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About the program...

We supply a list of projects. You choose a project of interest to you to completed during your internship with HPCC Systems. Once you have chosen a project, you must prepare and submit a proposal which shows how you plan to complete the project. You must include a timeline for each week showing what tasks you would expect to complete. We also need a copy of your CV. Also note the following:

  • It's a paid program. The rate varies depending on whether you are an undergraduate, masters or PhD student. Contact us for more information.
  • Coding starts at the beginning of June running until the middle/late August. But we can be flexible if your university term finishes in July and doesn't start back until September. Let us know when you contact us.
  • Project information is available on our Ideas List. You can also suggest a project of your own but it must be relevant to HPCC Systems. Contact Lorraine Chapman if you are thinking about doing this.
  • Mentor contact details are shown on each project specification page. If you have questions or want to discuss ideas before submitting your final proposal, do make contact with the mentor.
  • We are accepting proposals now for 2017
  • Final deadline for proposals - Monday April 3rd 2017
  • Final Proposals should be sent to Lorraine Chapman not the mentor, please.
  • You can submit a proposal at any time, when you are ready, before the deadline shown below. There are some proposal guidelines on this wiki. 
  • You will hear whether you have been successful as soon as possible but by May 1st at the latest.
  • You must be available in May so that you and your mentor can get you setup and ready to start coding at the start of June.
  • We ask students to complete and return 2 evaluations during the coding period. The first is due half way through your internship and the second at the end of the program.
  • Mentors require a weekly status report.
  • We also ask that students write a blog journal about their project and experience.
  • We like to publicize the work our students do at our conference (Sept/Oct), so we may ask you to prepare a video or presentation that we can showcase. This is live streamed across the internet so you can watch if you are available. We also blog about your progress.
  • We do have expectations of students that work with us which you should read.

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