The 2018 application deadlines have passed; please check back in November for our summer 2019 offerings. The deadline for Summer 2019 programs will be in February 2019.
Chiyoda Rubber Company and two affiliated factories owned by the Takato Company are located in Central Tokyo. Foam has established a secure status as a basic material for modern industry due to its characteristics and various functions. Since introducing polyurethane foam in 1954, Chiyoda Rubber has continuously striven to develop new products and technologies as a pioneer in the field.
Chiyoda Rubber Company also offers many products and technologies making full use of the characteristics of rubber. They create value through offering new products, making use of their material development, product development, and process expertise, in the automotive, information technology, housing, construction, and infrastructure fields.
Job Description and Responsibilities
Tentative Program Dates: Thursday, May 31 through Monday, July 16, 2018
Tentative Work Dates: Monday, June 4 through Friday, July 13, 2018
Work Hours: 8 hours per day, 5 days per week
(Possible weekend excursions to cultural sites.)
Chiyoda Rubber Company is located in the Chiyoda Ward in Central Tokyo, one station away from Tokyo Station. Depending on dormitory location, students could have a commute upwards of 90 minutes each way. If the visit to Chalet Takato is finalized, housing will be available at the lodge.
Students will be housed in single rooms in a dormitory in Tokyo. The dormitory has a kitchen where students can prepare meals and Wi-Fi in common areas.
Interns will receive up to 6 credits. (Credit available from Asian Studies or Leeds School of Business; subject to requirements of the student’s major and/or College. Other options may be available.)