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Overview

VITERBI (USA)

S.N.BOSE (USA)

DAAD (Germany)

CHARPAK (France)

Independent mailing

NIMS (Japan)

MITACS (Canada)

NTT DATA (company-Japan)

IAS (India)

NSF for US citizens

Viterbi-India Program

VITERBI SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

The program will provide opportunities to Indian students to


undertake a research internship at the Viterbi School of Engineering in
summer 2017 for a period of 8 weeks.

Fully funded Summer Research Internship


Stipend (3000 $)
Two way Airfare
Health Insurance

Application Requirements

Personal Details

Statement of Purpose

Two Letters of Recommendation

A Copy of Latest Transcript

A Copy of Passport

No Objection Certificate from College

APPLICATION DEADLINE 15th NOVEMBER

Internship at
Texas A&M University
May July 2016
Under the S N Bose Scholars Program 2016

S N Bose Scholars Program

A dynamic and transformative student exchange program between


premier institutions in India and the United States.

Provides for a fully funded Summer Research Internship in any University


in the US for 10 weeks

Stipend

Two way Airfare

Health Insurance

Application Process

Part

1 : Apply through your college after filling the


form and attaching the necessary documents.

Part 2 : After being provisionally shortlisted,


Search
for Professors

Part

3 : US Visa

Part 1 : Application form (Sept Oct)

Personal Details

Statement of Purpose

Two Letters of Recommendation

A Copy of Latest Gradesheet

A Copy of Passport

No Objection Certificate from College

How to write a Good SOP

Write in 1st person (I am passionate about, I really enjoyed studying this subject..)

Answer these questions:

What am I interested in? And Why?

What will I gain from this internship?

What are my future goals and how is this internship going to help?

If you have worked on a project, explain

Problem you were trying to solve

Techniques used did they work? If not, what else was done?

Outcome and what all did you learn!

Write about what type of problems you hope to work on. If you have one, mention it!

Always write the first draft yourself and then look at other SOPs to modify yours

Dont copy anybodys SOP!

Part 2 : Selecting a Professor! (Feb Mar)

Mail them to see if they are taking interns

Dont randomly mail anyone! Go to their web pages, read through their
research, see if you are interested in it!

Mail should be short six lines! Mention:

Who you are and what are you looking for? (Student in COEP looking for a
research internship opportunity)

What are your interests?

What aspect of the professors research you found interesting? (Very


Important!)

Mention you Dont Need Funding and you are being funded by IUSSTF!

Remember : Most of the Professors are busy, they may not reply! But, dont
get disheartened!

Part 3 : US Visa (Mar May)


Passport
Long

Drawn process!

University

administration sends you I20/DS2019

Fill

up two forms on US Visa website, pay the fees, book an appointment for
Interview

Interview:
Purpose

of Visit

Funding

Agency

How

long do you plan to stay?

Area

of interest and its practical applications

IUSSTF

is very helpful!

What are they looking for?

Raw

Enthusiasm

Ability

to work hard

Not

only someone with a good CGPA, but also aptitude to identify


and solve real life engineering problems Independent Thinker!

Its

okay if you havent done a project or dont have a previous


internship experience!

Suggestions to all

Get a good CGPA, make sure you fall in top 5% of your


class.

Explore different avenues to identify your area of


interest

Take electives which match your area of interest Dont


follow the herd! They matter!

Read more about various topics in your area of interest


to get a hang of what is the latest research going on!

DAAD WISE

WISE (Working Internships in Science and


Engineering)

The programme targets Indian students pursuing a degree in the


fields of science and engineering who wish to do an internship at a
German higher education institution or at a research institute.

A research internship at a public or state-recognised higher education


institution or a non-university research institute in Germany to work
with doctoral students, scientists or professors as part of on-going
research projects.

Funding

A monthly scholarship of 650 euros for undergraduate students


(the monthly

instalment will be calculated on a daily basis, i.e.

21.70 euros per day)

A lump sum travel subsidy of 550 euros.

Payments towards health, accident and personal liability


insurance covered by DAAD.

Duration

2 to 3 months in the period between May and July. Internships of


less than two

months duration cannot be supported.

Application Requirements

Aggregate marks of 85 % and above or CGPA 8.5 / 10 and above


of completed semesters at the time of application.

Acceptance cum invitation letter from a German professor


for the internship.

The applicant has to independently search for a German


professor/ guide, under
which s/he could carry out his/her
research.

At the time of application, the applicant should already be in


possession of a valid
passport.

Applicants must have Indian nationality.

German language skills are not mandatory.

Application Procedure

Online application form

Full curriculum vitae

DAAD form Certificate of Enrolment filled in by home institution as


proof of current enrolment

DAAD form No Objection Certificate filled in and stamped by home


institution

Invitation letter of German supervisor

DAAD form Approval Form by German Host filled in by German


supervisor

Recent reference from Indian university teacher which provides


information about the applicants qualifications (please find the form
in the DAAD application portal)

University degree certificates indicating final grade(s)

APPLICATION DEADLINE 1ST NOVEMBER

Charpak Research
Internship Program

Charpak

The Charpak scholarship program is run by the Embassy of France in


India.

This program is designed for all students of economics, engineering


and science background at the Bachelors or Masters levels planning
to pursue training in a French laboratory during their academic break
(May to July).

Benefits

Student visa fee waiver


Monthly stipend of 310 euros for maximum 3 months (May to
July) is provided by the Embassy. Labs in France provide a minimum
allowance of 508 euros/month to all
interns interning for more
than 8 weeks- kindly discuss the funding possibility directly
with
them while finalising your internship.

Medical insurance coverage

Affordable student housing guaranteed

Duration

The minimum duration of the internship must be 2 months and the


maximum must be 3 months during May to July 2015.

Application Requirements

No CGPA criteria.

Acceptance cum invitation letter from a French professor


for the internship.

The applicant has to independently search for a French


professor/ guide, under
which s/he could carry out his/her
research.

At the time of application, the applicant should already be in


possession of a valid
passport.

Applicants must have Indian nationality.

French language skills are not mandatory.

Application Procedure

Application Form

Full Curriculum Vitae

Scanned copy of your admission/acceptance letter from the French


higher education institution / laboratory

French language certificate if any

NOC from your Indian institution

University degree certificates indicating final grade(s)

APPLICATION DEADLINE 2ND WEEK OF MARCH


(Tentative)

Both the internship programs need an


Approval from a foreign host for the
application process.
So how to contact professors?

1.

List down the universities of your interest in France / Germany.

2.

Start making a list of professors who are currently performing


research in your fields of interest. Dont stick to one specific field of
interest.

3.

Make a list of a few professors. Perform a detailed research about the


professors research field and his recent and most cited publications.

4.

Prepare a detailed cover letter for the purpose of contacting the


shortlisted professors.

5.

Mail the professors at appropriate time. BE CAREFUL about this.

Cover Letter
What to include

Intent of the email (Include any references if applicable)

Your brief credentials (name, institute, year, branch)

Research interest in 3-4 lines

Previous research experience (name of the research institute and


project title)

Google docs link to your Resume/CV


The entire email should not exceed 12-14 lines that should be
structured in 3-4 paragraphs.

Summer Research Internship

National Institute for Materials


Science
(NIMS)

The objective of this program is to provide undergraduate and graduate


students with technical experience in the field of Materials Sciences

About 100 Students from all over the world are selected in a year

No CGPA barrier!

How to apply

Only a NIMS researcher (your guide) can apply for this program.

website:

nims.go.jp/eng/

Search for research groups of your interest

Search for the group leaders profile

NIMS SAMURAI- Researcher database

Documents needed
Send following to your guide
1.

Application form of NIMS internship program


.

Personal particulars

SOP

Current research

2.

CV

3.

Student enrollment form

4.

Official academic transcript

Funding and living allowance


2560 Yens per day

Accommodation
JST Ninomiya house or
JST Takezono house

Duration
The maximum duration of the internship is 90 days

Check the NIMS website for deadlines!!

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship

How to apply
www.mitacs.ca
Type of Internship: GLOBALINK.

Requirements

Have a minimum of one semester and a maximum of three semesters remaining in their
program as of September 2017.

Minimum CGPA of 8/10

Be available to complete a 12-week internship, arriving in Canada between May 1 and June
30, 2017, and returning to their country of study between July 31 and September 30, 2017.

Possess a valid passport from their home country that is valid until at least January 2018.

When applying, students must select between three and seven projects from at least three
Canadian provinces.

Documents Required

An official transcript from the home university, in English.

At least one letter of reference from a professor or research supervisor

A CV detailing research experience

Mitacs, in coordination with funding partners, oversee the


following:
Flight

and student visa reimbursement

Accommodation
Medical

insurance for the duration of the internship

Selection

of a Globalink Mentor to assist with tasks including picking up students from the airport,
escorting them to their residences, introducing them to their supervising professors, organizing
social events, and acting as an emergency contact, etc.

Professional
Industry

leaders

skills workshops

events, such as meetings with professors, government representatives, and business

Deadline for Mitacs Globalink application


submission is
September 20, 2016
4 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time

NTT
DATA

NAME

UNIVERSITY/PROGRAM

CONTACT NUMBER

EMAIL ADDRESS

Indrayani Kadu

University of Caen,
France

7875208620

ik7189@gmail.com

Reshul Dani

Viterbi, University of
Southern California

9130281895

reshul.dani@gmail.com

Shreeraj Joshi

NIMS, Tsukuba, Japan

9869745648

niranjan1009.joshi@gmail.
com

Apurva Patil

S.N.Bose, Texas A & M


University

7875220909

apurvapatil871@gmail.com

Jay Lohokare

NTT DATA Tokyo, Japan

7710025773

Yash Upadhyay

NTT DATA Tokyo, Japan

7276495952

Shivangi Jain

MITACS, Canada

7875125034

jaylohokare@gmail.com
yash.1995.2006@gmail.com