Introduction to the RIPS Summer Internship 2024
The applications for the RIPS Summer Internship 2024 are now open. The Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) program is a fully-funded internship opportunity that runs
for nine weeks in the United States. This program is specifically designed for international undergraduate students and recent graduates who are not U.S. citizens.
Participating students will have the opportunity to work collaboratively in teams on real-world research projects. The RIPS program offers a unique and exceptional opportunity for talented students from all over the world to gain hands-on experience in research while working on real-world projects. Through this program, students can expect to gain valuable skills and knowledge that will help them in their future careers.
The location of the internship is Los Angeles, California, 90095, United States. The RIPS-LA internship runs from June 24 to August 23, 2024. Each student team will be assigned a mentor. Interns will research the problem and present the results, both orally and in writing, at the end of the program. All the expenses will be covered. The subjects that will be covered during the internship include computer science, statistics, and mathematics. The mentors will provide guidance and advice to the students throughout the program. The interns will also be encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities and develop their skills. Finally, the interns will be given a certificate of completion at the end of the program.
Benefits of the RIPS Summer Internship in USA 2024
- Stipend of $4,200
- Travel allowance
- Housing and meals on campus
- Site visit with sponsors (subject to confirmation)
- Limited, partial support for future travel to select conferences
- Graduating seniors are eligible.
- Visa sponsorship for selected international students.
Eligibility Criteria for the RIPS Summer Internship
- International students can apply for the RIPS-LA internship.
- Undergraduate students are eligible.
- Recent graduates who have received their degree no earlier than December 2023 may apply for RIPS 2024.
- U.S. citizens are not eligible.
- Foreign students (studying in the US or abroad) are eligible
- Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
- Candidates from around the world are eligible for the program.
- Candidates must be undergraduate students or recent graduates.
NOTE: Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible for the RIPS-Singapore Internship.
- Two reference letters (to be submitted online)
How to Apply for the RIPS Internship
Please bear in mind that the deadline for the RIPS internship is February 5, 2024. In order to apply for the position, the applicants must follow the guidelines and submit their applications online through the official website. The application form should be filled out with utmost care and attention, as it is the primary tool for the selection process. All the required fields should be properly filled up with accurate and complete information to avoid any discrepancies that may arise.
It is imperative to note that incomplete or inaccurate information in the application form may lead to disqualification from the selection process. Therefore, it is recommended that the applicants double-check their application forms before submitting them.
Once the application form is submitted, the applicants will receive a notification confirming the successful submission of their application. The notification will contain essential information, such as the application ID, which can be used for future reference.
It is advisable to keep a copy of the application form and the submission notification for personal records. This can come in handy for any future correspondence or queries that may arise during the selection process. Ensure that all the necessary details are provided and the application form is filled out with utmost care to avoid any delays or complications in the application process.
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