Internship at Indian Institute of Astrophysics – Bangalore, Kodaikanal

Indian Institute of Astro PhysicsAre you a sky gazing enthusiast? Are you a big fan of particle physics? Do you try to prove all life phenomenon using e=mc^2? Do you have a fetish for quantum physics? For all the Astrophysicists out there, here’s the perfect opportunity for you to dwell more into your interests.

Summer Internships and summer programs in School in Physics and Astrophysics are available. Last date to apply is 15th March 2013hurry up! 

About IIAP: – The Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIAP) is a premier institute devoted to research in astronomy, astrophysics and related physics. It traces its origins back to an observatory set up in 1786 at Madras which from the year 1792 began to formally function at its Nungambakkam premises as the Madras Observatory. In 1899, the observatory moved to Kodaikanal. In the year 1971, the Kodaikanal Observatory became an autonomous society, the Indian Institute of Astrophysics. The headquarters were shifted to Bangalore into its present campus in Koramangala in 1975. Today, funded by the Department of Science and Technology, the Institute ranks as a premier institution devoted to research and education of astronomy and physics in the country. The main observing facilities of the Institute are located aKodaikanal, Kavalur,Gauribidanur and Hanle.

About the internship: – Summer internships as well as programs in the School of Physics and Astrophysics are available.

Who can apply: –

  • Students who will complete their M.Sc.(in Physics/Mathematics) BE/B.Tech. (Applied Physics/Engineering-Physics/Computer Science/Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation/Radio Physics/Photonics/Optics) in 2014 can apply for the internship, whereas the program for the School of Physics and Astrophysics is for B.Sc as well.
  • Students who are eligible for the Internship Programme can also apply for the School in Physics and Astrophysics programme, however, students who are eligible ONLY for the School in Physics and Astrophysics cannot apply for the Internship Programme.

Location : – Summer internship will take place at Bangalore, whereas the School of Physics and Astrophysics will take place at Kodaikanal. Students selected for the internship will also attend the School of Physics and Astrophysics at Kodaikanal.

Duration: – The internship is from 13 May – 12 July 2013. School of Physics and the Astrophysics school will be held from 13 – 24 May, 2013.

How to apply: – Please fill the application form here. Please find entire details of the program here.

Editor’s note: – Information above is my interpretation and paraphrasing of what I found on the shared link. If you have any more specific information on this internship or have interned in this program before and would like to share your experience, please leave a comment.

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