The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is pleased to announce its prestigious IST Summer Internship 2020 Austria. Students from any country or nationality can apply for  ISTernship Summer Program 2020. The good thing about this international internship in Austria is that you can apply without IELTS or TOEFL

IST Austria Internship is a fully paid internship and it will cover monthly scholarship and travel allowance, accommodation and arrange insurance after your arrival. There is no application fee for this internship program. 

The fully-funded internship in Austria will be held between May 15 and September 15. The ISTernship 2020 is accepting applications from Undergraduate and Master’s students from all over the world. 

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IST Summer Internship Austria 2020 Details:

Host Country:

  • Austria

Host University:

  • Institute of Science and Technology Austria 

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Internship Duration:

  • The duration of the ISTernship program is 8–12 weeks.

Internship Dates:

  • The Austria Internship will be held between May 15 and September 15 . Selected candidates choose the exact length and dates together with the supervisor.

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Internship Areas:

  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Neuroscience
  • Interdisciplinary Areas.

The list of participating faculty for the ISTernship 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).

Benefits of Summer Internship 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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Internship 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.
  • 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).

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for the internship in Europe is given below:

  • 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.

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Required Documents:

To complete your summer internship application, you will need the following:

1. Your resume/CV: include

  1.   your educational history from high school onwards
  2.   relevant work experience
  3.   additional qualifications
  4.   list of publications (if any)
  5.   scholarships, awards, etc. (if any)

2. Statement of purpose: a one-page essay in which you explain

  1.   your research experience and the research area(s) you find the most interesting
  2.   your motivation for applying to the IST Austria ISTernship program
  3.   which professor(s) you are interested in doing research with

3. University transcripts/diplomas of current and completed/previous degrees

4. One or two referee(s) who taught or supervised your work in an academic setting: you will need to enter

  1.   their names
  2.   institutions, and
  3.   email addresses

The referee(s) will be contacted directly by us (by email) and asked to submit a reference letter for you. The reference letter is needed to complete your application.

How to get an internship abroad?

Start your internship application by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below. You need to select your preferred professor(s) to work with, but you don’t to contact the professor. 

Please note that the letters of recommendation, submitted by your referee(s), are also due by February 1, 2020, 23:59 CET.

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Application Deadline:

  • The last date to apply for the IST Summer Internship Austria 2020 is February 1, 2020 (23:59 CET).

Notifications to all complete applications will be sent out around mid-March. After receiving an offer to join the ISTernship program, selected candidates will need to accept the offer within about a week.


Deadline is February 1, 2020