Environmental Biotechnology Internship

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Sanfoundry offers internships in "Environmental Biotechnology". Read the complete details below regarding the internship requirements, eligibility criterior and the application process.

Pre-requisite / Skillset for Environmental Biotechnology Internship

1. Intern must have adequate knowledge on the fundamental concepts of ecosystems.

2. Skills on degradation of toxic wastes required.

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3. Require knowledge on biological mechanisms.

4. Basic ideologies of energy and reclamation should be known.

5. Should be familiar with the concepts of DNA.

6. Being familiar with the principles and application of biotechnology in remediation of pollutants.

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7. Knowledge on the importance of environmental education and ecosystem is required.

8. Require knowledge about environmental pollution-sources, effects and control measures of environmental pollution.

9. Understanding the treatment of wastewater and solid waste management.

10. Require knowledge with respect to biodiversity, its threats and its conservation and appreciate the concept of interdependence.

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11. Should be aware of the national and international concern for environment for protecting the environment.

12. Must be capable of finding and implementing scientific, technological, economic and political solutions to environmental problems.

13. The interrelationship between living organism and environment should be known.

14. Intern must understand the importance of environment by assessing its impact on the human world; envision the surrounding environment, its functions and its value.

15. Knowledge on integrated themes and biodiversity, natural resources, pollution control and waste management.


Environmental Biotechnology Internship Test

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Intern has to take Environmental Biotechnology internship test in which they will be asked 50 multiple-choice questions. They have to score grade A or A* on this test to be eligible for the internship. Here’s a sample set of questions on the Environmental Biotechnology topic.

1. The process by which the methanogens produce methane is called _______
(A) Bio-methanation
(B) Bio-luminescence
(C) Bio-leaching
(D) Bio-fortification
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Answer: A
Explanation: Archaea, like methanogens produce methane and hence, the process is called as bio-methanation, bio luminescence is the property of production of light by microorganisms, bio-leaching is a process of extraction of metals using some microorganisms and bio-fortification is the process of nutritional crop breeding.

2. Increasing thermal stress contributes to coral bleaching.
(A) True
(B) False
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Answer: A
Explanation: Increasing thermal stress in the oceans due to warming of oceans above average ocean temperature caused by climate change can lead to coral bleaching and infectious disease.

3. Which among the following is a competitive and sustainable alternative for environment?
(A) Bio-leaching
(B) Bio-remediation
(C) Bio-fortification
(D) Immobilization
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Answer: B
Explanation: Bio-remediation is a process used to treat contaminated media using microbial methods, bio-fortification is a process which is used to increase the nutritional quality of crops, bio-leaching is a process used for extraction of metals, Immobilization is a process used for effective bio-remediation processes.

4. Which of the following decreases the risk of secondary contamination in the physical method of soil remediation?
(A) Concentration
(B) Reduced cost
(C) Quorum quenching
(D) Lyophilization
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Answer: A
Explanation: Concentration of contaminants reduces the further risk of contamination as it involves addition of no reagents, lower energy demands leads to reduction in cost level but doesn’t reduce chances of secondary contamination, quorum quenching leads to inhibition of quorum sensing and lyophilization is a process of freeze drying.
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5. Which of the following is an example of extensive method?
(A) Soil washing
(B) Cropping of plants that accumulate heavy metals
(C) Global warming
(D) Carbonate equilibrium
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Answer: B
Explanation: Cropping of plants that accumulate heavy metals doesn’t consider speed as a neccesity, hence comes under extensive methods, Soil washing is a method of intensive technologies, global warming leads to increase in temperature, carbonate equilibrium controls atmospheric CO.

Practice the full set of Environmental Biotechnology Multiple Choice Questions before applying for the internship.


How to apply for the Environmental Biotechnology Internship

1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs

2. Take the Environmental Biotechnology Internship Test

3. Submit the Internship Application Form

3. Environmental Biotechnology Content Development Internships

In this content writing / content development internship for Environmental Biotechnology, the shortlisted interns would be working towards the creation of "Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs)" OR "Tutorial Articles" OR "Questions & Answers" on Environmental Biotechnology subject.

Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities and guidelines include the following.
1. Interns would be creating Questions and/or tutorials articles on "Environmental Biotechnology".
2. Environmental Biotechnology articles must be written with an organized structure with detailed steps and examples.
3. Interns should write clear and concise articles so that the readers can understand them easily.
4. Interns should follow Sanfoundry defined guidelines and format.
5. Interns should report the work status to their mentor on daily basis.
6. Interns should ensure that the content is plagiarism-free.

4. Environmental Biotechnology Realtime Projects

Depending on the requirements and availability of free slots, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide industry-oriented, live, real-time projects, or industrial visits for deserving candidates of Sanfoundry accredited college. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

5. Environmental Biotechnology Research Projects

If applicable, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide guidance to interns on "research projects" and "academic projects" so that they can do the necessary study, experimentation, and simulation to arrive at meaningful conclusions. This will help them write "White Papers", "Research Papers" and "Journal Articles" to be published in various eminent journals. Kindly ask your college authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

6. Environmental Biotechnology Internship Benefits and Perks

1. Sanfoundry will issue an internship certificate and a lump sum cash reward as a token of appreciation towards the intern’s contribution to Sanfoundry’s Global Learning Project.
2. This internship with help widen the intern's deep knowledge on the "Environmental Biotechnology" subject.
3. It will help to boost the intern's resume and also give real-time work experience.
4. Sanfoundry certificate is very useful to an individual in their professional career growth.
5. Most of the shortlisted interns will be working directly under the guidance of our Founder & CTO, Manish Sir

7. How to Apply for Environmental Biotechnology Internship

If you are looking for "Environmental Biotechnology" internship at Sanfoundry, you have to fill an application form. The application form is quite detailed and it allows us to understand the qualities of an intern in a deeper way. So, the best way to fill the application is to allocate 2-4 hours towards reading and filling your application form. You must fill every question seriously and honestly. Also, pay special attention to Grammar and sentence framing.

If you are interested to do an internship in Environmental Biotechnology, then kindly fill this Application Form.

8. FAQs - Environmental Biotechnology Internship

Who can apply for Environmental Biotechnology content writing internship?
Students who had studied Environmental Biotechnology in their official curriculum or taken a meaningful in-depth external training on this subject can apply for this internship.

What type of work will be assigned to intern in this internship?
Interns would be working towards the creation of "Tutorial Articles" and/or "Questions and Answers" on Environmental Biotechnology.

What are the skill sets required for Environmental Biotechnology internship?
We have already mentioned above the technical pre-requisite and skillset required for this internship. Besides, the student should be able to work independently, sincere and hard-working, and a self-starter.

Can I apply for Environmental Biotechnology internship if I don't have any experience?
Yes. Sanfoundry values skills developed through academic work, volunteer experiences, extracurricular experiences, or other experiences which demonstrate the technical skills useful in work. So, people with no experience can also apply for Environmental Biotechnology Internship.

Does Sanfoundry provide Real-time project on Environmental Biotechnology?
Yes, but we accept a limited number of candidates from Sanfoundry accredited colleges for real-time projects. Where ever applicable we will attempt to provide industry-oriented projects or industrial visits to deserving candidates. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

Does Sanfoundry provide research projects or academic projects on Environmental Biotechnology?
Yes, Sanfoundry provides ideas on research projects and/or academic projects on some of the topics in Environmental Biotechnology. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

How can I apply for Environmental Biotechnology internship?
Fill this Application Form to apply for internships in Environmental Biotechnology at Sanfoundry.

9. FAQs - Internship General

Can I get academic credit for my internship?
Yes, if you are doing an internship at Sanfoundry, it may be possible to get academic credit for your internship. Since the College authorities issue these credits, kindly check with your department once.

What is the duration of Content Development Internship?
The duration ranges from 1-month to 3-months. The duration can be adjusted based on the academic schedule of your college or school.

How many hours do I have to work as a part-time intern?
If you are working as a part-time intern in Sanfoundry, you would be allocating 3-4 hours/day.

How many hours do I have to work as a full-time intern?
If you are working as a full-time intern in Sanfoundry, you should be allocating 8 hours/day.

What would be the work timings if I get selected?
Work timings depend on you're availability during the day or evening and the type of internship. But you need to report work status on daily basis.

What are the benefits of completing Sanfoundry Internship?
  • You will receive an internship certificate and a lumpsum cash reward
  • You will gain working experience
Will I receive an offer letter if I am selected for the internship?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation email (with an agreement) from us once you are selected.

How will I know if am selected for the internship?
If you are selected for the internship, you will receive a call/message from us. It generally takes anywhere from 2-days to 2-weeks from the date of your application. However, due to a very large number of internship requests, sometimes the response gets delayed further.

What kind of documents should I submit after accepting the offer?
No documents are required to be submitted.

How will I receive the stipend for "Work-From-Home" internship?
Upon completion of the internship, the stipend will be directly credited into your bank account through NEFT/IMPS.

Do we get paid on a monthly basis?
No, Payment is made only when the internship task is completed.

How long it takes to receive the internship certificate and cash reward, after completion of the internship?
The internship closure process usually takes 7-15 working days.

Can I get a recommendation letter after successful completion of the internship?
Upon successful completion of the internship, you will receive an Internship Certificate. This certificate is written in a letter format which is almost similar to a "Letter of Recommendation".

Can international student apply for an internship in Sanfoundry?
If you are an international student and have a bank account in India, then you can apply. Kindly note that we are currently not authorized to pay the stipend in foreign currencies, so you must have bank accounts in India to receive the stipend.

Can I take part in multiple internship programs offered by Sanfoundry at the same time?
No, you can work on only one internship at a time. But after completing the internship you can work on another internship. In fact, a lot of interns keep doing multiple internships with us, one at a time.

Can I discontinue the current internship and join the new internship offered by Sanfoundry?
Yes, you can apply for other internships.

What happens if I discontinue in the middle of my internship?
If the work is partially completed, then Sanfoundry will do the payment on a proportionate basis provided that the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Will I receive a certificate and reward if I didn't complete the internship?
Sanfoundry will give a certificate and a proportionate reward if the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Whom to contact if I have more query?
Kindly drop an email to [email protected]

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