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RISE Research Internships in Germany

Primary Institution: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Affiliation: in cooperation with PhD students from German universities
City: German universities
State: Non U.S.
Job Duration: 6 - 12 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Minimum GPA: none
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): depending on internship offers from participating PhD students
Description: Within two years, RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) has established itself as an outstanding opportunity to combine serious research with a rewarding study-abroad experience. Scholarships are awarded to American and Canadian undergraduates in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, and engineering.

As a RISE participant, you spend the summer working on a research project with a German PhD student, who serves as a personal and professional mentor. You'll receive a scholarship to cover living expenses, and the PhD student will help find housing. Get exposed to advanced research and learn about Germany from the inside. Make new friends and establish professional contacts, and spend your weekends exploring the heart of Europe. Online registration and the internship database open on December 7.
Stipend: 615 euro per month
Benefits: health insurance, accident and personal liability insurance, a three-day meeting of all scholarship holders in the southern German town of Heidelberg
Application Deadline: 02/01/2007
Job Website: http://www.daad.de/rise
Additional Information: Applicants must not hold a degree by the time the internship begins.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Michaela Gottschling
Kennedyallee 50
53175 Bonn, Germany, Non U.S. 53175
Email: rise@daad.de
Phone: +49 228 882 567
Fax: +49 228 882 551