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RIKEN Center for Computational Science(R-CCS) offers an internship program targeting graduate students (Ph.D program) affiliated with overseas universities or institutions. The internship program is a project fostering researchers dedicated to HPC (High Performance Computer) technology and computational science with the aim to orient interns to R&D in leading-edge computational science by providing them with an opportunity to work in R-CCS research teams for a better understanding of computational science technology.

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Date Up to 90 days between June 2022 and March 2023 (Note: For online internships, if you would like to participate more than 3 months, please contact us.)
City Kobe, Japan

Hosting research team’s laboratory or common use space at RIKEN R-CCS in case of onsite




Applicants must belong to a university whose head or the delegated person can issue a formal letter of request on behalf of applicants (Ph.D program). When Postdoctoral Fellows in other institutes wish to apply for the program, please contact us individually.

Internship Details
Internship period Applicants and hosting research teams may set appropriate periods by mutual agreement. Up to 90 days between June 2022 and March 2023 (Note: For online internships, if you would like to participate more than 3 months, please contact us.)
Number to be admitted Approximately 4-5 for onsite or 10 for online depending on the situation
Program details Details are subject to guidelines determined by the 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)
In case of online, daily schedule might change due to the time difference.
Screening Document screening will be carried out within 2 weeks after we receive your application.
Application procedures and deadline Internship applications for FY2022 will be accepted at any time until Wednesday, December 28, 2022.

Onsite applications for FY2022 are now closed. Only online applications are being accepted.

Please apply for online internships 1.5 months prior to the start of the internship (the desired date of entry) on procedural grounds.
Application documents described below must be uploaded HERE新しいタブでサイトが開きます
  • C.V.-RIKEN format新しいタブでサイトが開きます
  • The reason why you have applied-Free format
    (Please specify your preferred research field or the name of the research team on the list新しいタブでサイトが開きます you wish to join, as well as internship period preference.)

Note: Handling of personal information
Personal information will only be used for notices from RIKIEN regarding changes in the schedule, reference materials, and the collecting data for the internship. No personal information will be handled or used in any way that would identify the individual concerned.
Personal Information Protection Regulations新しいタブでサイトが開きます
Expenses and allowance Compensation given to interns based on the RIKEN Rules for Interns

Travel expenses
Compensation will be provided for actual travel expenses between the intern’s university and location of the hosting research team for one round trip only.

Commuting expenses
Compensation will be provided for actual daily commuting fares between the intern’s lodging and R-CCS for the number of working days on a monthly basis up to a maximum of 45,000 yen per month.

Lodging expenses
R-CCS will provide accommodation for the interns. If you use other accommodation, compensation will be provided for actual lodging expenses from the day before the start day to the final day of the internship up to a maximum of 3,500 yen per day.

Internship allowance
Onsite: 3,000 yen per day in attendance
Online: 1,000 yen per day in attendance
Note: Internship allowance is exempt from tax and is equivalent to accommodation expenses.


Intern hosting desk
7-1-26 Minatojima-minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, 650-0047 Japan

  • mail addressr-ccs-internship[at]
  • *Please change [at] to @ when sending email

(Oct 13, 2022)