AI INTERNSHIP FOR YOUNG ACHIEVERS (AIYA)

Start Date: June 2023 @NTU, Singapore

Accepting Grade 8-12 Students

What is AIYA?

There are innumerable ways in which AI is changing our lives – from improving the way medical science treats diseases to creating stronger and smarter buildings to driverless cars.

There are innumerable ways in which AI is changing our lives – from improving the way medical science treats diseases to creating stronger and smarter buildings to self-driving cars.

 

The AI Internship for Young Achievers (AIYA) is a hands-on learning experience designed for high school students from Grade 8 to 12. It is an open academic internship with participants from multiple countries across Asia.

The AI Internship for Young Achievers (AIYA) - LIVE Online is a hands-on learning experience designed for high school students from Grade 8 to 12. It is an open academic internship with participants from multiple countries across Asia.

 

It will enable you to discover how you can use the power of AI in any discipline and field of study and how machine learning and artificial intelligence can make peoples’ lives better. Through our Lab experience you will put your new skills to practical hands-on learning.

It will enable you to discover how you can use the power of AI in any discipline and field of study, also how machine learning and artificial intelligence can make peoples’ lives better. Through our hands-on sessions, you will put your new skills to practical hands-on learning.

 

At a Glance
Duration : 2 weeks
Grades : Grades 8 - 12
Academic Fee : SGD 3499
Programme Outcome : Transcript from NUS
Application Deadline : 30th November, 2020
Duration : On Campus – 15 Days
Learner Profile : Grades 8 - 12
Internship Fee : S$ 3499
Start Date : June 2023
Duration : 12 weeks
Learner Profile : Grades 8 - 12
Internship Fee :

S$ 3499*

Application Deadline : June 21, 2021
Mode of Delivery : LIVE Online

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Learning Intervention

Week 1

DAY 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM          2:00 PM – 5:00 PM  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Day 1 (Sunday) Arrival in Singapore
and Check-in (after 2:00 PM)
City Tour (4:00 PM – 6:00 PM)
   (Esplanade, Merlion, Marina Bay   
    Sands, China Town, Little India)
Dinner at Little India Free and Easy
 
Day 2  NTU Coursework and Sessions Session with Technical Assistants
 
Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 3  NTU Coursework and Sessions Session with Technical Assistants Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 4  NTU Coursework and Sessions

Session with Technical Assistants

Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 5  NTU Coursework and Sessions

Session with Technical Assistants

Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 6 

NTU Coursework and Sessions

Session with Technical Assistants

Self-Directed Teamwork
 
Day 7
​​​​​​​(Saturday)

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Visit to Universal Studio 
Entry Fee not included
 

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Day 8
(Sunday)
--------------------------- Visit to Sentosa and shopping at Mustafa Centre
 
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Week 2

Date 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM          2:00 PM – 5:00 PM  6:00 PM –8:00 PM
Day 9 AMAZON Coursework and Hands-on Sessions Sessions with Technical Assistants Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 10 AMAZON Coursework and Hands-on Sessions Sessions with Technical Assistants Free and Easy Singapore Tour
Day 11 AMAZON Coursework and Hands-on Sessions Sessions with Technical Assistants Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 12  AMAZON Coursework and Hands-on Sessions Sessions with Technical Assistants Student Project & Mock Presentations 
Day 13 AMAZON Coursework and Hands-on Sessions Sessions with Technical Assistants Work on Presentation Feedback
Day 14
(Saturday)
Assessment by NTU and AMAZON Faculty
Final Student Project Presentation & AI Guru Contest

Valedictory Ceremony

Night Safari
Day 15
(Sunday)
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Check-out before 2 pm SGT

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Assessment Criteria

Assessment Component Weightage
Weekly Group Assignments/Quiz 20%
End Term Quiz 40%
Project Presentation 40%

1. Certificate of Completion from Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

2. Certificate of Completion from Amazon (AWS)

3. Individual Letter of Recommendation for top project group from NTU

 

 

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DISCLAIMER: ABOVE DOCUMENT IS INDICATIVE AND SUBJECT TO MINOR CHANGES BASED ON PARTNER DISCRETION.

 

Pedagogy
Learning Goals
Schedule

Week 1

DAY 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM          2:00 PM – 5:00 PM  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Day 1 (Sunday) Arrival in Singapore
and Check-in (after 2:00 PM)
City Tour (4:00 PM – 6:00 PM)
   (Esplanade, Merlion, Marina Bay   
    Sands, China Town, Little India)
Dinner at Little India Free and Easy
 
Day 2  NTU Coursework and Sessions Session with Technical Assistants
 
Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 3  NTU Coursework and Sessions Session with Technical Assistants Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 4  NTU Coursework and Sessions

Session with Technical Assistants

Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 5  NTU Coursework and Sessions

Session with Technical Assistants

Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 6 

NTU Coursework and Sessions

Session with Technical Assistants

Self-Directed Teamwork
 
Day 7
​​​​​​​(Saturday)

--------------------------

Visit to Universal Studio 
Entry Fee not included
 

 -----------------------------
Day 8
(Sunday)
--------------------------- Visit to Sentosa and shopping at Mustafa Centre
 
------------------------------

Week 2

Date 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM          2:00 PM – 5:00 PM  6:00 PM –8:00 PM
Day 9 AMAZON Coursework and Hands-on Sessions Sessions with Technical Assistants Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 10 AMAZON Coursework and Hands-on Sessions Sessions with Technical Assistants Free and Easy Singapore Tour
Day 11 AMAZON Coursework and Hands-on Sessions Sessions with Technical Assistants Self-Directed Teamwork
Day 12  AMAZON Coursework and Hands-on Sessions Sessions with Technical Assistants Student Project & Mock Presentations 
Day 13 AMAZON Coursework and Hands-on Sessions Sessions with Technical Assistants Work on Presentation Feedback
Day 14
(Saturday)
Assessment by NTU and AMAZON Faculty
Final Student Project Presentation & AI Guru Contest

Valedictory Ceremony

Night Safari
Day 15
(Sunday)
-------------------------------------------

Check-out before 2 pm SGT

------------------------------------
Assessment

Assessment Criteria

Assessment Component Weightage
Weekly Group Assignments/Quiz 20%
End Term Quiz 40%
Project Presentation 40%
Programme Completion Documents

1. Certificate of Completion from Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

2. Certificate of Completion from Amazon (AWS)

3. Individual Letter of Recommendation for top project group from NTU

 

 

testimonial
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DISCLAIMER: ABOVE DOCUMENT IS INDICATIVE AND SUBJECT TO MINOR CHANGES BASED ON PARTNER DISCRETION.

 

Admissions

Certificates

AIYA HIGH ACHIEVERS CERTIFICATE

AIYA High Achiever Certificate recognizes participants who demonstrate academic excellence, good teamwork, sound character, strong leadership, and a passion for creativity and innovation.

Associates

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the colleges of Engineering, Business, Science, and Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and its Graduate College. 

 

NTU is consistently ranked within the top 20 universities in the world according to most rankings, and is currently ranked 19th globally in the QS World University Rankings 2022-2023. In 2019, NTU was placed 11th globally in the QS World University Rankings. It was also ranked the world’s best young university (under 50 years old) by QS for the sixth consecutive year in 2019. In addition, NTU was named the world’s fastest rising young university by Times Higher Education in 2015.
 

Faculty Profile

Dr. Kwoh Chee Keong

Dr. Kwoh Chee Keong

Deputy Executive Director

Centre for Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE@NTU)
Nanyang Technological University

Dr. Kwoh Chee Keong is currently in the School of Computer Science and Engineering since 1993. He is also the Executive Deputy Director of Centre for Professional and Continuing Education, PaCE@NTU.

Dr. Kwoh's main interests lie in the desire to making sense of big heterogeneous data by applying various AI, Machine Learning and Data Analytics methodologies for real application in engineering, life science, medical and manufacturing. These include: Data Analytics and Mining, Soft Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Statistical Inference, Learning with Unlabeled Data, Meta and Ensemble learning.

He has done significant research work his research areas applying various Machine Learning and Data Analytics methodologies and published many quality international conferences and journal papers.

Dr. Yong Ee Hou

 

 

Dr. Yong Ee Hou

Assistant Professor

Nanyang Technological University

Dr. Yong Ee Hou is an Assistant Professor in Physics and Applied Physics at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at Nanyang Technological University. He received his BSc in Mathematics, BSc in Physics, MSc in Statistics from Stanford University, and PhD in Physics from Harvard University.He works on various problems in statistical and biological physics such as complex networks, control theory, phase transitions, biomechanical models, stochastic processes, etc.

Amazon

 

Amazon - World leader in e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming and AI.
 

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis. These cloud computing web services provide distributed computing processing capacity and software tools via AWS server farms

Amazon SageMaker is built on Amazon’s two decades of experience developing real-world ML applications, including product recommendations, personalization, intelligent shopping, robotics, and 
voice-assisted devices.
 

Amazon SageMaker is a fully managed machine learning service. With SageMaker, data scientists and developers can quickly and easily build and train machine learning models, and then directly deploy them into a production-ready hosted environment.

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the colleges of Engineering, Business, Science, and Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and its Graduate College. 

 

NTU is consistently ranked within the top 20 universities in the world according to most rankings, and is currently ranked 19th globally in the QS World University Rankings 2022-2023. In 2019, NTU was placed 11th globally in the QS World University Rankings. It was also ranked the world’s best young university (under 50 years old) by QS for the sixth consecutive year in 2019. In addition, NTU was named the world’s fastest rising young university by Times Higher Education in 2015.
 

Faculty Profile

Dr. Kwoh Chee Keong

Dr. Kwoh Chee Keong

Deputy Executive Director

Centre for Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE@NTU)
Nanyang Technological University

Dr. Kwoh Chee Keong is currently in the School of Computer Science and Engineering since 1993. He is also the Executive Deputy Director of Centre for Professional and Continuing Education, PaCE@NTU.

Dr. Kwoh's main interests lie in the desire to making sense of big heterogeneous data by applying various AI, Machine Learning and Data Analytics methodologies for real application in engineering, life science, medical and manufacturing. These include: Data Analytics and Mining, Soft Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Statistical Inference, Learning with Unlabeled Data, Meta and Ensemble learning.

He has done significant research work his research areas applying various Machine Learning and Data Analytics methodologies and published many quality international conferences and journal papers.

Dr. Yong Ee Hou

 

 

Dr. Yong Ee Hou

Assistant Professor

Nanyang Technological University

Dr. Yong Ee Hou is an Assistant Professor in Physics and Applied Physics at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at Nanyang Technological University. He received his BSc in Mathematics, BSc in Physics, MSc in Statistics from Stanford University, and PhD in Physics from Harvard University.He works on various problems in statistical and biological physics such as complex networks, control theory, phase transitions, biomechanical models, stochastic processes, etc.

Amazon

 

Amazon - World leader in e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming and AI.
 

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis. These cloud computing web services provide distributed computing processing capacity and software tools via AWS server farms

Amazon SageMaker is built on Amazon’s two decades of experience developing real-world ML applications, including product recommendations, personalization, intelligent shopping, robotics, and 
voice-assisted devices.
 

Amazon SageMaker is a fully managed machine learning service. With SageMaker, data scientists and developers can quickly and easily build and train machine learning models, and then directly deploy them into a production-ready hosted environment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the AIYA?

The A.I. Internship is an On Campus – 15 Days full of learning, it is conducted by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) & Amazon (AWS)

It is conducted by:

  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
  • Amazon (AWS)

It is 15 days On Campus - internship programme, conducted at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. 

It is an academic internship, which is a hands-on guided experience in an academic environment to hone industry-relevant skills and knowledge in a chosen domain with mentorship and training by university professor(s) and industry professional(s).

  • They will understand, experience and apply fundamental AI concepts.
  • They will appreciate the workings behind real life AI research and applications.
  • They will conceptualise, design and implement a social/ technological innovation project with expert inputs from faculty from NTU and professionals from Amazon.
  • They will get insights on higher education and the international university admission process and applications in industry.
  • They will develop a strong profile for international university admissions.

Our project managers will be able to guide you to the admissions department. You will need to explore opportunities on your own with the admissions department based on your area of passion and interest for higher studies.

How do I apply?

You may download the Factsheet below or fill in the interest form. One of our counsellors will be in touch with you to take it forward and assist you with the enrollment. You may also enroll through our website and make the payment via a Debit/Credit card or Online Banking.

This program is open to all students from middle school and high school . This is an open programme that focuses on providing a better understanding of Artificial Intelligence, how it is changing our world, its benefits and usage in our everyday lives.

No, our course is specially designed to ensure that students from all streams and areas of study can easily understand the concepts taught at this internship.

Yes, students studying the ICSE, CBSE, IB MYP, IB DP, IGCSE curriculum can apply for the programme. Students can be of any nationality, ethnicity and belong to any country!

This is a fully-residential program. All students and visiting faculty will stay at the NTU dormitories in a single room, non-AC accommodation. NTU has a cafeteria which serves food from 16 countries: vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are available.

Please refer the programme fee on the website. In addition to that, you should factor in the cost of flights, insurance and visa applications . Also, food expenses are an additional cost of approximately S$ 20 per day.

The academic internship schedule, date and time are subject to change based on the availability of professor(s) from NTU and professionals from Amazon (AWS). Prior notice will be given to all concerned parties on the change of date and the best efforts will be made by Corporate Gurukul to accommodate all parties when deciding the revised schedule, date and time.

The selection criteria are as follows:

  1. Overall academic performance (grades) in current year or previous year
  2. Resume and Essays in Application Form

What is the last date to pay for the registration fees?

Please refer the Offer Letter issued to you.

  • Certificate of Completion from Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
  • Certificate of Completion from Amazon (AWS)
  • Individual Letter of Recommendations for top project group by NTU
  • Flights/Visa/Travel Insurance
  • Local Transport in India
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • International SIM Card
  • Local Transport in Singapore for personal visits/sightseeing
  • Entrance Fee to various tourist attractions in Singapore
  • Medical expenses in Singapore
  • Gym, laundry or any other hostel facility charges
  • Stay in Singapore before or after academic internship dates

Which certificate(s) and transcript(s) will I get after completion of this academic internship?

  • Certificate of Completion from Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
  • Certificate of Completion from Amazon (AWS)
  • Individual Letter of Recommendations for top project group by NTU

Issuance of all certificates and the LoE will be at Corporate Gurukul’s discretion subject to:

  1. the participant’s performance
  2. completion of assignments and
  3. 90% attendance during the academic internship

The certificates will be awarded during the Valedictory Ceremony at the end of the programme.

The LOE(s) will be posted to your respective institutes 60 days post the programme completion.

The hands-on sessions are conducted in the Lecture Theatre/Seminar Rooms. You will not visit any laboratories for the same unless requested by the professor(s).

Laptop with the specifications mentioned in ACADEMIC INTERNSHIP PREREQUISITES is MANDATORY for all participants.

No. The entire academic internship is delivered at NTU, Singapore.

Yes, you will be assigned teams for project work and assignments. These teams typically consist of 4-5 members.

No, the team members are assigned by Corporate Gurukul team in consultation with the professor(s). They are created keeping in mind that the prerequisite readiness and a proper mix of students from various institutions. Any request for choice of team member will not be entertained.

All assignments and projects will be submitted on the Learning Management System, Acadly.

Assignments will be given daily and need to be submitted as per specified deadline. You may be required to work on the assignments in teams or individually as per the nature of assignment.

You are required to complete one project during the duration of the programme. This will be done in teams.

The project presentations will be conducted post the NTU and Amazon sessions.

Yes, both NTU and Amazon sessions will be graded.

The MCQ Quiz will be conducted every day during the afternoon session.

Any late submissions of project, assignments or quizzes beyond specified deadline will carry negative marks.

About AIYA

What is the AIYA?

The A.I. Internship is an On Campus – 15 Days full of learning, it is conducted by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) & Amazon (AWS)

It is conducted by:

  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
  • Amazon (AWS)

It is 15 days On Campus - internship programme, conducted at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. 

It is an academic internship, which is a hands-on guided experience in an academic environment to hone industry-relevant skills and knowledge in a chosen domain with mentorship and training by university professor(s) and industry professional(s).

  • They will understand, experience and apply fundamental AI concepts.
  • They will appreciate the workings behind real life AI research and applications.
  • They will conceptualise, design and implement a social/ technological innovation project with expert inputs from faculty from NTU and professionals from Amazon.
  • They will get insights on higher education and the international university admission process and applications in industry.
  • They will develop a strong profile for international university admissions.

Our project managers will be able to guide you to the admissions department. You will need to explore opportunities on your own with the admissions department based on your area of passion and interest for higher studies.

Applying for AIYA

How do I apply?

You may download the Factsheet below or fill in the interest form. One of our counsellors will be in touch with you to take it forward and assist you with the enrollment. You may also enroll through our website and make the payment via a Debit/Credit card or Online Banking.

This program is open to all students from middle school and high school . This is an open programme that focuses on providing a better understanding of Artificial Intelligence, how it is changing our world, its benefits and usage in our everyday lives.

No, our course is specially designed to ensure that students from all streams and areas of study can easily understand the concepts taught at this internship.

Yes, students studying the ICSE, CBSE, IB MYP, IB DP, IGCSE curriculum can apply for the programme. Students can be of any nationality, ethnicity and belong to any country!

This is a fully-residential program. All students and visiting faculty will stay at the NTU dormitories in a single room, non-AC accommodation. NTU has a cafeteria which serves food from 16 countries: vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are available.

Please refer the programme fee on the website. In addition to that, you should factor in the cost of flights, insurance and visa applications . Also, food expenses are an additional cost of approximately S$ 20 per day.

The academic internship schedule, date and time are subject to change based on the availability of professor(s) from NTU and professionals from Amazon (AWS). Prior notice will be given to all concerned parties on the change of date and the best efforts will be made by Corporate Gurukul to accommodate all parties when deciding the revised schedule, date and time.

Academics

The selection criteria are as follows:

  1. Overall academic performance (grades) in current year or previous year
  2. Resume and Essays in Application Form

Payment

What is the last date to pay for the registration fees?

Please refer the Offer Letter issued to you.

  • Certificate of Completion from Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
  • Certificate of Completion from Amazon (AWS)
  • Individual Letter of Recommendations for top project group by NTU
  • Flights/Visa/Travel Insurance
  • Local Transport in India
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • International SIM Card
  • Local Transport in Singapore for personal visits/sightseeing
  • Entrance Fee to various tourist attractions in Singapore
  • Medical expenses in Singapore
  • Gym, laundry or any other hostel facility charges
  • Stay in Singapore before or after academic internship dates

Programme Completion Documents

Which certificate(s) and transcript(s) will I get after completion of this academic internship?

  • Certificate of Completion from Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
  • Certificate of Completion from Amazon (AWS)
  • Individual Letter of Recommendations for top project group by NTU

Issuance of all certificates and the LoE will be at Corporate Gurukul’s discretion subject to:

  1. the participant’s performance
  2. completion of assignments and
  3. 90% attendance during the academic internship

The certificates will be awarded during the Valedictory Ceremony at the end of the programme.

The LOE(s) will be posted to your respective institutes 60 days post the programme completion.

The hands-on sessions are conducted in the Lecture Theatre/Seminar Rooms. You will not visit any laboratories for the same unless requested by the professor(s).

Laptop with the specifications mentioned in ACADEMIC INTERNSHIP PREREQUISITES is MANDATORY for all participants.

No. The entire academic internship is delivered at NTU, Singapore.

Yes, you will be assigned teams for project work and assignments. These teams typically consist of 4-5 members.

No, the team members are assigned by Corporate Gurukul team in consultation with the professor(s). They are created keeping in mind that the prerequisite readiness and a proper mix of students from various institutions. Any request for choice of team member will not be entertained.

All assignments and projects will be submitted on the Learning Management System, Acadly.

Assignments will be given daily and need to be submitted as per specified deadline. You may be required to work on the assignments in teams or individually as per the nature of assignment.

You are required to complete one project during the duration of the programme. This will be done in teams.

The project presentations will be conducted post the NTU and Amazon sessions.

Yes, both NTU and Amazon sessions will be graded.

The MCQ Quiz will be conducted every day during the afternoon session.

Any late submissions of project, assignments or quizzes beyond specified deadline will carry negative marks.