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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): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Biophysics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Geophysics
Medical Physics
Nonlinear Dynamics
Nuclear Physics
Physics Education Research
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Sound and Acoustics
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
depending on internship offers from participating PhD students
Description: RISE provides North American undergrads the opportunity to work on cutting edge research projects in the fields of biology, chemistry, earth sciences, engineering, and physics at top research institutions (e.g., Max-Planck-Institutes) and universities in Germany. Students are paired with German PhD students in a unique  mentoring partnership to ensure immediate integration into hands on lab work, as well as a built-in social network.  

If admitted into the program, you would receive a scholarship to cover living expenses, a 5-day German rail pass for travel within Germany, and the opportunity to attend a 3-day meeting in Heidelberg with other RISE participants.  

On-line registration and a list of our Summer 2008 internship opportunities is now available through the following link: http://www.daad.de/rise/profil/firstlogin/application/
Stipend: 650 euro per month
Benefits: health insurance, accident and personal liability insurance, 5-day German rail pass, a three-day meeting of all scholarship holders in the southern German town of Heidelberg
Application Deadline: 01/31/2008
Job Website: http://www.daad.de/rise
Additional Information: Applicants must be enrolled in a North American undergraduate degree program throughout participation on the RISE Program and immediately upon return to the United States.

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