Ecological and Environmental Change Research Group

Want to be an intern?

Internship opportunity in ecology (physical distance options included)!

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Are you a biology student who is interested in alpine ecology, vegetation science, functional traits and ecosystem ecology, and how climate change will affect alpine and/or high-latitude ecosystems? Then you are the right person for a research internship with us. Our internships will give you the chance to work with new fields and habitats, to learn important skills for a biologist such as data collection and analysis, critical thinking and problem solving, plus you will get a glimpse of the day-to-day work of ecologists and possibly establish contacts for future jobs abroad.

We typically accept interns during summer, when the field season is in full swing. Our research is conducted through highly collaborative projects, and as an intern, you will join one or more of our research teams to get a taste of life as a researcher in such project-based research groups. This provides you with ample opportunities to gain new experiences and skills, usually through a mix of field work, lab work, and data management and reporting.

We are aware that internships can have slightly different meanings and requirements between countries and universities. Please note that an internship in our group is not typically tailored to provide the intern with an individual research project.

In addition, we have some opportunities for data-based or lab-based projects that allow distance internship or opportunities to work with us outside the field season.

We are also connected to IAESTE where we advertise internships every year, and the Erasmus Student Network