2021 MOST Global Talent Internship Program

In present day, the environment is racing towards the tipping point where we would have done permanent damage to the planet earth. The year 2020 has brought unforeseen challenges to the earth, which placed our entire world at halt, and is still awaiting recovery. However, it is also the year that has also brought massive technological advancements, specifically in the areas of Green Technology (Sustainability) and Biotechnology (Smart Healthcare). Taiwan has and continues to work tirelessly to find solutions for climate problems. On the other hand, Taiwan has done an exceptional job in minimizing the impacts of the pandemic in the country. With that said, for the 2021 GTI program focus on the topics of Green Technology (Sustainability) and Biotechnology (Smart Healthcare). We hope that by sharing our pioneering technology achievements with aspiring talents could bring out more ideas to inspire the next generation of tech leaders, and for them to work together for a more efficient and sustainable future.

TOPIC OF THE YEAR

Green Technology (Sustainability) & Biotechnology (Smart Healthcare)

DURATION

28 June – 25 August, 2021

FOUR HIGHLIGHTS

01 – LAB/CORPORATE INTERNSHIPS

To build professional networks and engage in multidisciplinary research, participants will be assigned to different leading universities, national research labs in Taiwan. Aside from academic research, participants will have the option to intern in selected partner corporations to gain practical experience in the professional work environment.Through peer-to-peer learning, participants will receive guidance and career-related advice from experienced professionals, and have the opportunity to work with local students as well as fellow program participants. Our program mentorship allows them to enhance professional skill sets to pursue their successful career path.

02 – FEATURED SPEECHESby distinguished scholars and experts

To prepare participants with comprehensive background knowledge of the focus topics, the program offers introductory lectures by distinguished scholars and experts from Green Technology and Biotechnology fields.

03- CORPORATE VISITSpractical learning & professional experiences
Exclusive visits to some of Taiwan’s prominent corporations offer participants a special insight to Taiwan’s innovative industries. Through face-to-face conversation with outstanding entrepreneurs and scientists, this insider experience will help bring the theoretical training into practical learning for the participants.
04-LANGUAGE & CULTURAL EXPERIENCES Embrace the beauty of Taiwan

To help our participants fully embrace the local culture and explore the beauty of Taiwan, special Mandarin courses on basic conversations and a wide range of cultural activities will be arranged.

FEES

  • The program tuition fee will be provided by MOST GASE.
  • Participants are responsible for airfares, visas, meals, local transportation, personal insurance and other personal expenses.
  • Regarding the accommodation fee:
    • Accommodation during 28th June – 4th July (6 nights) and 23th -25th August (2 nights) will be provided by MOST GASE.
    • Accommodation during 4th July – 23th August will be paid by the subsidy you received from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (R.O.C.) for the amount of NT$43,750 (approx. US$1,500) before tax (18%).**Please note that the accommodation fee may vary from the choice of accommodation in different cities.

APPLICATION PERIOD

21 December 2020 – 26 March 2021

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

    • Preference is given to applicants with the following qualifications:
      • Students currently enrolled in graduate school (Master and PhD students)
      • University students (third year or above) with research experience
    • Passport holders of People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, or Macau (including dual citizenship) are NOT eligible to apply.
    • Current degree seeking students, exchange and visiting students in Taiwanese educational institutions are NOT eligible to apply.
    • People who have household registration(戶籍) in Taiwan (Republic of China) are NOT eligible to apply.

**Language Proficiency: We recommend you to at least have an English proficiency level of CEFR B2 level (equivalent to IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL iBT 72) in order to communicate smoothly with your supervisor.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

The following materials are required for application:

  1. Online Application Form
  2. Statement of Purpose (max. 700 words)
  3. Curriculum Vitae in PDF format
  4. Research Proposal (max. 700 words)
  5. Letter of Recommendation in PDF format
  6. Proof of Enrollment in PDF format
  7. Official Transcripts (IN ENGLISH) in PDF format
  8. Copy of Passport (Bio-page)
  9. Head-shot Photo (360×480 pixel) in JPG format
  10. Other Supplementary Documents (Optional)

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