2020 Master's Research Internship B

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Akiba Shigeyuki 
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Course description and aims

This course is off-campus internship in the industry. Students learn the way of thinking, sense of value and the working process in the industry through the actual R&D work with the researchers and engineers of the company. The basic policy is 2 weeks to 1 month of full-time work. The negotiation about the R&D themes and working conditions and contract is carried out in each department which students belong to. Note that if the department provides with its own internship course which is authorized as a career course it should be taken in the first place.

Student learning outcomes

・Students understand the reality of R&D activity and the way of thinking in the industry and also realize the difference in R&D between in the university and in the company.
・Students can take the chance to review own research doing at the university from the viewpoint of meaning and the role in the society.


Mid & long term internship,R&D activity in the industry

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

・Mid & long term research internship in the industry

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Process flow for the internship; ・Develop research program for own doctorate thesis ・Communication with own supervising professor ・Find internship company ( student/supervising professor) ・Negotiation with the company (supervising professor) ・Contract (supervising professor) ・Monthly report ・Final presentation in the company ・Final report



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Assessment criteria and methods

Based on the evidence such as various kinds of papers and reports, the academic supervisor judges the credits and the judgement is authorized by the course.

Related courses

  • Master's Career Design
  • Master's Career Plan

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

・Students should join health insurance and accident compensation insurance.
・Students should understand the internship contract and agreement.

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