Around the world, everyone is looking forward to seeing the new blossoming of local economies. Summer 2022 will most likely be a key moment for companies to explore new fields of activities, or to re-start existing projects that had been put on hold. Having a Japanese perspective may help your projects flourish.
Period of internship: August 2022 – March 2023 - 8 months (France and Germany: late September 2022 – March 2023 - 6 months)*
Deadline to apply: 23 September 2021
In summer 2022, 30 Japanese (post)graduate students of science, technology or engineering will come to Europe for a 6 to 8-month internship. By hosting a Vulcanus intern, you will benefit from your student’s technical studies, strengthen your team’s workforce and get a Japanese input into your R&D activities. Moreover, your Vulcanus intern can help your company to develop its business with Japan. Given the broad range of studies on offer, Vulcanus is open to all sectors of industry and to companies of all sizes.
We would especially welcome applications from Central and Eastern Europe. Additionally, special consideration will be given to companies prioritizing sustainability.
Interested to host one or more of Vulcanus interns?
You would get to choose your student(s). To help you in your choice, the EU-Japan Centre will propose a short-list tailored to your company, based on the students’ field of studies, academic scores, personal background and recommendations from their tutors. Before they join you, to help them fit in to your workforce, the students will have followed an intensive language course in your company’s working language.
This website and related activities are managed by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, a joint venture between the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) and the Japanese Government's Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI).
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