Masters Internships for Women

Every year, NCCR Robotics opens a call for proposals for projects for female Master’s students who wish to spend a period of 3-6 months in an NCCR Robotics lab. Interested students must make contact with their preferred lab to seek opportunities. We have collected some statements from previous grant winners, have a look at them and decide if this scheme is for you.

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NCCR Robotics offers financial assistance to women Master’s students studying in a robotics related field wishing to complete a 3-6 month internship at an NCCR Robotics laboratory. Three Master’s internships will be given of a value of up to 2000 CHF per month to cover travel and living expenses.  In order to apply for an internship students must first contact an NCCR professor to discuss which potential projects may be available. A full list of NCCR Robotics professors can be found on the people page of the NCCR Robotics website . Once professorial support has been obtained the student should submit a complete application, comprising:

The application should contain the following:

  1. A PDF document containing a brief description of the project as agreed between the hosting professor and the student (maximum 1 page including references, font size 12).
  2. A CV of the student candidate.
  3. One letter of recommendation.
  4. A letter from the host laboratory.

All items should be submitted in English. Applications should be sent by email to with the title “master internship application”.

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