1 February 2020



(Partially Funded)


ISTernship Summer Program

The ISTernship (“IST-” + “(int)ernship“) is a summer internship program for bachelor’s and master’s students who are looking to expand their scientific research experience. Every summer since 2013, roughly 30-40 students join the ISTernship program and work closely with our faculty or a lab member on a short research project.

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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 (July & August).
  • 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).

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Biology. See more details from here.
  • Computer science. See more details from here.
  • Data science. See more details from here.
  • Mathematics. See more details from here.
  • Physics. See more details from here.
  • Neuroscience.See more details from here.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

2-3 months.

2–3 months between May 15 and September 15. Exact dates and length are decided together with the supervisor.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • 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.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

The Internship covers:

  • 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.

How to Apply

First Step: Register here.

Second Step: Upload the following documents:

  • CV
  • 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

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.

*Note: For more information about How to Apply here

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This Scholarship Published by:
Amr Habib/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Eman Mahdy / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team