Tsinghua University Two Way Research Experience

Type: Research Internship
Country: China
Duration: Summer
Start Date: June 3, 2014
End Date: August 16, 2014
Compensation: 6 credit hours (depends on departmental approvals)
Language Requirements: None
Major Requirements: All Engineering Disciplines
Study Level: Junior
Online Application URL: http://www.studyabroad.purdue.edu/programs/flyer.cfm?flyer=879&SICountryCode=716&Duration=Summer
Application Deadline: March 3, 2014
Students spend 5 weeks in China and 5 weeks back at Purdue in faculty member's research labs. Students will be working with chosen Chinese student partner in multi-national teams.

Purdue students are recruited on campus, and Tsinghua students are recruited at China.

COMMON research projects are set up through the connections of faculty members from both countries prior to the internship period.  Purdue students will be received by their international team members at the Tsinghua university for the first half of the internship duration, then the ENTIRE team travels back to Purdue campus to continue their research for the second half of the internship duration.  All logistical supports, e.g., travel, tuition remission, visa, housing, etc, will be facilitated by Office of Professional Practice in conjunction with International Programs.  Upon return, students will submit final reports to the academic departments at respective university.

Tsinghua University is known throughout the world and is #1 school in China.

Contact Joe Tort at Office of Professional Practice for enrollment. 

Below are dates/schedules for this internship:

June 2, 2014 - July 6, 2014:     Purdue Students travel to Beijing for 5 weeks (work at Tsinghua faculty's lab)
July 7, 2014 - July 13, 2014:    Travel within China
July 14 2014 - Aug 15, 2014:   Purdue and Tsinghua students back to USA for 5 weeks. (work at Purdue lab)