Summer Internship for Post-graduate Students
UGC-STRIDE Integrated Resource Centre for Environment Climate Change and Biodiversity (IRCECCB),Madurai Kamaraj University invites applications from budding first year post-graduate students (from various disciplines of Life Sciences/ Sociology/ Computer Sciences) of Indian Universities/ Colleges/ Research Institutions for the forthcoming “Summer Internship Programme for the focal themes on Environment, Climate change and Biodiversity” to be held from May - June, 2020.
Over the past decades, world is emerging with severe environmental issues. Globalization, Overpopulation, Urban ecosystems modifications, land-use and land change patterns, biological invasions and over-exploitation of biodiversity are the key components for such surging environmental issues. The effects of these issues have negatively impacted biodiversity and climate. Millions of people’s livelihoods are already getting affected nationwide due to climate change & environment. Mitigating their impacts, training the man-power in these areas are immensely important.
This summer internship will provide exposure to the concerned candidates to series of lectures, field works, hands-on training on advanced techniques and experiments, opportunity to performing the research work in the centre and collaborate with national experts on thrust areas of climate, environment and biodiversity to address and bring logical and viable solutions for the local issues faced by the public due to changing climate, environment and biodiversity.
Fellowship : The selected candidates are provided with a fellowship of Rs. 4000 upon successfully completing the internship programme. The selected candidates will be informed through email on or before second week of April, 2020.
How To Apply For Summer Internship for Post-graduate Students
Candidates are requested to submit an application containing a brief CV, Statement of Purpose (300 words),Research Proposal (1000 words),Letter from Head of the Department to Prof. S. Chandrasekaran, Program Co-ordinator, UGC-STRIDE-IRCECCB, Department of Plant Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai - 625 021, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 30th March, 2020.
About Madurai Kamaraj University
Madurai Kamaraj University, established in 1966, has 18 Schools comprising 73 Departments. The Directorate of Distance Education of the University has a student strength of about 1.30 lakhs. The University has 109 affiliated Colleges (9 Autonomous) including other approved institutions and 7 evening colleges.