For participation in the Summer 2018 program, students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate institution and be entering their junior or senior year in Fall 2018.
If you are currently attending a U.S. institution and hold a valid F-1 visa, you may apply.
No, research experience is not required.
While not required, it has been noted by faculty and previous interns that the following coursework and/or experiences would be helpful for interns' success:
The internship dates are June 4 - August 10, 2018 and roughly coincide with the University of Texas at Austin's summer semester schedule.
We prefer that interns do not take classes over the summer, however it may be allowed contingent upon approval from the supervising professor. Tuition assistance will not be provided.
No, housing is not provided. Interns must make their own housing arrangements.
Summer interns will be provided with a University ID Card, library privileges, permission to purchase a temporary membership to RecSports and permission to apply for and purchase a Parking Permit.
Typically interns will be assigned to work within one of the ICES Research Centers or Groups. This will involve working with faculty, graduate students, and postdocs. Each intern may be assigned to a different Research Center/Group.
The application deadline for the Summer 2018 program is February 1, 2018. All materials must be received in our office no later than this date to receive consideration.
Relevant background should include: coursework, previous summer internship positions, course projects in computational science and engineering (CSE) related courses, and previous jobs that include CSE research components. If there is a specific research center/group or ICES faculty member you are interested in working with, you may indicate it here. You may submit this information in a separate document if you prefer.
Yes, a copy of your official transcript is required. Please note - this is a COPY of your OFFICIAL transcript. Obtain your official transcript from your university. Scan it. Upload the scanned copy. Please do not submit copies of unofficial transcripts (such as those printed from your university's website).
All applications are reviewed by the Internship Committee, which makes selections and assigns interns to a research group and supervising professor. If you are accepted, you will receive notification of which supervisor and research center/group you have been assigned to. You are strongly encouraged to contact your assigned supervisor prior to accepting the internship to ensure the proposed project topic/research area matches your interests.
All applicants will be notified via e-mail once selections have been made.
The number of internships awarded each year varies. In general, we anticipate awarding between 5 and 10 internships per year.
Please use the Application Materials Uploader located at the bottom of the main Internship page.