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【募集終了】U21 Sustainable Micro-internship

Universitas 21(U21)は、世界を代表する27の研究大学から構成される国際大学コンソーシアムとして、1997年に設立されました。本学は今日、本邦唯一の加盟大学としてU21の様々な活動に参画しています。

Universitas 21 (U21) is an international network of 27 leading research-intensive universities founded in 1997. Waseda University has been a member of Universitas21 Network from Japan and contributing a various U21 activity.

1. コース概要/ Overview of course

U21 isofferinga free online, international internshipopportunity for students around the world in December 2021 and January 2022. 

U21 Sustainable Micro-internships allow you to work with your fellow students from across the globe, sharing knowledge and expertise whilst immersing yourself in a commercial organisation. Not only will you form quick partnerships with sustainability-minded students around the world, but youll also challenge your abilities, whilst developing key skills enabling you to thrive in the modern workplace.

This exclusive opportunity is only available to students at U21 member universities and is open to studentsof all disciplines.

Throughout the programme participantswill engage with and learn from students across the globe spanning 18 countries and 19 timezones.

Find out more about the U21 Sustainable Micro-internships Programme 

As a result of the programme, you will develop: 

  • Agility – your ability to adapt to new environments, to grasp topics outside of your academic specialism and work with difference. 
  • International Collaboration – first-hand experience of working across different timezones, languages and cultures, bringing together global knowledge to deliver results for an employer. 
  • Influence – your ability to build trust and solve complex problems quickly.
  • Presentation Skills – your ability to clear convey complex information to your stakeholders. 
  • Teamwork -your ability to work with a new and globally diverse team to deliver a solution. 

Successful completion of the programme and all activities will earn you the Leading Change micro-credential which you can display on your LinkedIn profile, demonstrating that you have developed the skills to tackle complex global issues and stand up as a leader.

We hope that you will want to join up for this free programme. Please note that there isa limited number of spaces per member university and U21 will operate a waiting list once all allocated spaces are filled.Applications close on the 25 November, 5pm (GMT). 

2. コース期間/Course dates

Over the two-week programme you will be presented with an ongoing sustainability challenge from your host employer and work in groups to innovate a solution and how to communicate this with senior stakeholders. The internships involve 2 x 2.5 hour live online sessions at the start and end of the 2 week program, with the rest of the project work undertaken flexibly, online around your other commitments.

3. 申込期限/Application dates

Direct applications to U21 via Application form below by 25 November 2021, 5pm (GMT) /26 November 2 am(JST) 

Application form:

4. コース費用/Cost

No cost to students, U21 are covering the full cost of this opportunity.

5. 定員/Spaces available

30 spaces at Waseda University. 

6. 申請資格/Eligibility

・ Any regular undergraduate and postgraduate students 

・ All applicants must be over the age of 18 at the time of the course start date.

7. 語学要件/Language Requirements
Ability to read, write, speak and listen English is a must

8. 備考/Notes

Please note that classes of the fall semester at Waseda University are given a priority. This is a non-credit program and not a Waseda regular course. Therefore, you are expected to coordinate your time schedule when you join this program.

9. 問い合わせ/Inquiry

If you have any queries about the application process, please email mailto:[email protected] (English Only)

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