Eligibility and How to Apply

Eligibility

You are eligible to apply for our program, if you:

  • have a background in biological sciences, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedicine or related discipline
  • are an undergraduate who has completed at least two years of university study OR have finished your undergraduate studies, but you are still enroled at your university OR are a first year post-graduate Master student
  • have a very good academic record
  • can proactively engage within a team-oriented work environment
  • are curious and enthusiastic about Epigenetics
  • are motivated to gain in-depth research experience.
  • have good English language skills (written and spoken)

How to apply

How you can apply for our program:

  • Submit your application in English via our online application system
  • Fill out the contact details (everything marked with a red star is mandatory)
  • Desired Salary: put in 0€
  • Upload the required documents (see below) combined in ONE pdf file
  • Your application was successful after you got the automated confirmation email

Required documents

For you application, you need to provide the following documents:

  1. Motivation letter (max. 1 page; font 11; contact details in top right corner) showing your motivation to join the Summer Internship Program in Epigenetics, Stem Cells and Cellular Plasticity, describing your research interest in Epigenetics, and how our program fits into your future career plans
  2. Curriculum vitae (max. 2 pages, font 11): Picture is not required; education, previous positions and what you learned there, skills (programs, language, techniques). For computational projects: section for programming skills and for what you used them
  3. Evidence of enrolment in your university program for the current academic year (the period of the summer internship needs to be covered)
  4. Certificate from your university indicating the type of degree, the area of study, the starting date and the predicted date of study completion
  5. Transcript of records showing the list of coursework and grades from your university studies to date
  6. Filled out project preference list (download here): you can select up to three projects, please rank them according to your priority (1 is high; 3 is low)

In case you have already a degree for your undergraduate studies, please upload the following documents in addition:

  • Certificate of your degree
  • Transcript of records of your undergraduate studies
  • Short description of your thesis work (can be bullet points: thesis title, techniques/programs you used, grade)

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please check the FAQ section first. If your question is not listed, please contact us.