Deadline:

31 December 2018 at 12 noon (Central European Time).

Applicants will be notified by e-mail by early February 2019.  

Location:

Zurich, Switzerland.

(Fully Funded)

Description

Student Summer Research Fellowship in Computer Science – ETH Zurich Switzerland

The Computer Science Department at ETH offers a new and interesting program that allows undergraduate and graduate students to obtain research experience in their department during the summer months. The program is open to all students worldwide. The department is committed to increasing diversity in the computer science area.

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Fellows will pursue a research project that aligns with a chosen area of their interest as part of a research group in the department. This includes interacting and collaborating with group members.

A number of on-site socializing events will help fellows to get to know people outside their respective research groups, including current ETH students at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Fellows have the opportunity to explore the vibrant culture of Zurich in the summer as well as the beautiful mountainous landscape of Switzerland in their free time.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

Research opportunities are available in the following areas:

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

2 months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

You are eligible for the Student Summer Research Fellowship program if you satisfy the following:

  • You are enrolled in a study program (Bachelor or Master) in computer science or a closely related field (e.g., electrical engineering, mathematics, physics)
  • Your expected graduation date in your current study program (Bachelor or Master) is January 2020 or later.
  • You have 2 years of study completed by summer 2019 (Master students naturally satisfy this condition).
  • The duration of the fellowship is fixed to the full two months of July and August.

Language requirements:
The program is fully conducted in English. Formal evidence is not required. However, the fellowship requires a good working knowledge of English. Your language ability may be assessed during an interview.

Admission process:
Your application will be evaluated on the basis of the documents provided. The last step of the application process may include an interview conducted with the shortlisted candidates.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

Fellows at ETH Zurich will receive a monthly allowance of about CHF1.750 to cover housing and living expenses. Travel and visa expenses will be covered as well. Students can claim the travel costs against receipts at the beginning of the program.

Affordable housing during the research stay will be organized, once a candidate is accepted into the program. We will also provide information regarding visa applications (where required).

Fellows have the opportunity to explore the vibrant culture of Zurich in the summer as well as the beautiful mountainous landscape of Switzerland in their free time.

How to Apply

Pre-Application: Please begin by exploring the faculty members in the participating hosting labs and their research topics.
You will be asked in your application to indicate one or two preferred research areas. This will help the program to coordinate optimal lab placements.
Remark: Please do not contact faculty members directly.

First Step: Create an account for the SiROP web page.

Second Step: After clicking the «Apply now» button on the linked SiROP page you will be asked to fill in personal data and upload several documents:

  • Your CV. Please use the Europass format.
  • Official academic transcript from your home university. Use the grading system that your university provides – the grading system on the GPA scale that you have been graded on.
  • Letter of motivation/personal statement (max 1 page). Describe in your own words why you have chosen your proposed scientific area of research. Explain what you hope to accomplish by coming to ETH and how it will support your academic or professional goals and prepare you for a career in research. A good personal statement can be written in half a page and you should aim not to write more than a full A4 page. Lay it out carefully to make it easy to read.

Third Step: Submit your application before the deadline.

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