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The IARU Global Internship Program (GIP) aims to provide IARU students with the opportunity to gain valuable international work experience by conducting research and projects in another member university. Such internships enable students to gain real insights into their host university and provide an exciting platform to build cross-cultural understanding.

Intern at PKU, 2014

Last day of the internship, UTokyo, 2014


New internships are subject to availability.


Internships 2014

NUS offers eleven summer internships in 2014 for students from IARU partner institutions:

  1. Documentation and quantification of butterfly wing patterns (DBS1)
  2. The impact of Pleistocene climate change on South-east Asian bird diversification (DBS2)
  3. A bioeconomic modelling of ‘oil palm pests’ infestation in Southeast Asia (DBS3)
  4. Using an equation to speed up cache simulations (DCS1)
  5. Concurrency control for social network data (DSC2)
  6. Equation-based flash allocation to virtual machines (DSC3)
  7. On modeling 2-dimensional and 2-level caches (DSC4)
  8. Query optimization for social network data (DSC5)
  9. Wireless Sensor and Actuator Node Realization (ECE1)
  10. Lee Kong Chian Collection Curatorial Research Intern (NM1)
  11. T.K. Sabapathy Collection Curatorial Research Intern (NM2)


The dates for all the internships are from 19 May to 11 July 2014. Application deadline is 10 February 2014.

For more information, please click here.

Senior Program Assistant, Peking University International Summer School Program

Department Office of International Relations

26 May - 30 July 2014

Approximately 10 weeks:

Intern can join the program early, but should be no later than May 26.



  • Contribute ideas to the design of cultural and social events for students of Peking University and summer school participants from overseas during the program
  • Work with the Peking University Summer School International Team to organize and implement the summer school program. Duties include i.e. managing travel arrangement and campus life for overseas students, event and logistics planning of cultural and social activities
  • Cooperate with the senior assistant of the program in guiding, communicating and working with the student assistants from Peking University
  • Assist constructing a systematic “Student Assistant Scheme” for the summer school.
  • Conduct a post-program evaluation of Peking University Summer School International
  • Provide other administrative assistance to the program team if needed


  • Full-time graduate student (Master or PH.D) of IARU member universities
  • Background in international education, international relations or intercultural issues
  • Proficient in both Mandarin and English (all the materials should be prepared both in English and Chinese)
  • Strong communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team
  • Knowledge of using qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Previous experience of studying or working abroad


Report on the Peking University International Summer School program

For information about PKU International Summer School, please visit website: http://summer.studyatpku.com


Ms. Lu Jiao, Senior Program Officer, Office of International Relations, Peking University


Monthly salary of RMB 2000

Accommodation on campus covered during the internship period

The intern is responsible for insurance and travel expenses.

Application documents

Please send a resume, a recommendation letter, and a short essay on your opinion about PKU summer school program to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Application contact

Ms. Lu Jiao, Senior Program Officer, Office of International Relations, Peking University

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel.: 86-10-62753799

Application deadline

28 February 2014

Internship with the International Core Research Center for NanoBio (C2CNB)

The purpose of the program is to provide participants with biomedical research experience in the basic and translational sciences. Research projects will be posted on a separate webpage of C2CNB.

The program is open for graduate students who already have laboratory experience of at least one year. The selected student will actively participate in ongoing research activities. At the end of their summer experience, students will submit their research data in a journal article format. An "End of the Program Presentation" is also planned to provide opportunity for the participating students to present their results to a group of faculty members and graduate students. During the two months period, participating students will be given the opportunity to acquire research skills and, through participation in institutional seminars and lectures, receive information that will be valuable in assessing their career goals in relation to basic and translational researches.

Applicants can find out more from the C2CNB website, including eligibility and other details. The application form can be downloaded from the C2CNB website. For further enquiries, please contact Ms Kiyoko Jarnes ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). The closing date for applications is 31 March 2014.


For reference:

Internships 2013