VULCANUS - Get a Japanese perspective to your R&D activities



Summer 2023:  boost your R&D team through hosting a top Japanese university student of technical disciplines. Open to manufacturing and non-manufacturing companies of all sizes.

In summer 2023, 30 Japanese (post)graduate students of science, technology or engineering will come to Europe for a 6 to 7-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.

Tempted 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.

Period of internship: Mid-August 2023 – Mid-March 2024 = 7 months (France and Germany: Mid-September 2023 – Mid-March 2024 = 6  months)

Deadline to apply: 23 September 2022

Please see our website for more information or email vulcanus(at)

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