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Tauras-Fenix Company Becomes Corporate Partner of ITMO’s Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Master’s Program
The program’s students will get an opportunity to take internships at the company with prospects of future employment. The company, on its side, hopes for not just new personnel but also expert opinions of ITMO staff regarding the development of completely automated packaging machinery and other similar equipment.
Internships of the DIT4BEARs project aimed at the development of information technologies for the Barents Euro-Arctic region took place in early 2021. They were conducted with support from ITMO Technopark that helps organize various events. Among the participants were two teams from ITMO University that won the project’s hackathon. In the course of their work with colleagues from Sweden and Finland, they helped solve real challenges that stand before the development of the countries of Northern Europe.
The travel tech company founded by ITMO graduates invites students to experience a new internship format and try their hand at starting a project from scratch with the help of qualified mentors.
At the start of every year, the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education holds an open scholarship contest for studying abroad for students with notable achievements in fundamental and applied research. The end of the year is the best time to start preparing for the contest and fill out your application.
More than 90 students of ITMO University have been named winners of the national competition I Am a Professional, 19 of them receiving the top prize as medal winners. All of the students will not only gain renown, but also significant advantages when enrolling in Master’s and PhD programs of the competition’s partner universities, an opportunity to do an internship at some of Russia’s top companies, and a monetary prize of 100,000 to 300,000 rubles. ITMO.NEWS met with some of this year’s winners to find out what brought them to the competition, how difficult they found the final tasks, and what opportunities they’ve discovered through this experience.
ITMO collaborates with over a hundred universities all over the world and its students regularly participate in international internships and semester exchanges. In this article, the students of ITMO’s SCAMT Laboratory who’ve recently come back from European universities share their experience and advice on how to take part in an internship abroad and what perks this gives.
Short-term summer and winter programs give students a great opportunity to immerse themselves in the academic environment of different universities all over the world, meet their international counterparts and combine travel with professional development. This article presents some of the best options for this winter. Remember that tuition-free students can apply for 70% of your trip costs to be covered by ITMO University; just make sure to submit your application a month before your trip. Information on full conditions for availing of the program can be found here. Additionally, in this and this articles by ITMO.NEWS, past exchange students from ITMO share about their experiences and give some useful tips and tricks.
Last week, ITMO University hosted Career Day, a platform for communication between employers and students. Representatives of over 20 companies gathered at ITMO University to share about their organizations and tell students about their vacancies and upcoming internships. Read on to learn more about the best employment opportunities for young specialists.
Seventeen young scientists from ITMO University have become winners of the presidential scholarship contest. This academic year, they can go abroad to study and work alongside their international colleagues solving scientific tasks in their fields of focus. We spoke to some of the winners to find out what research they work on, which universities they chose for their exchange, and whether the victory came as a surprise.
Starting from the new academic year, Master’s and PhD students at ITMO University will be given the opportunity to participate in academic exchanges and internships at the University of Lorraine (Université de Lorraine, UL), one of France’s largest and highest-rated universities. Moreover, ITMO and UL will be able to exchange professors who will give topical lectures on a wide range of subjects. Such an expansion of the mobility opportunities available has been made possible thanks to an Erasmus+ program grant. We spoke to Alexandre Nominé, a senior research associate at ITMO University’s Faculty of Physics and Engineering and ITMO Fellow, to find out more about the cooperation, requirements for participating in the Russian-French mobility program, and its future prospects.