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Research Internship at University of Melbourne

Research Internship at University of Melbourne


The University of Melbourne – IITM Research Training Program

 

Up to 2 students from IITM will be selected to participate in the ten (10) week program at University of Melbourne from May to July 2017.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants should have:

  1. Completed at least 2 years of undergraduate studies in the fields of Engineering/Software Engineering; and
  2. Satisfied the minimum academic standard at the Host Institution.

 

Application Procedure:

Interested students have to submit scanned copy of:

  1. Detailed personal statement stating their research interests
  2. Curriculum Vitae (kindly include the email id and phone number you frequently use)
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. One letter of recommendation by an academic supervisor at IITM

 

All the above mentioned documents have to be sent to oir4.iitm@gmail.com and/or oir4@wmail.iitm.ac.in on or before March 16 2017.

 

The host institution will

  1. pay a one-time award to each approved student. The date and method of dispersal can be reviewed annually by mutual written agreement prior to the commencement of the program.
  2. At Melbourne, the award will cover (a) accommodation including means with a stipend of $AUD75 per week to cover other expenses, and (b) If accommodation with meals cannot be arranged, Melbourne will cover accommodation and a stipend allowance of $AUD 200 per week.

 

Responsibilities of Students

Visa requirements and travel arrangements

Students must

  1. Obtain and comply with the appropriate visa for the host country
  2. Obtain health insurance coverage that meets the requirements of the host institution or as a condition of obtaining the appropriate visa
  3. Obtain comprehensive travel insurance for the entire program period, that is until the student returns to his/her home country.

 

Fees & Expenses

Students are responsible for

  1. Travel and transportation expenses
  2. Passport and visa costs
  3. Health insurance and/or comprehensive travel insurance
  4. Clothing & personal needs, exceptive protective clothing as required under their project conditions
  5. All other debts incurred during the program period.

 

Research Project

Upon confirmation of a successful application, the student will:

  1. Make contact with the host institution coordinator and identified mentor to confirm their participation in the program and define and develop their roles within the projects.
  2. Submit a written project plan to the academic supervisor and Home Institution coordinator within 7 days of commencement of the program.
  3. Throughout the project period, comply with all rules, regulations, statutes, policies of Host institution
  4. Upon conclusion of the research project, deliver an oral presentation of their research findings at the host institution and submit a written technical report to the Home and Host Institution within 30 days of completion of the program.