Applications are open for the 2021 Internship in Austria- Fully Funded. The internship is offered by Institute of Science and Technology Austria – Scientific internships and is open all year for all nationalities.
Students who are either pursuing or have obtained a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in the natural or computer sciences, mathematics or any related discipline are eligible to apply for a scientific intern position at IST Austria. A scientific intern can be appointed for a period of up to 1 year. Candidates are selected by the head of a research group (Professor or Assistant Professor) and the appointment is subject to the availability of sufficient funds for the salary of the scientific intern and a formal approval of the Academic Affairs division. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis, and those interested in an independent scientific intern position at IST Austria should contact the respective group leader directly.
What is special about the IST Austria PhD curriculum is its flexibility—students come in with different goals and are able to shape their own educational and research trajectories. Some students come to IST Austria looking to explore, others have a clear idea of where they want to go. Their program accommodates both.
There are six tracks of PhD study:
IST Austria offers scientific interns a minimum salary of EUR 1,086 gross per month.
What do faculty members look for?
First, you identify which research group you’re most interested in working with. In order to find out about the range of research groups available, please browse this overview of research groups available.
Once you’ve found a research group you’d like to work with, email the research group leader directly, remembering to include:
If the research group leader is interested in hosting you as a scientific intern in their research group, he/she or his/her assistant will be in touch with you regarding the next steps.