Helmholtz Summer Internship Award in Berlin 2022


Closing Dates: February 7, 2022

Hurry now! Applications are ongoing for the 2022 Helmholtz Summer Internship Award in Berlin. Candidates seeking the International Internships program in Germany are highly encouraged to apply for this internship program

Students studying for a degree in Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Structural Biology, Mathematics or related subjects are strongly advised to apply.

The programme offers students the opportunity to participate in the everyday work of our research teams at their laboratories or experimental areas located at the HZB-campuses in Berlin-Wannsee or Berlin-Adlershof.

  • Duration of stay: July 4 to August 29, 2022
  • Working time 40 hours/week

Application Perks:

All Applicants will receive:

  • An internship contract of 8 weeks to work on a project.
  • A subsistence allowance for the whole contract duration of 1800€ gross for external participants and 1000€ gross for students of the universities located in Berlin and Potsdam.
  • Travel expenses will be subsidised up to an amount of 500€ to help you with the costs of travel between Berlin and your residence.

Application Criteria:

Applicants must:

  • Applicants must have completed at least two years of full-time study in your major discipline at university level.
  • You are a student (not PhD candidate) in Physics, Chemistry, Material Science or related subjects
  • You will remain registered as a student during your stay at HZB.
  • You have a good knowledge of English, knowledge of German would be an advantage.
  • You need to hand in a letter of reference by the end of the application period.

Required Documents:

  • Academic CV do not exceed 2 pages.
  • Transcripts and academic degree certificate (if applicable)
  • Letter of reference
  • Confirmation of Enrolment which is valid until the end of August 2022. Students from Non-EU and Non-EEA countries need a working permission for Germany are requested to download the Certificate of Enrolment. Only this form, filled in, signed and stamped by your university is accepted as evidence that you are a student.
  • Copy of passport or identity card in English

Application Process for Helmholtz Summer Internship Award in Berlin 2022:

Applications are accepted exclusively applications via their application form. only complete and suitable applications will be included in the next step of the selection process.

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