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Internships in Fusion

Several Fusenet members offer internship projects, typically for two or three months, often in the summer, and for students at varying stages in their education. Some provide funding, whereas for others the student needs funding of their own.

If you are interested, please approach the contacts below stating what you are studying, at what stage in education you reside, when you hope to do an internship, etc. You can also search for specific Bachelor/Master Internships using the advanced Position Search available at the Fusenet website.

Fusion Education Internships

Fusenet members that offer internships projects:
(to add your institute/university to this list, please write to

  • Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
    In England the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy hosts several students each summer, usually for eight weeks. Projects are in fusion physics (experiments, computer codes, theory) and fusion engineering. Contact Kate Beach for more information.
    In France, CEA/IRFM offers internships for weeks and months, most taking place in the spring. Consult this project page for more details or contact Clement Laviron.
  • Max-Plank Institute
    In Germany, there are internships at the Max-Planck-Institute für Plasmaphysik at Garching and Greifswald. For details you may consult their project pages.
  • Instituto Piero Caldirola
    In Italy, Instituto di Fisica del Plasma "Piero Caldirola" in Milan offers internships giving hands-on training on small plasma experiments and instrumentation. Contact Enzo Lazzaro for more information.
  • Eindhoven University of Technology
    The TU/e in the Netherlands offers both more theoretical and experimental internships in Fusion research, on various topics, among which which real-time data analysis, active spectroscopy, and magentohydrodynamics/liquid walls. Contact Roger Jaspers for more information.

Other Fusenet members may also have internship opportunities!
Please contact them via their websites, or search for specific Internships using the Advanced Internship Search options offered through Fusenet.