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Introduction to the NIG Internship 2024
The application for the NIG Internship 2024 in Japan is now open. The National Institute of Genetics (NIG) and the Genetics Program (Sokendai) are offering a fully funded research internship program for undergrads and graduate students who wish to gain practical experience with a high level of facilities in Japan in genetics and related fields in life sciences. Interns will conduct independent research under the mentorship of the host. The NIGINTERN program is fully funded.
The comprehensive NIG Internship Program for the year 2024 incorporates a multifaceted approach to skill development. Alongside hands-on experiences in scientific research, participants will engage in specialized training sessions dedicated to refining their scientific communication skills. These sessions will cover various aspects of effectively conveying research findings, from preparing comprehensive reports to delivering impactful presentations.
Moreover, to provide interns with a holistic understanding of the research environment, the program features enlightening lab visits. These visits aim to expose participants to state-of-the-art laboratories, cutting-edge equipment, and ongoing research projects, fostering a deeper appreciation for the intricacies of scientific exploration.
The NIG Internship for 2024 is scheduled to commence on June 13, marking the beginning of an immersive and enriching experience. The program is designed to conclude on July 24, 2024, ensuring that participants have ample time to absorb valuable insights, apply newly acquired skills, and contribute meaningfully to the scientific community. Note that the NIG covers expenses for the designated period only. As such, interested applicants should plan their travel accordingly and prepare for an exciting and educational experience.
This article provides a thorough overview of the internship program, from more details about the internship to the application process for the NIG Internship 2024.
Benefits of the NIG Internship 2024
- NIG will cover the rough airfare ticket from the participant’s home country to Japan and from Japan to the participant’s home country.
- NIG will also cover the Airport Transfer
- Accommodation fees, and travel insurance during the program.
- Living and miscellaneous expenses
Eligibility Criteria for the NIG Internship Program
- Applicants must be in their prefinal year at the time of application. For example: In 3rd year of a 4-year bachelor’s program, in the 2nd year of a 3-year bachelor’s program, in the 4th year of a 5-year program, in the 1st year of a 2-year master’s program, or in the 5th year of a 6-year program
- Applicants must show their interest in genetics and related fields in the life sciences.
- NIG welcomes applications from any country or nationality.
How to Apply for the NIG Internship 2024
They accept applications through the online application system. You can also read the application guidelines on how to complete the online application on the official webpage (link below). The online application system provides users with clear instructions on how to fill out the application. It also allows users to save their progress and continue at a later time. Additionally, the online application system allows users to track the status of their applications.
The online application system for the upcoming program is scheduled to open on November 27th, 2023, and will remain open for submission until January 9th, 2024, at noon, following Japan Standard Time (JST). If you plan on applying, please note that you must complete and submit your application within this specific time frame.