Notification for Summer Internship Programme - 2017

Application for Summer Internship in areas of Petroleum Research, Environment and Climate Change Research, Solar Energy Research and Geographic Information System, is invited from interested students pursuing B. Tech./M.Tech./M.Sc. in Geophysics/ Civil/ Mechanica / Electrical Engineering for internship, expected to begin from 10/20 May, 2017, for a minimum period of 60 days to a maximum of 90 days. Interested students may submit the Online application along with recommendation letter of their HoD’s in the prescribed format latest by 10th April, 2017. Separate letters are also sent to Dept. of the reputed institutes / universities.

GERMI established Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University at Gandhinagar to look after this opportunity and to fulfill the need of industry.

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About the Organization:
Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) is a registered Society and Trust promoted by the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, the state Public Sector Undertaking. Appreciating the field-specific manpower need of energy sector, GERMI undertook the stupendous task of establishing Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University at Gandhinagar by the Gujarat State Legislature Act. The University has six constituent Institutions offering world-class quality of education, training and opportunities focal research. These are School of Petroleum Technology, School of Petroleum Management, School of Technology, School of Liberal Studies, School of Solar Energy and School of Nuclear Energy.

GERMI Research Innovation and Incubation Centre (GRIIC) envisage promoting pilot projects, patenting and incubation of ideas as well as innovations. It provides arena of work on the consideration of ability and commitment of an individual rather than her/his mere formal eligibility to undertake research in academic terms.

With its mandate for enhancing talent pool in energy sector, GERMI has organized several training programmers also from time to time for professionals in the energy sector.

Eligibility of Students:

  • Only B. Tech./ B.E, M.Tech./ M.Sc.(Tech) / M.Sc. students are eligible to apply for this internship program.
  • Pre-final or final year students only will be considered.
  • Students majoring in Geology / Physics /Geochemistry / Petroleum exploration/ Geophysics / Civil / Electrical / Mechanical / Computer Science, with interest in Exploration for Oil & Gas, Solar Energy and Environment are eligible to apply.
  • Student should be available to spend at least 60 days at GERMI. (No leave during the training will be entertained.)
  • Those students who had earlier taken the internship need not apply. If applied, the same will not be considered.
Support Provided by GERMI:
  • Students will not be provided any Stipend / fellowship. However, if the candidate is selected under project based Programme, a sum of Rs.7500/- per month is possible.
  • Transportation expenses will be borne by the student from their location to Ahmedabad /Gandhinagar. However, GERMI will support local transport on their arrival and departure time only.
  • Students will not be provided any accommodation facility; However, GERMI staff will help for such an arrangement at concessional rates in the PDPU University as per their guidelines Page 2 of 2 during the internship program. Presently, the PDPU hostel charges are Rs.5000/- per month per person on a shared accommodation. Candidates need to send advance of Rs.5000/- (one month rent) to GERMI for booking the accommodation soon after their selection letter is received.
  • PDPU has a separate hostels for girls and boys and also good cafeteria for breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on chargeable basis.
  • Proper guidance and support from our scientists will be provided for the internship project.
  • They will be given Internet connectivity to carry out their research work and students are expected to come with their own laptop computers.
  • Based on the work assigned, students may also be required to travel. GERMI will support their travel as per the project needs.
  • It is strongly advised to go through the GERMI website and examine the earlier student projects.
  • All IPR and copy rights belong to GERMI. However, Sharing of authorship will be decided on merit basis on case to case. The interns have sign an undertaking to that effects.
Note: Students will have to make arrangement for food and local transportation on their own.

Application and Selection Process:
  • Prior to submitting an application, the student should review the GERMI website, to know its background and to understand the areas of research of GERMI and the facilities available.
  • Students will have to fill online application form along with latest resume and recommendation or forwarding letter by their institute / universities max 100 KB size.
  • The applications, the forms and the resumes received from the students shall be reviewed for completeness and eligibility and also the facilities.
  • A final list of shortlisted students for the internship program will be intimated to their respective institutes and also to the students by end-April-2017.
Last Date for submission of application:
10th April, 2017 is the deadline for receiving Online Application Form from GERMI website.

Other Important Notes/ Instructions:
  • Online application should be submitted along with recommendation letter from the respective institution or by the students signed by HoD’s.
  • All students are considered as guest researchers and are subject to GERMI’s regulations with regard to internship eligibility, facility access, professional conduct, and drug and alcohol use or possession.
  • The ability to work without supervision in a careful and conscientious manner is essential.
  • The selected students will have to give an undertaking to GERMI on IPR to the effect that he/she will have no right/claim on the report submitted by him/her to the GERMI after completion of the internship except submission to his/her university institute and the GERMI shall be free to use the same in the manner considered appropriate by it.
  • The students should also give a declaration that he/she will maintain complete secrecy and shall not use for any other purpose any information of confidential nature that might come to his/her knowledge during the period of internship.
  • All the students need to submit a report to GERMI at the end of the internship program, on the research activities carried out at GERMI, duly signed by their project guide at GERMI.
  • Scanned copy of the documents and CV / resume for uploading not more than 100 KB size.
  • Candidates are also advised to see the GERMI website for Sterling & Wilson Internship Programme for final semester’s students of Master degree / Post Graduate.