AWARE-AI Trainees will experience carefully curated and career-enhancing activities that directly address skill gaps in graduate AI curricula.
The AWARE-AI NRT Program is committed to training an inclusive and diverse AI scientific workforce. Women, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, and African American, Latino/a American, or Native American graduate students are especially encouraged to apply.
Benefits of AWARE-AI NRT Traineeships
All Trainees receive:
Conference travel support of up to $1440 to deliver presentations on their NRT research
Meals at onboarding, winter retreat, and hackathons
Students are recommended to apply prior to their second year of graduate study.
Applications due for primary consideration: March 1
Start of program: August 17-19 onboarding with semester starting on August 22
Application materials to submit:
Upload cover letter describing your motivation for applying to become an AWARE-AI Trainee and how it will enable your career goals. It should discuss your preferred research track and summarize your research and training plan.
Provide names and emails for your primary research advisor and a second recommender and arrange for the recommendation letters to be sent to email@example.com by March 1.
Eligible Graduate Programs
To apply to become a Trainee, you must be an RIT student associated with one of the following eligible PhD and MS on-campus programs in Rochester, NY.
In addition, to be considered for a Trainee position with a funded $34,000 fellowship, you must be a US citizen, national or permanent resident.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Award No. DGE-2125362. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.