Research Internships in Science & Engineering

Research Internships in Science & Engineering

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) announces the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) to provide unique opportunities for science, technology, engineering and medical students from the United States to undertake internships in national laboratories, federal research centers, academic research institutes, and private R&D laboratories in India. Objective of the internships are to provide students exposure to Indian S&T milieu, gain practical skills and develop collaborative networks. Internships are envisaged as a source of mutual cultural and professional enrichment for both the interns and their host institutions.

  • U.S. Citizens or permanent residents and Indian Citizens (Currently persuing higher education in the U.S.)
  • Open to science, engineering, technology and medical disciplines
  • Ph.D and Masters students currently enrolled at a regionally accredited institution of higher education in U.S.
Internship Duration
  • 3 months
Internship provides
  • Monthly stipend
  • Accommodation

U.S. institutions interested in sending students and Indian institutions interested in hosting under the RISE program may contact us at 

Applications should be submitted using our Online Application Portal for Visitation Programs. Hard copies and electronic copies of the application forms will not be accepted.

Contact Information

Dr. Nishritha Bopana
Principal Science Officer
Ms.Pushpa Iyer
Program Officer