For civil engineering students in India, hands-on experience is hard to come by.
“I assisted my professor in some construction projects which he had, but I didn’t do any research projects as such,” said India native and newly appointed University of Ottawa intern Anupriya, who only goes by one name,
Studying at the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee, India, third-year student Anupriya learned of a 12-week Canadian research internship called Globalink, offered by not-for-profit organization Mitacs, through senior students who had previously participated in the program. With the university’s encouragement, Anupriya applied for one of 285 research opportunities offered by 30 universities across the country: a structural engineering project proposed by professor Dan Palermo at the University of Ottawa. Read more »