- Does the program pay a stipend?
No. Unfortunately, the program does not pay a stipend.
- Is there travel support?
No. Unfortunately there is no travel support available.
- What housing accommodations are there?
International Programs in Engineering (IPENG) has reserved a house for interns in a nearby neighborhood. The house has two single occupancy bedrooms. The department will make room assignments.
- How will I get to campus?
The house is close to a city bus line that goes to the Illinois campus. The bus fare is free with the Illinois ID card interns will receive.
- When does the program occur?
The five-week program will run from August 21, 2019 to September 27, 2019.
- What will I do in the internship?
Illinois interns will be embedded with a research group and the PhD students in the group. Interns select projects of interest during the application process. The first choice selection cannot be guaranteed.
- How do I apply?
To apply, please contact Professor Ulrich Schmid at firstname.lastname@example.orgApplication Materials include:
- Official transcript (PDF format)
- Name and email of a faculty reference (someone you have done research with or taken a course from). UIUC will contact the reference on your behalf.
- Ranking of UIUC projects you are most interested in.
- Personal Statement which includes:
- Description of your research interests
- Describe your prior research experience (including any research publications)
- Describe any other relevant background related to your research preparedness.
- If interested in pursuing graduate studies at Illinois, say why you think this would be a good fit.
- Who can apply?
For the 2019 program, the Electrical Computer Engineering department is targeting students.
- What type of visa do I need?
The J-1 student visa will suffice for this program.