As Austria's largest research and technology organisation for applied research, we are dedicated to make substantial contributions to solving the major challenges of our time, climate change and digitisation. To achieve our goals, we rely on our specific research, development and technology competencies, which are the basis of our commitment to excellence in all areas. With our open culture of innovation and our motivated, international teams, we are working to position AIT as Austria's leading research institution at the highest international level and to make a positive contribution to the economy and society.

We work project-based and in international, multidisciplinary teams and focus on the development of innovative solutions for our research and administrative projects. For motivated pupils and students, who are looking forward to starting a career in science, we offer various internships throughout the year.

Unsolicited application for (summer) internships

Depending on the Center or Administrative Area and project, your internship tasks may include:
  • Gain insights into the working environment of the applied research field.
  • Support us in national and international research projects related to highly innovative technologies - Our customers entrust us with research infrastructure projects and rely on our expertise to develop innovative solutions for digitalisation and carbonisation.
  • Work closely with experts from various disciplines - Hereby you will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with our colleagues on the latest technology developments.
  • Provide support on various laboratory activities and learning about our state-of-the-art research infrastructure.
  • Depending on your previous knowledge or interests, you will support our teams in various activities within the framework of our research projects or in the Support and Administrative Units, for e.g. Human  Resources, Marketing & Communications, Finance & Controlling, Purchasing & Logistics, Legal...
  • You will find out more about our processes and modern technologies, tools and methods.
  • You will have the opportunity to put your knowledge (for the first time) into practice.
Your qualifications as an Ingenious Partner:
  • You are attending school, or you are enrolled at a university/university of applied sciences or similar
  • You express a big interest for new technologies and applied research
  • High commitment, self-motivation and the ability to work both in team or independently
  • Good German and/or excellent English (both in spoken and written)

Application period:
  • For internships outside the summer holidays (e.g. compulsory internships for Universities of Applied Sciences , study-free time internships) are accepted all year round.
  • Summer internships: from January to end of February (at the latest) - you can expect feedback by the end of March.

Internship duration: may vary between 1 and 6 months

What to expect:
The amount of the remuneration depends on the level of your education (pupils EUR gross 1.085,-- or students EUR gross 1.366,-- per month, for a full-time internship (38,5 h / week).

At AIT diversity and inclusion are of great importance. This is why we strive to inspire women to join our teams in the field of technology. We welcome applications from women, who will be given preference in case of equal qualifications after taking into account all relevant facts and circumstances of all applications.
We look forward to receiving your application consisting of your CV and cover letter, with information on why you would like to do your internship at AIT and what interests you in particular at AIT.
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