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Snapshot

Minimum GPA: 2.75

Terms and Dates:

  • Summer 2022

Advisor:

Jessica Hawkey

Cornell Affiliations:

Agriculture and Life Sciences

Overview

Opportunity Description

Note: The CALS Global Fellows Program is planning for in-person opportunities; however, please note that this could change at any moment due situations arising from Covid-19.

The CALS Global Fellows program offers virtual opportunities with some of our partners. Please reference the placement listings for the number of available placements and the modality of participation. Please note, the CALS Global Fellows program may not fill all available spots for each opportunity. The CALS Global Fellows program has a limited number of total placements we can fill for each summer term.

The CALS Global Fellows Program supports CALS undergraduate students from any major in pursuit of challenging, professionally-focused summer internships and research placements that enhance and complement their career goals and academic progress, while enriching their undergraduate experience with diverse cultural and international immersion. Through key partnerships, the Global Fellows Program provides a platform for students to make positive and definable contributions to global organizations and communities.

Acceptance to the program is competitive and a limited number of students are selected each year. Selected Fellows receive a stipend to offset major expenses.

The program includes three required parts: a pre-engagement course the second half of Spring semester (ALS 2300 1 credit, S/U), a continuous 7-8 week internship or research placement in an international setting, and a post-engagement course in Fall semester (ALS 2301 1 credit, S/U).  

Suggested majors and/or professional interests: AEM, IARD, Information Science, Biological Engineering, Biology, Agricultural Science focusing on content development, user interface/user experience, GIS, machine learning, agriculture development, computational biology, molecular biology

Placement Opportunities

Placements: 2 (in-person)

Located in Hyderabad and with a deeply rooted relationship to Cornell University, Sathguru Management Consultants offer a diverse portfolio of services, including strategic & financial advice, sector growth assessment, capital market advice, and brand affiliation management through the lens of development and innovative life sciences & technology.

  • User Interface, User Experience, Visualization techniques for graphs, charts and data analytics. The internship position is a thinking position to explore, redraw, redesign or new visualization of data for good user experience in corporate world. This position will have chance to learn, critically think, explore, teach and present new concepts to acceptance. The team consists of around 60 different software developers, designers, user interaction resources who have been doing their job for last 20+ years, with mix of young and experienced. They will primarily interact with those resources to redraw thoughts on new visualization.
    • Preferred qualifications: We are looking for candidates who have background credits in user experience, user interface, data visualization, data analytics, interactive user training material creation capabilities for our large ERP software products that we own.

About India

India, the most populous democracy in the world and seventh-largest country by area, offers rich and diverse landscapes, culture, and climate. Being the second-most populous country, India’s growing business opportunities attract students seeking career enhancement in a unique and complex nation.

 

We encourage you to apply to your first choice program only. There is a space within the application to indicate if you have a second choice. If you are interested in two opportunities that are very different from one another and would prefer to write two statements of purpose, you may upload both to the same application in ONE document. Make sure they are clearly titled with the correct placement opportunity IF you are writing two statements. For reference, click here to review examples of statements from past participants.    

You may preview the application without starting an application by clicking on the “preview application” button next to the apply button. All applications contain the same questions and all information related to the program can be found within the experience page. There is no additional information within the application.