7 IIIT Naya Raipur students selected for 12-week Canadian internship
During the internship, all seven students will work on seven different research topics in their respective universities. The internship duration will be 12 weeks, which will start from May 2022.
Seven BTech final-year students of International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Naya Raipur have been selected for summer internship in Canadian universities through Mitacs. Mitacs is a non-profit national research organisation that, in partnerships with Canadian academia, private industry, and government, operates research and training programmes in fields related to industrial and social innovation.
Of the seven students, Sparsh Agrawal has been selected in University of Toronto, Gaurav Mundadain, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops; Tushar Agrawal in the University of Calgary, Calgary; Aakash Agrawal in York University, Toronto; Sakshi Kumari in Ryerson University, Toronto; Prathistith Raj Medi in the University of Calgary, Alberta, and Ritik Bompliwar in Dalhousie University. The students were chosen through a rigorous international selection process that ran for several months.
During the internship, all seven students will work on seven different research topics in their respective universities. The internship duration will be 12 weeks, which will start from May 2022. Mitacs offers internships through its global link to several final-year undergraduate students from various countries such as India, Brazil, China, Australia, the US, etc. It selects about 1,200 students globally every year for the internship programme.
Pradeep Kumar Sinha, Director, IIIT Naya Raipur, congratulated the students on their selection and wished them luck in their future endeavours. He said the students would use this opportunity to work with foreign researchers. The experience would prove as milestones in their future research.
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