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Note: This program is for current Caltech undergraduate and graduate students only.

UPDATE: The Japan Internship Program has been cancelled for Summer 2022.

The Japan Internship Program (JIP) pairs Caltech student-scholars with Japanese company researchers to collaborate on industrial projects. Over the course of their summer break, participating students have the opportunity to experience Japanese culture in a business environment as well as in day-to-day life. Each year, an information seminar is held in October. It provides interested students a better understanding of the program, a review of the application process, and first-hand experiences from the previous summer's interns. Read more about the JIP in the brochure.

The information seminar for the (canceled) summer 2020 session was held on Friday, October 11, 2019. Click here to view the flyer. 

JIP Tokyo Luncheon on 7/19/19 

Top, from left to right: Satoshi Hamura (Tosoh), Takatoshi Hamura (Tosoh), Frank Ling (former JIP intern), Shoko Konda (student of University of Tokyo), Arjun Zutchi (Current JIP intern), Naoki Hasegawa (Student of University of Tokyo), Philip Carr (Current JIP intern), Yasuhiro Matsumoto (student of University of Tokyo).

Bottom, from left to right: Yumiko Furuichi (Prof. of University of Tokyo), Suguru Sakanushi (Mitsubishi Electronic Information), Siting Cao (Current JIP intern), Mei-Ling Laures (Current JIP intern), Dr. Ritsuko Hirai-Toner (JIP Coordinator), and Xuan Sun (Current JIP intern).

Photo is courtesy of Dr. Ritsuko Hirai.