The US Department of Energy (DoE) and the National Institute for Nuclear Physics – Italy (INFN) announce the 2015 edition of the Summer Exchange Program, dedicated to the exchange of US and Italian students in science and engineering.
INFN, one of the leading organization worldwide promoting basic scientific reasearch, is involved with cutting-edge activities in all major INFN-DoE areas of interest: Particle Physics, Astroparticle Physics, Nuclear Physics, Theoretical Physics and Detector Physics (see http://www.infn.it/).
Period: The present call for applications is addressed to US students who are willing to join a INFN research team operating in Italy, for 2 months between June 1st and October 31st, 2015.
Positions: Positions are available at the following INFN sites, as described in this table.
The INFN sites involved in the program are:
- Bari, Bologna, Cagliari, Catania, CNAF, Ferrara, Frascati National Laboratory, Genova, Gran Sasso National Laboratory, Lecce, Legnaro National Laboratory, Napoli, Padova, Pisa, Roma, Roma Tor Vergata, Roma Tre, Torino, Trieste.
Requirements: Candidates must be enrolled as students at a US university and they must have begun, at the time of application,at least the third year of a US University curriculum in physics, engineering or computing science.
Grants amount to Euro 5000 for covering travel and living expenses. They are subjected to a reduction due to Italian income taxes. See “Info for selected students” for more details about the tax reduction in Italy.
Visa: Since September 2010, citizens of countries like US may enter Italy for a period of up to 90 days without a visa, to take part in the exchange program (please check here for non-US citizenships).
Application: In order to apply, participants are kindly asked to fill out the electronic APPLICATION FORM Deadline for applications: May 5rd, 2015
For further information, please contact:
Maria Cristina D’Amato
INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati
tel +39 06 94032373
fax +39 06 94032475
open fellow position at LNF http://www.lnf.infn.it/summer_student/