NIMS is Japan’s sole national research institute specialized in materials science. They have created a number of materials that made a global impact. The institute’s mission is to pave the way for a better future for humankind by solving issues in environment, energy, medicine, and infrastructure, focusing on advanced research and development of innovative materials including metals, ceramics, polymers and optical materials. NIMS promotes the shared use of our world’s leading research equipment and facilities with other institutes and accepts a number of researchers and students from all over the world to train researchers and engineers who can be internationally competitive. As part of it, they provide NIMS Internship program and accept students enrolled in university and graduate school as interns. The participants can take part in the leading edge research studies at NIMS. For the outstanding students financial support will be provided. If you would like to use the world’s leading research equipment and facilities, take part in the cutting-edge research projects and meaningful interactions with researchers from all over the world, this might be the internship for you.