Summer Research Internships at ICRAR in Australia, 2017

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The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is pleased to offer Summer Research Internships begin on November 27th in 2017. In 2017 selected undergraduate students (preference to 3rd, 4th year, and honors students) from Australia and New Zealand will receive up to $6,000 over the 12-week internship (10 weeks work and a two week paid Christmas break). Applications for 2017 are due by 5 pm Friday, September 1, 2017.

Field of Internship: Projects will be available in astronomy, radio astronomy engineering, and data intensive astronomy. Four of the eight internships available are offered jointly with the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre for projects with a computational focus and use the Pawsey infrastructure. Successful students will be assigned a project that interests them based on their preferences from an extensive list of projects over many topics in astronomy, astronomy computing or radio astronomy engineering.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)
Internship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be undergraduate students (preference will be given to 3rd year and above, including honors, but all currently enrolled students are welcome to apply).
  • Internships will run for approximately 10 weeks of work during the period late November 2017 to February 2018, although dates for the internships are negotiable. Students are expected to start on the first day of the studentship program unless extenuating circumstances apply.
  • The studentship is for up to $6,000 per student, paid in weekly installments of $500 for the duration of the studentship, including over the two week Christmas break (10 weeks total work, 12 weeks total pay).
  • Applicants from outside WA will receive a return flight to Perth from their home city, as well as up to 50% accommodation subsidy from ICRAR.
  • There will be a mandatory one-week induction with the Pawsey Centre in the first week for most students.
  • Students must be studying at an Australian or New Zealand educational institution and not have held an internship with ICRAR in the past.
  • Students will write a final report and give an oral presentation on their work at the conclusion of the project. There may be other requirements which will be made clear to students throughout the program.
  • Students will be expected to maintain a high level of attendance throughout the duration of the internship and conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.

Internship Open for International Students: International students are eligible to apply for this internship program.

Is this paid internship? The studentship is for up to $6,000 per student, paid in weekly installments of $500 for the duration of the studentship, including over the two week Christmas break (10 weeks total work, 12 weeks total pay).

Applicants from outside WA will receive a return flight to Perth from their home city, as well as up to 50% accommodation subsidy from ICRAR.

There will be a mandatory one-week induction with the Pawsey Centre in the first week for most students.

Internship Description: In 2017 selected undergraduate students (preference to 3rd, 4th year, and honors students) from Australia and New Zealand will receive up to $6,000 over the 12-week internship (10 weeks work and a two week paid Christmas break). Applicants not from Western Australia will also receive one return airfare to Perth from their home city. Accommodation can be organized by ICRAR and will be subsidized by up to 50%.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration: Internships will run for approximately 10 weeks of work during the period late November 2017 to February 2018, although dates for the internships are negotiable. Students are expected to start on the first day of the studentship program unless extenuating circumstances apply.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

All applications must include:

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Official Academic Transcript
  • Contact Details for two Academic Referees

Internship Application Deadline: Applications for 2017 are due by 5 pm Friday, September 1, 2017.

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