DESY Summer Student Programme
Each summer DESY offers undergraduate students in physics or related natural science disciplines the possibility to participate in the research activities of the laboratory.
Selected candidates join in the day-to-day work of research groups at the DESY Laboratory in Hamburg or Zeuthen (Berlin) and participate in one of these activities.
DESY Summer Students join groups engaged in the following activities:
Program A : Experiments with Synchrotron Radiation (only at Hamburg)
Students join photon science groups at DESY engaged in fundamental and applied
research in the fields of physics, biology, chemistry, crystallography, material science, and geological science. Some of the students will work in the frame of the European XFEL project. The work includes participation in activities like preparation and realization of measurements, evaluation of measured data, and technical improvements of instrumentation.
Information about the different categories within A1-A6 can be found here.
Program B : Research in Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics, accelerators and computing:
Experiments in Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics
Research is concentrated on the following areas:
— the experiments ATLAS, CMS at the proton-proton-collider LHC,
— the preparations for experiments at the e+e- International Linear Collider,
— the Belle II experiment and
— the experiment ALPS II at DESY.
At Zeuthen research is done also on the areas
— gamma-ray astronomy and astroparticle physics with the observatories
CTA, HESS, MAGIC, VERITAS, and Fermi LA (link) and
— neutrino astronomy and astroparticle physics with the IceCube Observatory (link).
Duration and dates: The Summer student programme takes place from July 19 to September 8. The students are expected to stay for the full period.
Allowances: DESY Summer Students will be paid a subsistence allowance to cover living expenses for a single person.
Travel expenses:Travel expenses will be subsidized.
Deadline: 31st January, 2018
|Type of Opportunity||Exchange Programs|
|Deadline||31st January, 2018|