CERN openlab Summer Students 2013 – Computer Science, IT – Switzerland
“CERN explores what matter is made of and what holds it together by accelerating protons to a fraction under the speed of light and then smashing them together. The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has just started and is expected to generate some 25 million gigabytes of data per year.”
If the description above does not excite you, not sure what would! Another gem of summer internship opportunity with THE CERN for Computer Science, IT students. The last date to apply is 31st March 2013 – hurry!
About CERN openlab: – Through close collaboration with leading industrial partners, CERN acquires early access to technology well before it reaches the general computing market. CERN openlab is the framework for evaluating and integrating cutting-edge IT technologies and services. Together with its partners and contributor, HP, Intel, Oracle, Siemens and Huawei, it has R&D activities on:
- Computer Server Platforms and Related Software
- Large Scale Databases
- Automation and Controls Software
- Cloud Computing
- Wireless Networks Research
About CERN openlab summer student programme: – By joining the CERN openlab Student Programme, you will work with some of the latest hardware and software technologies and see how advanced IT solutions are used in high energy physics.
You will have the opportunity to attend a special series of lectures given by CERN IT experts on advanced CERN-related topics and to visit the laboratory facilities and experiments.
Who can apply: – Undergraduate, Post graduate, or Ph.D. students in Computer Science or Physics, interested in working on advanced IT projects for two months.
Location: – Geneva, Switzerland
Duration: – 2 months
Stipend: – The stipend of CHF 5500 is sponsored by CERN and the CERN openlab industrial partners and should cover travel, accommodation and living costs during the two-month stay. Students must have their own health and accident insurance.
How to apply: – Please refer to CERN openlab’s Summer Student Programme 2013 page for more info and application details. The last date to apply is 31st March 2013 – hurry!
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