IRES – International Research Experience for Students

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Applications are now being accepted for the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology’s (INBT) summer 2016 International Research Experience for Students (IRES) program. The program offers both undergraduate and graduate positions. Applications are due by January 23, 2016.  

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 MicroElectronics 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.

Candidates must have a major in the science or engineering fields. Students from under-represented racial/minority groups and women in science and engineering are encouraged to apply. U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and U.S. nationals are eligible to apply.

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



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