IRES – International Research Experience for Students

Near Grand Place Square, Brussels (Photo: Mike Keung)

Applications are now being accepted for the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology’s (INBT) summer 2015 International Research Experience for Students (IRES) program. The program offers both undergraduate and graduate positions. Applications are due by January 23, 2015.  

INBT has funding to support four summer research internships at IMEC in Belgium. The International Research Experience for Students (IRES) program, funded by the National Science Foundation, provides support for students to work with researchers at The Inter-University MircroElectronics Centre (IMEC) in Leuven, Belgium. Students work at IMEC’s world-class microfabrication facility and learn to design, fabricate and test a wide range of biomedical devices.

The internships are for 10 to 12 weeks and include travel expenses, accommodation, and a stipend. The IRES program is open to Johns Hopkins undergraduate and graduate students ONLY.

Students from under-represented racial/minority groups and women in science and engineering are encouraged to apply.

You will need to submit a CV/resume, research statement and one letter of reference. If you have additional questions, please contact Tom Fekete at for more information on the application process.

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