2021 Advanced Internship in Chemical Science and Engineering I

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Graduate major in Chemical Science and Engineering
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Course description and aims

Regardless of domestic or foreign, this is a subject to grant the unit to master course students who have off-campus experience in the fields of science and engineering relating to applied chemistry for a certain period. In this course, academic supervisor and coordinators of the program support the dispatch of students to overseas universities, companies or research organizations.
Students will choose Internship I or II, according to the total effective working hours.
I (1 credit): Longer than 40 hours and less tan 80 hours.
II (2 credits): Longer than 80 hours.

Student learning outcomes

The Industrial fields related to chemical industry in Japan is an important technology areas that support the international community. It is important to study the actual state of industry with people from different fields and cultures and to get the opportunity to gain experience to contribute to discover and solve problems in an accommodating way. Through the off-campus experience in the field of science and engineering, this course aims to increase the general knowledge on leading-edge research and product development and intends to cultivate the ability demanded for future researchers and engineers by learning how to read the actual state.


Internship, Short term study abroad program, Chemical industry, International experience, International study, Project-based learning

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

This course allows students to select a theme out of provisions of the concept such as lecture courses. When students choose a theme, the students will consult with the academic supervisor. When students choose a study abroad program prepared by Tokyo Tech, the students can consult with the program coordinator.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 1) Students should make a proposal before the quarter to take this course in consultation with the academic supervisor. 2) The academic supervisor examine what kind of experience can be acquired from the contents and asked to submit a plan. 3) A group of professors including the academic supervisor make sure the planning content and demand a correction, if necessary. 4) After the internship, the students have to report to the academic supervisor. 5) Students will be assessed on a personal interview along with the contents of the internship planning proposal and after-action report. When students chose a study abroad program prepared by Tokyo Tech, the students follow the coordinator of instruction. Internship planning proposal and after-action report


Not specified.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Not specified.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed on a personal interview along with the contents of the project proposal and after-action report.

Related courses

  • CAP.E412 : Advanced Internship in Chemical Science and Engineering II

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

[Examples that study proposal is accepted]
1) Use a study abroad program prepared by the university (Period: 2 weeks or more including the preparation period).
2) Use a short-term study abroad program which is open to public (Period: 2 weeks or more including the preparation period).
3) Use an internship program which is open to public or accept recommendation (organized by foreign universities or domestic/foreign companies).
4) Other than these, project can be accepted only when the dean of the school permit it.
[Examples that study proposal is NOT accepted]
1) Participate in activities operated by institutions or NPC corporation that is doing international support and overseas cooperation.
2) Visit research institutions such as universities during an overseas travel (for personal travel purpose).
3) Even if viewed from the broader perspective, the contents of the program are not related to the fields of chemistry and/or applied chemistry.
4) Obtain a reward in exchange for labor, Participate in the research cooperation that is not related to the internship, or Use the grants that are not related to the internship in travel expenses.

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