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Global Internship Program

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. New internships are subject to availability.


Internships 2016

@ The University of Tokyo


Programmes/Research Intern

Supervisor/Department: International Relations Office

Website:  www.nus.edu.sg/iro/

Duration: February - July 2016 (minimum 6 months)


Job Scope:

The intern will work with the Global Opportunities Section (GO), which manages short-term international programmes such as internships, summer programmes and research attachments.

Specific duties include:

  • Compile, analyse and present data on student participation
  • Research new programme opportunities
  • Research and create publicity materials
  • Selection of students for overseas programmes
  • Engage faculty and student groups on programme opportunities
  • Host overseas visitors / partners
  • Organise information sessions and pre-departure briefings


Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an understanding of internationalisation in higher education
  2. Develop project development and management skills
  3. Develop research and analytical skills
  4. Networking skills with university and industry partners


Benefits: On-campus housing will be provided for the duration of the internship


Who can apply: To be eligible to apply for the IARU Summer Global Internship Program @NUS, you must:

  • be a current enrolled degree seeking student at one of the IARU universities (except National University of Singapore): Australian National University; ETH Zurich; Peking University; University of California, Berkeley; University of Cambridge; University of Copenhagen; University of Oxford; The University of Tokyo; or Yale University;
  • have completed at least one full year of university study; and
  • be fluent in English


How to apply: Complete the Application Form and forward it electronically (together with the required supporting documents) to the IARU Coordinator at NUS, Mr. Orion Kew ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
by 5 November 2015, 23:59 Singapore time


Enquiries: Student queries should be sent via email o: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



For reference:

Internships 2015

Internships 2014

Internships 2013