Summer Internship Programme 2018

Feb 27 2018 Posted: 12:10 GMT

Applications are invited for research bursaries intended for undergraduate students wishing to pursue a 4-6 week summer research project in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, starting 28 May 2018. Each bursary has a value of 500 euro (or possibly more in certain cases).

These internship bursaries are available to undergraduate students of any nationality and university. Preference will be given to students in the penultimate year of their undergraduate studies.

Eligible supervisors are listed under "Academic Staff" on the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics website. Candidates should make contact directly with a prospective supervisor to discuss a project and to arrange for the submission of the required recommendation by the prospective supervisor.

 Application Deadline

5pm Friday 16 March 2018.

Application Procedure

To apply for a bursary students should first find a supervisor within the school who is willing to supervise them for a a 4-6 week summer project. The project should start on 28 May 2018, though the 4-6 week research period need not be continuous.

Students should email a single pdf file to graham.ellis@nuigalway.ie containing:

  1. The name of the proposed project supervisor.
  2. A short description of the research project (200 words maximum).
  3. A table containing percentage grades for all university modules completed to date. Provisional results for Semester I of the current academic year should be included.

Students should also ensure that the proposed supervisor sends a short recommendation to graham.ellis@nuigalway.ie. There is no official application form.

Evaluation

Applications will be evaluated by members of the School's Research Committee. Students will be ranked based on their academic grades, the proposed research project and the supervisor's recommendation letter.

Goetz Pfeiffer

School of Mathematics, Statistics & Applied Maths

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