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Sun, May 12


Zoom Workshop

Unlocking Opportunities in “STEM”: Preparing for STEM Internships and International Academic Institutions

Unlock global internship and educational opportunities in STEM! Join us as we delve into pathways for international and national exploration in academic institutions. Open to all fields of study, this session is your gateway to a world of learning and growth.

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Unlocking Opportunities in “STEM”: Preparing for STEM Internships and International Academic Institutions
Unlocking Opportunities in “STEM”: Preparing for STEM Internships and International Academic Institutions

Time & Location

May 12, 2024, 11:00 AM GMT+5:30

Zoom Workshop


About the Event

Explore the realm of international internship prospects in the dynamic fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) with confidence at our exclusive workshop presented by the LedBy Foundation and the U.S. Embassy. Join us as Asad Sahir Sir, Ph.D. Assistant Professor from the Indian Institute of Technology - Ropar shares invaluable insights on preparing for STEM internships and securing positions in international academic institutions. Dive into a world of opportunities! Whether you're a budding scientist, tech enthusiast, engineering wizard, or math specialist, this session is tailor-made for you. 

Date:  12 May 2024 (Sunday)

Time: 11:00 AM

Venue: Zoom workshop


Dr. Asad H. Sahir, a distinguished faculty member within the Department of Chemical Engineering, is renowned for his expertise in Process Systems Engineering, including Modeling, Control, and Optimization, as well as Energy and Environmental Engineering. Dr. Sahir completed his doctoral studies at the esteemed University of Utah, fostering a deep understanding of his field. Notably, he has served as a mentor to numerous interns, guiding them through valuable experiences that propelled their careers forward. Previously, Dr. Sahir held the pivotal role of Head of Professional Development, Career Development, and Corporate Relations Centre at IIT Ropar, where he also advised the Society of Women Engineers IIT Ropar Affiliate, demonstrating his commitment to both professional growth and diversity in engineering.


  • Understanding of STEM Internship Opportunities: Gain insights about different types of internships in STEM fields including industry placements, research internships, and virtual internships
  • Researching International Academic Institutions: Gain knowledge about different international academic institutions offering STEM programs and the application and admission process 
  • Developing Technical Skills and Building Professional Networks: Learn how to enhance technical skills through coursework, research projects, and extracurricular activities, along with exploring opportunities to connect with professionals, alumni, and peers in STEM fields 
  • Financial Planning and Scholarships: Tips for financial planning and budgeting for international experiences along with scholarship opportunities and financial aid options.

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