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Summer Fellowship Programme 2024

**Applications are now open for the 2024 programme**

Tyndall National Institute and IPIC's Summer Fellowship Programme attracts students who are studying STEM in the Republic of Ireland and provides successful applicants with a truly immersive experience.

The Summer Fellowship Programme will allow you to work with renowned researchers at Tyndall National Institute, IPIC the SFI Centre for Photonics, MCCI and IERC. You'll receive access to world-class research environments, and the opportunity to learn from award-winning scientists and researchers who are at the cutting edge of deep-tech research.

To support you during the programme, you’ll be partnered up with a senior researcher that’s relevant to your chosen research area. You’ll receive a generous stipend while undertaking a 12-week research project complemented by a workshop series. You’ll learn about research commercialisation, communication and more. The Summer Fellowship Programme has been designed in a flexible manner for blended working that accommodates online remote learning as well as supervised lab access for each summer fellow.

To be considered for a summer fellowship position, you need to be enrolled as an undergraduate student in a Republic of Ireland based university or institute of technology from all STEM fields.

Summer fellows have the opportunity to work in a variety of specialised fields, including: 

  • BioPhotonics (IPIC)
  • Circuit Design (MCCI)
  • Emerging Materials & Devices (MNS)
  • Energy (IERC)
  • Integrated Sensors (MNS)
  • Optical Communications (IPIC)
  • Smart Systems (MNS)
  • Wireless RF Communications (MNS)

We will provide 30 Summer Fellowship positions for the 2024 programme. Applications are now open, for more information on the projects we are offering, please refer to the Project Overview Document.

Applications, after completing the application form, should be sent together with your CV to Caitríona Tyndall by 31st January 2024 to

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Open Evening

Interested in learning more about the career benefits of our 2024 Summer Fellowship program and hearing from past applicants? Tomorrow, Thursday January 18th we're hosting an Open Evening at 4pm in Tyndall and online - come and join us!

  • Register for in-person here on Eventbrite.
  • Register for online here on Zoom.