Skanray healthcare and technologies
internship, India


This three-month internship is for New Zealand tertiary students studying engineering and other STEM subjects, who are interested in developing a career with an Asia dimension.
People in a lab

Skanray specialises in high frequency x-ray imaging systems, critical care, dental care, primary healthcare and telemedicine devices

Skanray is a leading international health care technology company that specialises in high frequency x-ray imaging systems, critical care, dental care, primary healthcare and telemedicine devices.

The 2019 application round for this opportunity has now closed

About this internship

The internship will take place over three months between November 2019 and February 2020. Two interns will be placed at Skanray’s headquarter in Mysore, India. They will be given meaningful and interesting work and will be will be assigned a senior manager who will act as a mentoring supervisor.

The internship will be particularly interesting for students specialising in:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Computer systems engineering
  • Software engineering/embedded systems
  • Polymers and specialty plastics.
  • Image processing.

Eligibility

STEM students who are confident, mature and interested in developing a career with a South Asia dimension are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Applicants must:

  • be New Zealand citizens or have New Zealand permanent resident status
  • be able to demonstrate a strong interest in developing a career involving New Zealand and the South Asian region
  • have recently completed or due to complete a commerce and/or engineering degree by November 2020.

Local language ability is not required as English is widely spoken in the office.

What's covered

The Foundation provides a grant to cover return airfares to Mysore and provides a stipend to cover living expenses and accommodation costs in India.

An agent (Giles Brooker Group) contracted by the Foundation will provide pastoral care and arrange suitable accommodation. Accommodation options will be discussed with the successful applicants prior to departure.

The interns will be required to contribute $500 of their own funds to cover expenses. 

Terms and conditions

Applicants should be willing to:

  • take out appropriate travel insurance (subsidised by the Foundation)
  • contribute a 600-word article with photographs for the Foundation’s website while offshore
  • write a final three-page report evaluating the internship experience
  • participate in Foundation professional development activities and networking events after they return from India.

Successful applicants will be required to agree to the standard terms and conditions for Asia New Zealand Foundation funding recipients.

 

How to apply

The 2019 application round for this opportunity has now closed

Questions

For more information phone 09 369 5014.