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Summer Internship Opportunities

There are a number of opportunities for undergraduate students, particularly those about to enter their final year, to take up positions in various research institutes as summer interns. As well as the opportunities offered within the particle physics group at the University of Liverpool, the following schemes may be of interest to students.

Particle Physics Internships at Liverpool

Note: The deadline for projects for Summer 2021 at Liverpool has now passed. This page will be updated with details for the 2022 program at a later date

The Particle Physics group in Liverpool is offering 6 virtual projects in the summer of 2021. These are unpaid placements of four weeks which can take place any time between July and September as agreed with the project supervisor. The list of projects can be found here.

To apply, send a copy of your C.V. and a one page cover letter to Dr. Stephen Farry before the deadline of April 21st 2021. In your letter, please indicate your first and second choice projects. Please also include the names of two referees we may contact.

Additional projects are also available for University of Liverpool students in joint collaboration with host laboratories, including CERN, Desy and LIP, and are also listed here. For details of how to apply, please see the details on the page or contact Prof. Uta Klein directly.

CERN Summer Student Program

The CERN summer student program takes place generally between the months of July and September and in normal years involves placements in Geneva for the duration of the internship. For 2021, the program will take place entirely online, and more details on the application procedure can be found here.

DESY Summer Student Program

The DESY summer student program takes place  between the months of July and September. For 2021, fully online and hybrid programs are available, as well as a summer school. More details on the application procedure can be found here.

Fermilab Summer Student Program

Fermilab in Chicago also offers a number of summer placement opportunities. Some of these schemes are directed at applicants from European countries. See the link here for more details.

STFC Work Experience Placements at RAL

 STFC offers a range of work experience placements based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. The call for 2021 placements is open until 15th March 2021, and will take place between July and August 2021. See more information at the link here.

For more details please contact Dr. Stephen Farry .