Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is an interdisciplinary graduate school offering a 5-year PhD program in science. OIST's Communication & Public Relations Division offers 6-month internships to students and recent graduates motivated to gain experience in science journalism.

Company Profile

Company Name: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)
Industry: Higher Education
No. Employee: Approximately 650 employees
Websitehttps://www.oist.jp 

OIST: Neil Calder (NC), Vice President, Communication & Public Relations Division, OIST
Kaoru Natori (KN), Manager, Media Section Leader, Communication & Public Relations Division, OIST
TUJ Interviewer: Erica Adams (EA), Career Development Office, TUJ

We set high professional standards. And they have an amazing time. They get to meet incredible people and sit down with world-famous scientists and discuss groundbreaking research.

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This experience has given me a lot of insight that I wouldn’t have had without coming here. To be in a place and actually interact with people at all different levels of graduate school work was, I think, of tremendous value. I would say that is on par with the practical job experience.

Sean To, Economics student, interned at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) in Fall 2015

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