Internships for Undergraduate & Masters Students – Fall 2023

Full Time
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ICFO offers the opportunity to undertake a Final Degree Project / Masters Thesis or to participate in a Research Stay with one of our Research Groups.

In this call we offer the following fellowships, which cover funding for up to 12-months.

  • Up to 6 x Student Research Fellowships 
  • Up to 3 x SPIE@ICFO María Yzuel Fellowship Awards
    An activity of the SPIE@ICFO Chair for Diversity in Photonic Sciences to attract, retain and promote talented women*.

Candidates will be considered for all fellowships for which they are eligible.

Projects may be undertaken with any Research Group. Research lines include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical Optics
  • Biophysics, Biophotonics & Super-Resolution Imaging
  • Photovoltaics, Thermal Photonics & Solar Fuels
  • Quantum and Low-Dimensional Materials
  • Optical Sensing & Optoelectronics
  • Nonlinear Optics, Ultrafast Optics & Atto-Science
  • NanoPhotonics & NanoMechanics
  • Ultracold Quantum Gases
  • Quantum Communications, Sensing & Simulation
  • Quantum Optics & Quantum Information
  • Nanophotonics, Condensed Matter Physics & Light-Matter Interactions

Interested students should browse the different research group profiles available on the ICFO website,, to identify the groups that best match their interests.

Selected students will participate in ICFO’s rich scientific life, benefit from the experience of ICFO researchers, cutting edge facilities, industrial projects, the institute’s stimulating and interdisciplinary environment, and as receive high-level training as well as extensive admin and tech support. They will collaborate with scientists on research assignments tailored from available projects at ICFO, and will also acquire skills for communicating their research results.

In addition, internal Undergraduate and Master student opportunities might become available, for which we may retain candidates applying to this present call.

*We welcome cis and trans women

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