PhD Students for our 3-months internship program – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Posted 1 year ago

Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) is looking for motivated mathematics and computer science

PhD Students for our 3-months internship program

who are in an advanced phase of their PhD studies and who have been assigned a research project.

Job description

The CWI Internship is an incubator for talented PhD students who are active researchers in mathematics and computer science. It is a program with challenging projects. Start and end dates are flexible with regard to academic schedules, but you will be expected to commit to about three consolidated months of full-time work at CWI.
You will be working in a team of talented and enthusiastic researchers which helps you develop your skills and make you a more interesting candidate in the research field. You will be assigned an internal supervisor who will inspire you and your team. As a member of this project and team-based internship program you will have the opportunity to act as a top performer in mathematics and computer science.


To enter The Netherlands you might need a short stay visa. (based on your nationality).

Terms and conditions

We want to make sure we provide you a valuable learning experience and a deeper understanding of CWI’s research objectives. You can attend interesting talks, lectures and workshops given by various researchers. Next to a good learning experience, nice colleagues, and lots of fun in Amsterdam, you will receive compensation in the form of an internship stipend, we will arrange and pay for your housing and will pay for your ticket. We will give you recommendations on the best places to go in Amsterdam, and also give you an overview of the surrounding areas.

Information and application

To qualify for the CWI internship you are based in a country outside of the Netherlands. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion or national origin. However, each year  the committee aims at granting at least one third of the internships female researchers. We especially encourage female researchers to apply for the internships programming.
All applications should include a detailed resume, research proposal and a letter of reference. The application deadline is 14 June 2023.
For more information about CWI, please visit or watch our video about working at CWI.

Diversity code

CWI encourages a diverse workforce: we endeavour to develop talent and creativity by bringing people from different backgrounds and cultures together. We recruit and select based on capabilities and talent. We strongly encourage everyone with the appropriate qualifications to apply for the vacancy, regardless of age, gender, origin, sexual orientation or physical abilities.

About CWI

To find more information about the group, please visit the group page and watch their video.

Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) is the Dutch national research institute for mathematics and computer science and is an institute of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The mission of CWI is to conduct pioneering research in mathematics and computer science, generating new knowledge in these fields and conveying it to trade, industry, and society at large. CWI is an internationally oriented institute, with 160 scientists from approximately 30 countries. The facilities are first-rate and include excellent IT support, career planning, training, and courses. CWI is located at Amsterdam Science Park which is home to one of the largest concentrations of beta science in Europe. A melting pot of innovation. Companies looking to collaborate can work together with brilliant students, scientists and fellow entrepreneurs. Collectively they develop revolutionary solutions for today’s issues and tomorrow’s challenges.

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