Student internships in gravitational-wave searches and observations

The department “Observational Relativity and Cosmology” at the Albert Einstein Institute (AEI) in Hannover offers student internships. Students are expected to actively participate in the activities of the research group.

This webpage contains information on how to apply for internships in this department. Please read the instructions below and follow them to apply. If you have further questions after reading this webpage, please contact via email.

If you are interested in doing a summer internship, please send an email containing the following items to

  1. a cover letter describing your motivation and interest, and providing information on third party funding to cover travel and accomodation costs. Typically we do not offer financial support for internships. Please indicate the earliest possible start date and the latest possible end date of your internship.
  2. your curriculum vitae (including a list of any publications),
  3. transcript of your academic grades.

Items 1 to 3 should be submitted as a single .pdf attachment.

Please arrange for two letters of reference in .pdf format to be sent to the same email address. In your cover letter please let us know from whom we should expect the letters.

The deadline for summer applications is the 1st of March. All applications send to are evaluated annualy in early March, and the outcomes will be communicated to all applicants by March 21st. Applications sent directly to individual members of this research group will not be considered.

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