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École Polytechnique Internship Summer Program

January 31, 2017 (for early consideration)
Social Science


The École Polytechnique Internship Summer Program for International Students gives undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to carry out a 3 to 6-month internship in a research center of École Polytechnique. Located in the heart of the Université Paris-Saclay research cluster, l'X offers the opportunity to work in its laboratories on cutting edge research topics in an international environment. With 22 research centers on 8 major specialized or transverse fields, 600 researchers and €95 million research budget, l'X is ranked 66th in the world for  the scientific impact of its publications and for the number of articles co-authored with international institutions (Leiden ranking). The Program is managed by the Vice Presidency for International Relations in collaboration with the Vice Presidency for Research and open to both graduate and undergraduate students from Partner Institutions of École Polytechnique.

To apply: Candidates must apply directly to the institute by January 31, 2017 (see the application form here). If you plan to apply after January 31, 2017, contact the institution directly at as they will work with candidates on a case by case basis after this date. See all guidelines for application materials online here and submit your materials directly to the opportunity.

Questions? Please contact the Columbia University campus representative, Aida Sarr ( for further information on this opportunity. Or contact Dr Elena Murè ( for information on submitting the electronic application, deadlines, and application procedure.