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The RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS) offers an internship program targeting graduate students residing in Japan, which is outlined as follows.

As a project that fosters researchers dedicated to HPC (High Performance Computer) technology and computational science, this internship program aims to deepen interns’ understanding of R&D in leading-edge computational science and technology by providing them with an opportunity to work in R-CCS research teams.

photo:RIKEN R-CCS HPC Computational Science Internship Program
Details
Date Applicants and hosting research teams may set appropriate periods by mutual agreement for a duration of 2 weeks to 1 month between late August , 2021 and March 31, 2022.
City Online in general
Organizer

RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS)

Eligibility

Graduate students, etc. in Japan who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Applicants must belong to universities which recognize internships at RIKEN on their module system.
  • Applicants must belong to universities whose head or other authorized person can issue a formal letter of request on behalf of applicants.

photo:RIKEN R-CCS HPC RIKEN AICS HPC Computational Science Internship Program

Internship Details
Internship period Applicants and hosting research teams may set appropriate periods by mutual agreement for a duration of 2 weeks to 1 month between late August, 2021 and March 31, 2022.
Number to be admitted Approximately 30
Program details Details are subject to guidelines of hosting research team.
Working hours Interns must work on every RIKEN working day during internship period. Daily schedule: 9:00 to 17:20 (Lunch break: 12:00 to 12:50)
Application Screening Screening of application documents will be carried out after the deadline for this call. Results will be announced in late July for Selection 1 and late August for Selection 2.
Application Application closed
Application documents (see list below) must be submitted in advance
by Friday, July 2, 2021. (Duration of 2 weeks-1 month between late Aug., 2021 and Mar.31, 2022.) for Selection 1.
by Friday, August 6, 2021. (Duration of 2 weeks-1 month between late Sep., 2021 and Mar.31, 2022.) for Selection2.
※The next call after these selections will be done according to the situation.
  • C.V. -RIKEN format-(134KB)The pdf will open in a new tab.
  • Reasons why you have applied. (Please specify your preferred research field or the name of the research team you wish to join, as well as your two top choices for internship period preference considering the COVID-19 situation.
    -Free format-
    Please check the List of teams available for Internship FY2021(339KB)The pdf will open in a new tab.
    (Research Teams, Operations and Computer Technologies Division)
    More details on your internship will be determined after acceptance and discussion with the research team.
  • Research achievement -Free format-
  • For those applying to this internship program as one of your university’s modules, documents related to the module (including a description). -Free format-
  • Note on the use of personal information:
    The submitted documents are strictly controlled based on RIKEN Personal Information Protection Regulations and used only for the purpose of screening. Any private information in applications is not disclosed to third parties, either intentionally or through negligence. Application documents will not be returned.
    RIKEN Personal Information Protection Regulations(229KB)The pdf will open in a new tab.
    Expenses and allowance
    1. Commuting expenses: Daily actual commuting fares for the number of working days are compensated on a monthly basis up to a maximum of 45,000 yen per month.
    2. Accommodation expenses: If required during your internship, we will provide our arranged accommodation at no cost to you. If you would like to select your own accommodation, actual expenses are compensated up to a maximum of 3,500 yen per day.
    3. Travel expenses: If you join internship from a distant location and need local accommodation, actual travel expenses between intern’s university and location of the hosting research team are compensated for one round trip only.
    4. Internship allowance: 3,000 yen per working day for those who need accommodation; 1,000 yen per working day for those who commute from their own homes (includes online internship). 1,000 yen per working day in the case of online internship without coming to RIKEN

    Inquiries

    Intern hosting desk, General Affairs Section,
    RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS)
    7-1-26 Minatojima-minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, 650-0047 Japan

    • mail addressr-ccs-internship[at]ml.riken.jp
    • (When emailing, please change the [at] in the email above to @ before sending.)

    (Sep 16, 2021)