(up to 1 year paid internships)
This program reaches out to Corporate America's University Relations and Research groups for collaboration with IIT Roorkee for several initiatives, such as:
Invite grant proposals from faculty and students
Provide lab equipment (Hardware/ Software) to supplement classroom teaching
Paid internships for students ranging from 3 to 12 months
Results (with collaboration of IITR alums working at these companies)
2004: Got Intel set up a Planet Labs in E&C Department.
2005: Took IITR Director Prem Vrat to several US companies & universities for collaboration
2005: Got Cisco to set up equipment for a Telephony and Security Lab in E&C Department.
Cisco offers to upgrade entire IITR campus networking infrastructure at 90% discount.
2006: Hosted Prof Kukum Garg (E&C Dept at IITR) at Cisco USA labs to write grant proposals.
2006: Took Cisco Research delegation to IISc, IITR, IITK, IITB, IITD to encourage students & staff to submit proposal grants.
2007: Took Director S.C.Saxena and to several US companies & universities for collaboration.
2008: Got Cisco to sponsor the 16th IEEE conference, organized by IITR, in New Delhi.
2013: Added IITR & IITGN (as the 1st 2 Indian universities) to Cisco International 1 year paid internship.
2014: Nine IITR & IITGN students join Cisco USA (1st batch) international internship.
2015-20: Cisco extends 1 year internship program to all Indian accredited universities. See interns list below.
2020: Collaboration with Google for Quantum Computing Residency Program. Open to MS and PhD students. They can work from IITR campus on Google Quantum Computing projects.
(for info send email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Abhishek Ambastha IITR
Anshul Agrawal IITR
Gaurav Singhal Jaypee Ins
Darshil Chauhan IITGN