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UC Davis – India Research Internship Program 2019

December 4, 2018 - 12:42
UC Davis – India Research Internship Program 2019

The University of California, Davis is one of the ten campuses of the University of California, which is considered the premier public university system in the world. UC Davis is a Tier One research university and is considered a leader in interdisciplinary research and study.

The University of California, Davis is the most comprehensive of the ten UC campuses with 4 colleges, 5 professional schools, and over 100 academic programs.

The UC Davis India Research Internship Program offers the best advanced undergraduate students from leading universities in India the opportunity to gain valuable research experience in science and engineering at the University of California, Davis. Students live in the college town of Davis for approximately ten weeks


  • Gain introductory research experience in state-of-the-art laboratories under the mentorship of leading faculty members at the University of California, Davis, such as learning about planning and managing experiments, conducting independent experiments, analyzing data, and summarizing research results
  • Develop a competitive edge in application for Master’s and Ph.D programs in UC Davis by developing relationships with faculty mentors, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students
  • Learn about the diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds of researchers at UC Davis

Selection Criteria:

  • For seventh semester CSE students only
  • Strong interest in pursuing a doctoral degree
  • Excellent academic credentials (a minimum B grade point average or the equivalent of a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale) and demonstrated interest in the relevant research fields
  • High ranking and recommendation from the home university
  • Strong communication skills

Duration – Ten weeks, from April 1 – June 13, 2019

Program Fees & Estimated Living Expenses (Per Student)

  • Training/Research Expenses $1,250
  • Immigration Advising $725
  • Insurance Expenses $440
  • Total $2,440

Summary of Estimated Living & Travel Expenses

  • Airfare $1,000
  • Housing & Meals $2,200 (Varies by Housing Option)
  • Local Transportation (University and local public buses are included in student registration fee. A bicycle is a worthwhile expenditure).
  • Personal Expenses $500
  • Total Estimated Expenses $3,700

Areas of Research

Please fill out the form for consideration

For further questions / to confirm your interest, please send resume to:

Sujatha / Reshmi / Anandi
AMRITA Center for International Programs (ACIP)
0476 – 280 4160
(Please use subject title: UC DAVIS – IRIP 2019)

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