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RISE and RISE Pro Internships

Term To Study: Summer 2013
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2013
Program Starts: Jun 01, 2013
Program Ends: Aug 15, 2013
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Internship
Link 1: Information Link for RISE and RISE Pro
Link 2: Sofia's Blog from Germany (IIT Student)
Contact Name: Daad-rise Michaela Gottschling
Contact Email: rise@daad.de
Program Description

RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 months during the summer. RISE interns are matched with doctoral students whom they assist and who serve as their mentors. The working language will be English. All scholarship holders receive stipends from the DAAD to help cover living expenses, while partner universities and research institutes provide housing assistance.


RISE Pro is for graduate students interested in gaining career-building research and work experience in a German company involved in science and engineering.

THE OFFICIAL APPLICATION WILL NOT OPEN UNTIL DECEMBER 2012. Applications are made only through the RISE website; the deadline is January 31, 2013. This posting is for informational purposes only, as RISE is very popular among our IIT students.

However, if you wish to apply and want to learn more about the program, please contact Ashley Sinclair at asincla1@iit.edu to ask for information about current and past RISE interns.

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