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IST SUMMER INTERNSHIP AUSTRIA 2020 – FULLY FUNDED INTERNSHIP IN EUROPE

The deadline to apply is February 1, 2020 (23:59 CET)

The ISTernship (“IST-” + “(int)ernship“) is a summer internship program for bachelor’s and master’s students who are looking to expand their scientific research experience. Every summer since 2013, roughly 30-40 students join the ISTernship program and work closely with the faculty or a lab member on a short research project.



As part of the application, prospective interns choose a group to work in, and successful applicants agree on a research project with the group leader. The participating faculty will be announced latest when the call opens.

Upon arrival, ISTerns receive an introduction to research at IST Austria as well as an introduction to the IST Austria Graduate School. The program culminates with a research symposium, where ISTerns present their work to peers, faculty and lab mentors.

Internships are full-time and will be conducted exclusively in English.


ELIGIBILITY

  • Candidates must be enrolled Bachelor- or Master of Science students (or similar) in good standing at a degree-granting institution. They must have completed at least the fourth semester of their bachelor’s studies (before the respective start date).


  • All students, regardless of nationality or country of residence, are eligible to apply.


DURATION

2-3 months between May 15 and September 15. Exact dates and length are decided together with the supervisor.


APPLICATION

The application for the internship 2020 is now open. Start your application here! The application deadline for the 2020 internship is February 1, 2020, 23:59 CET. Please note that the letters of recommendation, submitted by your referee(s), are also due by February 1, 2020, 23:59 CET.


The list of participating faculty for the internship program 2020 can be found here. In your application, you need to indicate your preferred professor(s) to work with. You do not need to contact the professor(s).


INTERNSHIP AREAS:

  • Biology

  • Computer Science

  • Data Science

  • Mathematics

  • Physics

  • Neuroscience

  • Interdisciplinary Areas.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

We ask you to upload the following documents to the application portal:


  • CV

  • Statement of purpose

  • University transcripts and diplomas of all degree programs and all years you have attended and/or are currently enrolled in (we recommend to submit these in the original language as well as in English)

  • Contact information of 1 or 2 referees

ISTERNSHIP PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • Successful applicants receive assistance with travel and visa arrangements.


  • Each successful candidate receives compensation to assist with the cost of living in Austria and travel to and from Austria.


ISTERNSHIP EVENTS

There are a number of events either specifically organized for ISTerns or open to ISTerns aimed at making their time at IST Austria as valuable as possible.


  • Weekly presentations providing short overviews of the research conducted in groups at IST Austria given by the relevant professors or their Postdocs (July & August).

  • Invitation to the annual IST Austria barbeque (June).

  • Annual poster session in which ISTerns prepare a poster detailing their research project at IST Austria (August).

BENEFITS OF THE ISTERNSHIP SUMMER PROGRAM

  • Monthly compensation

  • Access to affordable health insurance

  • Allowance for travel costs

  • Subsidized housing

  • On-campus housing available

  • Free access to the IST Austria shuttle bus with hourly service to Vienna

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