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Austria Announces Paid Internship Program For International Students Including Pakistanis

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) has launched the IST Internship Program in Austria, offering an unparalleled opportunity for international students. The IST Summer Internship in Austria 2024 is now open for applications from both bachelor’s and master’s students keen on pursuing research in various fields, including biology, data science, computer science, mathematics, neuroscience, chemistry, physics, and interdisciplinary areas.

This international paid internship, spanning one year, provides students with a unique chance to gain valuable work experience under professional supervision and within a stimulating environment. The summer internship program aims to enhance participants’ scientific and research expertise, allowing them to translate theoretical knowledge into practical applications.

The IST research internship program is a collaboration with OeAD, an international organization specializing in education and scientific cooperation. With a commitment to training capable, motivated, and skilled students from around the world, IST Austria encourages students to select their research topics before applying for the IST Summer Internship in Austria 2024. Successful interns will have the opportunity to showcase their research work in a symposium.

IST Austria, already home to students from over 70 nationalities, boasts a diverse learning environment and world-class professors and assistant professors. Working under their guidance provides a unique kickstart to the future of selected candidates. This opportunity is particularly beneficial for current students seeking research projects.

Beyond research activities, the IST summer internship program in Europe offers various social events, making interns’ time unforgettable and valuable. Interns will also have the chance to attend the annual BBQ at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria, fostering strong bonds among interns, researchers, and other members of IST.

The fully funded internship in Europe presents an excellent opportunity for students to gain work experience in a challenging environment, helping them develop new skills and enhance existing ones. The ISTA Scientific Internship additionally offers networking opportunities with industry professionals, paving the way for future career opportunities.

Austria, known for its breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage, serves as the backdrop for this IST Summer Internship. It provides interns with the chance to explore and immerse themselves in the beauty of the country.

Fields offered for the IST Summer Internship 2024 include Biology, Computer Science, Data Science and Scientific Computing, Physics, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Chemistry & Materials, and Interdisciplinary Areas. The duration of the internship is 2-3 months, taking place between May 15 and September 15.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants can be current bachelor’s or master’s students or recent graduates.
  • Completion of at least four bachelor’s studies before the ISTernship Program 2024 starting date.
  • Graduates within a year from the IST summer internship program start date are also eligible to apply.
  • Degrees must be in natural or computer sciences, mathematics, or related disciplines.
  • English proficiency certificate is required.
  • Genuine interest in the selected research field.
  • Knowledge about the chosen research project for the scientific internship program.

Benefits of the IST Summer Internship Program 2024:

  • Monthly compensation for interns.
  • Health insurance coverage.
  • Allowance for travel costs.
  • Housing facilities provided (on campus or in OeAD residences in Vienna).
  • Free access to ISTA shuttle bus services to Vienna on business days.
  • Airfare tickets and Visa assistance if required.
  • Opportunity to gain research experience under professional supervision.
  • Experience at top laboratories in Europe.
  • Collaboration with international researchers.
  • Networking with like-minded scientists and mentors from around the world.

Required Documents for the ISTernship Summer Program 2024:

  • CV/Resume (in PDF format).
  • Statement of Purpose.
  • University transcripts and diplomas.
  • Contact information of 1 or 2 referees.

The application process for the IST internship program 2024 is conducted online. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply before the deadline on February 15, 2024. This internship provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain research experience, collaborate with international researchers, and connect with mentors worldwide.

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