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Internships For High-School Students

In order to get a glimpse into the life of a researcher, the Department of Physics and Material Science is organizing observational internships for high school students during school holidays, where they get to shadow an experienced researcher (typically a PhD student or a postdoc) and observe their daily tasks and experiments.

We currently offer 5 different internships:

 Internship 1, from Aug. 1st to Aug. 5th , 2022:

- Topics: solar cells, material science

- Places: max. 3

- Participating research groups: Physics of Advanced Materials, Multifunctional Ferroic Materials, Scanning Probe Microscopy Laboratory

- Application deadline: 1.6.2022


Internship 2, from Aug. 29th to Sept. 2nd , 2022:

Topics: theoretical physics, solar cells

- Places: 2

- Participating research groups: Theory of Mesoscopic Quantum System, Physics of Active Matter, Laboratory for Photovoltaics

- Application deadline 29.6.2022


Internship 3, from Aug. 29th to Sept. 2nd , 2022:

Topics: soft matter physics

- Places:2

- Participating research group: Experimental Soft Matter Physics

- Application deadline: 29.6.2022


Internship 4, from Oct. 31st to Nov. 4th , 2022:

Topics: Laser physics and ultra-fast phenomena

-  Places: max 3

-  Participating research group: Ultrafast Condensed Matter Physics

-  Application deadline 31.8.2022


Internship 5, from Oct. 31st to Nov. 4th , 2022:

- Topics: biophysics and solar cells

- 2 places available

- Participating research groups: Laboratory for Energy Materials, Physics of Living Matter

- Application deadline 31.8.2022


If you are interested, please send your CV, a motivation letter as to why you are interested in physics or materials science and transcript of your grades to Please also indicate and explain which internship(s) you would be interested in (1, 2…?). We will consider your application carefully and carry out a selection process. If you are selected, you will receive more detailed instructions from us.