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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 appropriate to “cite” random conversations as the inspiration for a research direction?

In my research internship report, I'm mentioning a successful deep learning experiment. I performed it because another researcher told me it gave them good results for a similar problem. I need to ...
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Evaluating Internships

I'm an undergrad student and am confused as to how I would approach evaluating internships. In places like CS, it's easy to know that Google, Facebook, etc would be good places to intern. In other ...
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Finding a self-funded research internship for summer (international student) - any strategies?

I have read several questions for this topic, and haven't found one which is comprehensive enough for me and has all this factors that are unique to my case. I have won a special grant from an ...
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How should I include internship supervisor in my CV?

I am currently doing an unpaid summer internship at a Lab of particle physics and I want to apply for a paid internship to start in september. As I want to include this internship I'm currently doing ...
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Should I discuss with professor before joining research internship? [closed]

Hypothetically: a MS student, and have an offer for an internship related to what I've been academically working on. I know some information on the current projects of the people that work in the same ...
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Is it ethical / legal for a PhD student to advertise that he is awarding PhD degrees to other students that pay him 200 USD/month? [closed]

My question is based on the example of a startup. I have come across a "company" which claims to be providing services in Quantum Computing. However, various features of this company sound ...
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Can a graduate student on a university stipend work a remote internship concurrently?

Due to the current public health situation, my graduate studies and research work have moved entirely online. I was offered a remote full-time internship for summer. Both being online, I am able to ...
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Is doing a research internship during MSc. studies worth exceeding the standard period of study?

Is doing a 3-6 months research internship during MSc. studies worth exceeding the standard period of study? I am in my 3rd semester for my (course and thesis based) CS MSc. degree. The standard ...
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Working unofficially and unpaid after internship got cancelled, should one give full commitment if not intending to continue as a researcher?

I am an undergraduate student who has signed up for a 4 months internship at a Canadian university with the Mitacs global intern program. The initial deal was to travel to the Canadian university ...
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French M2 research internship as a UK MSc student? [closed]

I'm planning on starting a UK MSc degree in September, but keen to get some research experience abroad. I'm wondering if anyone knows if French universities/research labs would be accepting of a ...
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Do I have to acknowledge the company where I started a project when I later publish related research in college?

I completed an internship at a company. During the internship I worked on a generic and publically well-known problem statement and delivered its solution to the company. After the internship, I ...
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Should I apply for a research Internship if I'm not in touch with the subject matter?

So, I'm doing my undergrad in physics in India. I want to apply for research internships, but when I read professors' CV's and stuff they are doing reasearch on currently, I don't understand anything, ...
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Is it too late to ask the faculty for a summer research internship position?

I am wondering if it's too late to ask the faculty about the availability of a summer research internship position? When would be the best time for this? More information as requested: I am looking ...
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How to apply for research internship being a recent graduate?

I'm in my senior year of undergraduate studies and want to pursue and MS soon after. During my course, I had an offer for a semester abroad which I had to decline due to personal reasons, but my drive ...
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How do I salvage a 1-week old research internship offer, if possible?

I'm a pre-university individual. About a week ago I cold-emailed university professors inquiring about interning at their biology research labs. A professor replied on the same day expressing ...
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Late followup for Internship Opportunity

About a week and a half ago I received an email from a mentor with whom I'd previously inquired about internship opportunities, informing me of possible projects I could join. I accidentally let it ...
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What should I reply to professor so that he will be convinced to provide me fund for international internship?

Professor replied me this:"To start with the practicalities, do you have funding to support a trip to the UK, or would you need financial support?"
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My internship is going to sponsor my bachelor's thesis (which will require more hours in the office). Should I ask for more money?

I have worked for the past year as an intern in a company that is partly based in my university. I have been receiving a scholarship for my work. We agreed on how much time I was going to spend at ...
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Is it acceptable to write a report for one university mentioning unpublished research done in another?

Last year I got in touch with a professor by email. I was somewhat familiar with their topic, and very enthusiastic about working with them. I had a very positive exchange with them and did a call, ...
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Changing research topic

I am a Master's student doing a research internship. I do not have to defend the results of my research at the end of the internship; however, I would ideally get a publication out of this. I am ...
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Can a professor do an internship?

Can a professor (let's say a math professor) do something like an internship at a tech company during the summer as a way to keep their industry skills sharp / relevant? Does anyone ever do this? ...
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Work History / Professional Experience Section of US Grad School Application - Listing Research Internships

I'm applying to biomedical sciences Ph.D. programs, and the applications typically allow me to type in my "Work History / Professional Experience." I know that undergraduate research would not fall ...
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Waiting with a lot of uncertainty [closed]

I have to choose between industry and academia (1 year left). I think the success of below two points according to me is a minimum qualification to get accepted for PhD. But I am afraid of total ...
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Options for research opportunity

BACKGROUND I am working as a faculty member in the CS department of engineering university of a South Asian country for the last couple of years. I have done my masters from another  Asian country. ...
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I did not earn my Master's degree. Do I mention it in my Ph.D. program and onwards and on my CV?

I started my terminal Master’s degree program in Fall 2017. My plan was to graduate Spring 2019, and if successful, enter a Ph.D. program Fall 2019. My Master’s program is a more general program and ...
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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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Possible internship topics for a second year undergraduate student interested in astrophysics [closed]

My question is about a specific field. I am currently studying as a second year undergraduate in BSc program and I am genuinely curious about the field of theoretical astrophysics. I accept, at this ...
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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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How to send a reminder to a US prof who has accepted my internship offer but didnt reply to my follow-up mail

I am a PhD student and I wrote a mail to an US prof for an internship offer, which will be completely funded by my parent institute (fellowship available) and hence the host US prof does not need to ...
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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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Data analysis internship not going well because of lack of programming background

I started my internship with a biological data analysis institute yesterday (i.e. have spent two full working days there), and I am very concerned that I am expected to have programming skills that I ...
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How to mail a professor informing that I am interested working at different place

I have asked a professor for summer reading project(he agreed). Later, I was also selected for summer internship programme a top institute in the country, how do I tell the professor that I don’t do ...
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I've been rejected from every research program/professor I've applied to for summer. What do I do?

I'm a sophomore biology major. I'd like to be in a research lab, but am willing to do anything related to my major: interning for environmental consulting, working for the state epa, etc. The issue is ...
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Extension of international internship in France

I am an undergraduate student from India and I was offered a year long research internship in France for my undergraduate thesis. However, since the French government does not allow for internships ...
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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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Would it be impolite to ask the time of selection decision, although the information is available online?

I applied for summer internship(BSc level) in applied math in one of the North European countries a month ago. I would consider myself as a good applicant but I suspect that they accept very few ...
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How to determine academic level? [closed]

I have to complete a form for my internship. A question on the form reads "On the first day of the above mentioned student’s employment, his/her academic level will be:___________". Suggested answers ...
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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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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 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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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 ...