IIT Patna: 15 pre final year students receive Mitacs Globalink Research Internships in Canada


Patna: 15 March 2023 :: Indian Institute of Technology Patna. The Mitex Globelink Research Internship in Canada is recognized as a leading destination for research and innovation. In this programme, graduate students from all over the world apply for research internships. This year 15 pre final (third year – BTech) year students of BTech programme to be graduated in 2024 from IIT Patna have been selected for the prestigious Mitacs Globalink research internship 2023. Mitacs Globalink internships provide students with a unique opportunity to gain valuable international research experience, develop professional skills, and build a global network.

Following are the students who have been awarded this prestigious internship:

Sai Nandan Panigrahy (Chemical and Biochemical Engineering)
Siddharth Gupta (Chemical and Biochemical Engineering)
Vani Grover (Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Anay Karnik (Computer Science and Engineering)
Palak Totala (Computer Science and Engineering)
Aditya Singh (Electrical Engineering)
Pradipti mondal (Electrical Engineering)
Rohan Choudhary (Electrical Engineering)
Sharvirala Nithish (Electrical Engineering)
Arushi Thakur (Electrical Engineering)
Farhaan Alam (Mechanical Engineering)
Chirag Bhardwaj (Metallurgical and Materials Engineering)
Devna Srivastava (Metallurgical and Materials Engineering)
Hardik Tiwari (Metallurgical and Materials Engineering)
Rohit Sinha (Metallurgical and Materials Engineering)

The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates and selected students will do a 12-week research internship between May to October 2023 under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in a variety of academic disciplines, from science, engineering and mathematics to the humanities and social sciences. The Mitacs Globalink Interns recieve a cumulative stipend ranging from 8955 CAD to 9355 CAD (CAD: Canadian Dollars).

The students selected from IIT Patna will get the opportunity to intern at the top universities of Canada namely, University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Waterloo, University of Manitoba, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Laval University, Dalhousie University, Western University among others.
Professor T. N. Singh, Director, IIT Patna congratulated all the students on this great success and termed it as a great achievement of the institute. Prof. Somanath Tripathy, Dean Administration, Dr. Asif Iqbal, Aaden Resources, Dr. Jose V. Paramabil, PIC, TNP, Mr. Kripa Shankar Singh, Training and Placement Officer and others were present on the occasion.

Mitacs Globalink internships offer several advantages to students who participate in the program:

International Experience
Professional Development
Opportunity for global Networking
Research Training
Funding: Globalink internships are fully funded, which means that students receive financial support for travel, accommodation, and living expenses.
Academic Credit
Eligible to apply for the Globalink Graduate Fellowship, wherein the students receive a scholarship for pursuing Masters in their host universities.

IIT Patna fraternity extends its heartiest congratulations to all the selected students.

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