The ISTernship is a summer internship program at IST Austria which offers research opportunities to outstanding undergraduate students interested in biology, computer science, data science, physics, mathematics. neuroscience and interdisciplinary areas.
- 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
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.
- Candidates must be enrolled Bachelor- or Master of Science students 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.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents to the application portal:
- 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
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.
- 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).
Duration: 8–12 weeks between May 15 and September 15. Exact dates and length are decided together with the supervisor.
The Application Deadline is to be submitted by February 15.