EBA Internship 2018 with Weathernews Inc.

EBA Internship Program aims at matching top performing students with cutting-edge companies for JOB OPPORTUNITY.

NOW!!! EBA is calling for participation to Internship Program with Weathernews Inc. (WNI), the world’s largest private weather company.

0. BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES

Weathernews provides the service for the weather risk of the customers. Before starting the service, we make a research of the weather risk, understand the situation when weather risk happens in customers and create the content to avoid the weather risk. In this work, creating new content is one of the purposes of this program.

More important, this internship links to full-time job opportunity with Weathernews Inc. at Global Center in Chiba, Japan.

1. INTERNSHIP PROCESS

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VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP

ONSITE INTERNSHIP

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A practical learning opportunity that students complete tasks assigned by company supervisors and interact via online communication (videoconference, e-mail). A hands-on experience in real international work environment where students have opportunity to present their internship outcome to the top management of company.

2. BRIEF INFO & TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

*Information of other companies will be updated later on.

Weathernews Inc. 
Field of Internship

 

  • Main fields: Weather forecast related solutions
    • Web app development
    • Distributed database
    • Smartphone application development (Android or iOS)
  • Other possible fields
    • Data analysis and visualization for Energy, Retail (POS Data), Agriculture industry
    • AI (Artificial Intelligence)
Company’s website Weathernews
Deadline of Application
and logical communication test 
2018/02/15  2018/02/28 (23:59 UTC+9)
Available positions 
  • 15-20 virtual interns (2-3 interns/team)
  • up to 8 onsite interns (selected from virtual interns)
Requirements & Preferred skills
  • General skills used in Weathernews: Ruby, Python, Perl, C, C++, HTML5, CSS3, Objective C, Java, JavaScript, UNIX platform, FreeBSD, Creativity
    • Students who have at least two of these skills are preferable.
Virtual internship* 2018/03-05 [3-4 weeks]
Onsite internship in Japan* 2018/07~09 [3 weeks]

Notes:

  • *  = Exact schedule to be confirmed with companies and selected students
  • Main language used in this internship: ENGLISH

3. ELIGIBILITY

  • Students from partnering universities of  EBA Consortium and SOI Asia Project
  • Students who are expecting to graduate before 31 March 2019 or
    could work in Japan from April 2019 or latest September 2019.
  • Interested in full-time job opportunity in Japan after graduation.

4. HOW TO APPLY

  • Fill application form>> click here
  • Required documents
    • Resume
    • Copy of transcript
    • Copy of English Proficiency test score (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC or others) (If any)
    • PDF version of Recommendation letter from faculty members or employers (Form: goo.gl/KY1Z1x)
    • Photo (.jpg or any format)
  • Take logical communication test
    (URL for the test will be sent to those who submit application form and all required documents.)
    Please take the test before the application deadline.

5. FINANCIAL SUPPORTS

  • Two-way air ticket, accommodation, and travel insurance (only for official EBA activities) will be provided to successful internship candidates.
  • Other excluded expenses: 200-250 USD (weekly)
    • Daily meals and local transportation
    • Social and entertainment
    • Visa fee & Visa processing fee

Any questions, please contact eba-internship-group[at]keio.jp

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