Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Microsoft Internship

Microsoft Research Asia-Pacific Internship Program

Official Site
Organizer: Microsoft Corporation
Facebook: Here.

Official Program Objective: "Microsoft Research Asia’s internship program, aptly named Stars of Tomorrow, has welcomed more than 3,000 students from countries worldwide. Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), which celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2008, excels in establishing an academic environment for top researchers. Interns who show exceptional promise in the research community are provided with an open research environment where fundamental data is collected and quality output is delivered."

Program Eligibility: "To be eligible for internships, applicants must have the following qualifications:
- Currently be pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree
- Major in computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, physics, or a related field
- Have solid computer programming and research capabilities
- Have strong written and verbal English skills"


Number of Participants: The website states they've had over 3000 interns since 1998.

Program Duration: At least 3 months.

Cost: "We will provide a competitive package that includes a monthly subsidy, meal allowance, and housing allowance.."

Admission Difficulty: Presumably difficult.

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.

Repeat Participants? Unknown.

The Low-Down: This program is primarily held in Beijing, but outside of China, regional collaborations exist with Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Australia.

1 comment:

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