Surveying Internship

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

Pre-requisite / Skillset for Surveying Internship

1. Intern should be aware of various surveying instruments and mapping.

2. Should be familiar with measuring horizontal angle and vertical angle using different instruments.

3. Methods of leveling and setting levels with different instruments must be known.

4. Concepts of astronomical surveying and methods to determine time, longitude, latitude and azimuth should be known.

5. Should have knowledge on concept and principle of modern surveying.

6. Must possess a sound knowledge of fundamental principles Geodetics.


7. Measurement of vertical and horizontal plane, linear and angular dimensions to arrive at solutions to basic surveying problems should be known.

8. Should be able to capture geodetic data to process and perform analysis for survey problems.

9. Should be capable of analysing the obtained spatial data and compute areas and volumes. Also, representing 3D data on plane figures as contours should be known.

10. Understanding the basic principles of Surveying.

11. Must be familiar with linear and angular measurements to arrive at solutions to basic surveying problems.

12. Should know how to employ conventional surveying data capturing techniques and process the data for computations.

Surveying Internship Test

Intern has to take Surveying 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 Surveying topic.

1. Horizontal angle measured clockwise from geographic meridian to the direction of progress of a line is known as _______
(A) Horizontal meridian
(B) Vertical meridian
(C) Azimuth
(D) Horizontal bearing
View Answer

Answer: C
Explanation: Azimuth is the angle measured from geographic meridian which is quite different from bearing as it is measured w.r.t north direction.

2. A survey which deals with bodies of water for the purpose of navigation, water supply, harbor works or for the determination of mean sea level is ________
(A) Topographic surveying
(B) Hydrographic surveying
(C) Cadastral surveying
(D) City surveying
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Answer: B
Explanation: Survey which deals with bodies of water for the purpose of navigation, water supply, harbor works or for the determination of mean sea level is hydrographic surveying.

3. What is used in centering aid in theodolites, compass, plane table and variety of other surveying instruments?
(A) Butt rod
(B) Whites
(C) Laths
(D) Plumb bob
View Answer

Answer: D
Explanation: Plumb bob transfers points to the ground so it is used for centering. Butt are used for measuring offsets.

4. How many number of links are there in engineer’s chain?
(A) 10
(B) 100
(C) 50
(D) 66
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Answer: B
Explanation: Length of each link is one ft. Length of the engineer’s chain is 100ft. Therefore, dividing total length of chain by length of each chain gives the total number of links.

5. Pieces of sharpened thin sticks cut from the nearest edge, and are used for the same purpose as the laths are called _______
(A) Pegs
(B) Whites
(C) Butt rod
(D) Plumb bob
View Answer

Answer: B
Explanation: These are not so satisfactory in use. Laths are commonly used in place of Whites. Pegs or wooden pegs are the survey instruments used in chaining.

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

How to apply for the Surveying Internship

1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs

2. Take the Surveying Internship Test

3. Submit the Internship Application Form

3. Surveying Content Development Internships

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

Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities and guidelines include the following.
1. Interns would be creating Questions and/or tutorials articles on "Surveying".
2. Surveying 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. Surveying 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. Surveying 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. Surveying 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 "Surveying" 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 Surveying Internship

If you are looking for "Surveying" 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 Surveying, then kindly fill this Application Form.

8. FAQs - Surveying Internship

Who can apply for Surveying content writing internship?
Students who had studied Surveying 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 Surveying.

What are the skill sets required for Surveying 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 Surveying 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 Surveying Internship.

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

How can I apply for Surveying internship?
Fill this Application Form to apply for internships in Surveying 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?
We don't have the required operational setup to work with international students. So, we cannot offer internships to international students at this point in time.

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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