The Japan Internship Program (JIP) pairs student-scholars with Japanese company researchers to collaborate on industrial projects. Students will also have the opportunity to experience Japanese culture in a business environment as well as in day to day life.
Internship Term: Approximately 2.5 months during the summer.
Contact: Please contact Dr. Kayoko Hirata and Sini Elvington if you are interested in the JIP.
Information Seminar: Each year a general information seminar is held in October. Students who have just returned from their summer internships in Japan present slides about their experience and the application process for the following year is discussed.
This year's seminar took place:
Date: Friday, October 19, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Dabney Lounge
2012 pictures below
Dr. Rod Kiewiet, Professor Political Science and Dean of Undergraduate Students Dean Rod Kiewiet, Beth Larranaga, Dr. Kayoko Hirata
Jomya Lei Raymond Jimenez
Video of 2012 seminar
Video of 2011 seminarVideos of 2010 seminar, including interns' presentations:
Video 1 (Naomi McArthur, Kristina Flavier, Angie Wong)
Video 2 (Theresa Geiger)
Video 3 (Guest introduction)
Video 4 (Bonnie Zhang)
Video 5 (Hoi Yee Nam, Manuel Lagang)
Video 6 (Zhiying Wang, Edward Huang)