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Questions tagged [internship]

A student or trainee who works, sometimes without pay, in order to gain work experience or satisfy requirements for a qualification.

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Is it okay to apply to more than one professors for internship at the same time?

I am a math undergraduate in my second year. I was thinking of applying to internship but I am confused about this. 1. Is it okay to apply to more than one professors at the same time? If so if I get ...
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What does 'open position for bachelor project' actually mean?

I am third-year bachelor student currently seeking a research internship in Germany and I encounter many group websites that say something like: “We have positions for bachelor projects.” I am ...
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whether to send a follow-up email asking for research internship

I send a email to inquire about a research internship 3 weeks ago to a professor leading a research group(they clearly state that they have on their web-page) and I like the research group's research ...
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How to approach a professor giving a presentation to work with him?

I am a master's student in Applied Math with two undergraduate degrees in physics and math. There is a professor who is coming to my university to give a talk on his research, and I read his abstract ...
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Is it recommended to email a professor at other institution to work with him over the summer

I am currently an undergraduate in mathematics and physics and graduate student in applied mathematics in the US. I am looking for a research position/internship for the summer (somewhere other than ...
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If a professor says he will not fund my internship as it will be my first visit, how can I convince him politely?

I contacted a professor in a foreign university for a possible research internship in his lab. He is willing to accept me as an intern, but has stated that since he barely knows me and it is the first ...
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As a freshman BME interested in graduate school and academia, where do I begin?

I'm a current freshman biomedical engineering major going into my second semester, and am interested in graduate school and possibly a career in research (however, not a set decision, and could change)...
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Graduate Internship - Collaborating with other divisions

I managed to get a 4 month internship (during my PhD) in one of the major US national labs. I'm really enthusiast of this experience and I would like to get the most out of it, both in terms of ...
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best words to respond to a request for cv after graduation [duplicate]

Last summer I did an internship in an industry for 9 weeks. It was a great experience and my supervisor was a very formal and professional lady. On my last day, she asked about my graduation date and ...
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How can a student benefit most from an internship? [closed]

I am planning to apply for an internship in near future. My background is electrical and I did 2 classification projects based on ConvNet previously. The internship mentioned that they need a data ...
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Finding a research internship with little prior experience

I am a second year physics major student and I know for sure that I want to stay in academia and become a scientist, so I have started to search for research internships(abroad) and do research with ...
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Contributing to the cause of biology (beyond research)

I've been studying microbiology for a while (undergrad sophomore). I've been finding something to do other than my regular academic work and projects. Someone told me that Nature allows freelancers to ...
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How to further follow up after contacting project supervisor twice?

I am applying for a foreign research internship/ scholarship that requires the applicants to first approach their potential adviser over email. I had sent my first email around the end of August and ...
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How can I quit an internship before the agreed upon end date without burning bridges?

I'm a recent college graduate, and I'm currently four months into a research internship. My original plan was to take a year off before applying to graduate school (in physics) and use this internship ...
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Can I apply to international internship 3 month early?

I am a 2nd year masters student here in Morocco. To get my diploma I have to enroll in a 6 months internship from January to the end of June. I found in the website of a well known company which is ...
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How much time do MS/PhD computer science students spend in internships, and when do they do internships during the year?

Is there any research/study/survey that tried to quantify: How much time do MS/PhD computer science students spend in internships? When do MS/PhD computer science students do internship during the ...
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Does an industrial internship instead of a research internship hurt my chances at scholarships for masters?

Will engineering schools at universities like UPenn, CalTech etc. reject my application if I have industrial internships that involve techno-management profiles rather than just research internships ...
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Is not being paid in an internship common in academia?

I'm a to-be third year Phyiscs and Mathematics student, and in the beginning of this summer, I was invited to do internship at the lab of one of the professors in the Physics department by that ...
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Is it possible to get accepted in RISS CMU with low CGPA? [closed]

I'm a student in Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India and am starting my 3rd year. My GPA is as low as 5.5/10 and I don't expect it to improve much by the end of 3rd year. ...
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Quitting undergraduate research internship

I am an undergraduate in theoretical chemistry, and I am currently having a summer research internship at one of the top institutions in the world. I was dreaming about this experience for a long time,...
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I have an opportunity to do internship at the cost of a gap in my academic year. Should I accept it? [closed]

I have just completed my B.Sc in Physics and I have a unique opportunity to do internship in my field of interest for more than 6 months. If I choose it, I may not be ble to start with my Masters' ...
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What is the norm in PhD internships in terms of their duration, tasks, and location.

Context: I am on my third year doing a PhD in Engineering in a North American University. The norm in my institution is that a PhD is 5-6 years long. I was funded through the past period of time ...
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How to cite oneself as co-author without all names, for resume or presentation?

My questions regards the format of citation. For the context: I am a student, presenting my work (with slides) and referring to the publications in which I am co-author (never in the first three ...
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Switching to host university during master’s after research internship project?

I am currently a top master’s student at one of the Middle Eastern universities and due to lack of research facilities in my country, I am going to Japan to join a research project this summer for ...
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Ask about my undergraduate research internship

I’m planning to apply for an internship. There is a professor who represents the school who asked me to submit some necessary documents. He wanted me write a detailed paper about the project I am ...
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What should physics majors work on during semester breaks? [closed]

First and second year students are unlikely to get selected for major internships (right?). Given this, what can students do after freshman and sophomore years that will be useful later on. I thought ...
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Is it better to have an intership during PhD when I already have 3.6 years inderstry experience? [closed]

I am a PhD student in Australia in robotics and computer vision area. Before I started PhD, I had worked in a robotics related industry for about 3.5 years as a researcher position. Now, I am ...
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Getting stuck with grunt work in first year undergraduate research internships [closed]

I am a 1st year undergraduate student in a life sciences program in Canada. I have recently joined a lab and I feel very out of place. The lab does biochemistry and I am more interested in physiology. ...
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How much say does an associate professor have in accepting a foreign intern into his lab?

Let's say the professor had a lecture abroad and met a very keen and promising student there. He agreed on giving him a position as a student intern in his research at a university laboratory. It is ...
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Would you recommend internship, or more courses, for preparing for a PhD in Applied Math? [closed]

For a math student, does an industrial internship, where you use the applications of the mathematics you learned in courses, give a better preparation for a PhD in Applied Math, or taking more ...
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Should I choose industry internship or research assistant job at the lab? [closed]

Currently, I'm a CS master student and I want to apply for a PhD program in the coming Fall. I'm interested in the system research (i.e., distributed system). Right now, I have two opportunities ...
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Switching research areas & PI expectations

I'm an undergraduate, 3/5 years. I've worked in the same basic-genetics lab for three years now (mostly part time, 6 months of full-time). I'm hoping to apply for MD/PhD programs doing computational ...
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Summer Internship - A very well-known Professor [closed]

I want to send an e-mail to a very well-known professor in the field of my interest. I have read most of his papers and I am 90% sure that I like to work under his supervision at least for some months....
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Asking for recommendation letter before beginning internship

I will be going for my undergraduate thesis under a professor (at a different institute than my home university) in May 2018. I will work with him from May - December 2018. I plan to apply to graduate ...
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How can I politely request that an authority figure respected protocol?

I am in a postgraduate program, part of which is to do an internship at an organization or school recommended by the program, mostly by observing a class or by shadowing a professor at his job. ...
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Not including student who contributed very little as coauthor of paper

I am a researcher in condensed-matter physics, and I recently started a research project with another professor, for which I hired a student for a six-month undergraduate internship. The student was ...
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Should I add past full time experience for internship

I am an international student in Canada. Currently, I am pursuing Master's in Computer Science from a well reputed University and I am incline to apply for summer internships. Before coming to Canada, ...
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Statement of research interest as an early Master's student

I need to write a statement of research interest for internships in applied mathematics and computational science that I am applying for this summer. Having just finished my first semester of ...
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Should TA work be listed in a CV for an internship in the industry?

Personally, I didn't teach but helped the professor conduct a laboratory course throughout the semester. It was also not a paid work but I volunteered. Should something like this be omitted from an ...
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What to do if Professor offers an internship position

I had been offered a position to work as a intern in one of my professor's lab. He had asked me if I would be interested. But the position was not confirmed. How do I ask him about the confirmation? ...
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Is it ethical to for a commercial organisation to get student interns to download journal articles using student's university access?

I'm currently interning for a small R&D company. The boss is notoriously tight fisted and prone to cutting corners to save any amount of money he can. In the past, he has attempted to use my ...
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How much programming experience is needed before contacting a college professor for research/internship?

I'm currently a sophomore in high school looking to work with a college professor in the near future. I'm interested in the computer science field, and I was wondering how much programming I should ...
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Should I submit one strong recommendation letter or one strong letter and one weaker letter?

I'm a third year undergraduate engineering student in India. I am applying for a research program at a foreign university which will start at the end of my third year. This internship program ...
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What does “Remuneration: Expenses” mean in an internship description?

While reading an internship description it mentions Remuneration:Expenses with 3 months duration. What is the interpretation of this? Does it mean if I get accepted I won't get paid? In general, is it ...
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No proper reply from professor after acceptance

I had applied for an academic internship after my undergraduate studies. The professor has accepted me for the internship. But since then he has not properly replied to my emails. I need his letter ...
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How does a highschool student intern under a professor?

I have read that interning under a professor can not only help you gain a better understanding of a subject but also it can look good on your college resume. I was wondering how I could possibly do ...
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Long-distance collaboration as Master student

I am about to start a Master's degree in Computational Biology. My future goal is to do a Ph.D. in Europe in the field of Computational Biomedicine. I have already completed the first year of another ...
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Should I call professors on their office phone for inquiring about research internship opportunities?

There are many established university research internship program, which ask to get an acceptance from a faculty to apply for the internship. I tried mailing them, but none of them responded. Should I ...
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Does Mathematics research in proven problems have any importance?

This is my first post in this community, please excuse me if this kind of post is inappropriate. I completed my second year of my Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics (where I study, all Bachelor's ...
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Approaching a company unsolicited for internship opportunities as an academic

It's already been discussed on here how to find internships/temporary research opportunities at universities and also when exactly to do an an internship at a company during one's PhD, but there doesn'...