why did you choose the laboratory that you did, and what do you hope to acquire from the UTSIP experience? Be specific.

◆ Curriculum vitae (in English)

No format restrictions (paper size A4, within 1-2 pages).
If you have participated in a research project related to the project you would like to conduct in UTSIP, please include this.

◆ Copy of your transcript (in Japanese)

The transcript should cover all the courses of your undergraduate level study up to the most recent completed academic period of study, and must be written in Japanese.

 

5. Application deadline

April 19 (Wed), 2017 by 9:00 Japan time

No application will be accepted after the deadline.

 

6. How to Apply

Apply via e-mail to ilo@edu.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp and attach the three (3) application documents.

Your e-mail should include your preference of Program period and laboratory.

Use ‘Application for UTSIP Kashiwa 2017: undergraduate students of College of Arts and Sciences, UTokyo’ on your e-mail subject line.

 

7. Results

Successful participants will be decided through a comprehensive assessment of all submitted application materials. All participants will receive an e-mail notification of the assessment result by April 25, 2017.
Successful candidates must register for classes for UTSIP 2017 according to the course registration system of the College of Arts and Sciences. Participants will obtain 2 units after completion of the program.

 

8. Financial Aid

No program fee.

UTSIP provides accommodations to undergraduate participants from the College of Arts and Sciences in which all participants are required to stay.

Participants can also join activities and events for free during the UTSIP period.

Scholarship and Transportation fee will not be provided.

please see the schedule (subject to change).

 

 

 

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