Element 1: Professional Development

(a) Industrial internships: Students will spend 20 % of their time working directly with the industrial partners.

(b) International exchange: All trainees in RENEW will have the opportunity to participate in a 1-2 month exchange with a collaborating international institution. Trainees will compete for exchange bursaries from RENEW, with assessment based on academic record, research progress, and a written proposal from the applicant.

(c) Communication and leadership training: Trainees will be required to complete communications training, and can choose from project management or leadership short courses and workshops.