Training students in Germany with the European organization ESO

Internship for Students in Germany

Training students in Germany from all nationalities for training with one of the international institutions, which is the European Organization for Astronomical Research. Training in scientific communication and presentation is now available in this opportunity.

Training students in Germany


Training students at the European Organization for Astronomical Research for 6 months in the field of scientific communication, open to all enthusiasts worldwide. The training location is in Germany and is available to students and graduates in fields such as sciences, communication sciences, or journalism. Participants will work on various tasks with the communication team. This training provides a unique opportunity to receive training in scientific communication from one of the world's top institutions and offers a salary and accommodation. The communication team is responsible for internal and external communication for the institution, covering all communication channels including social media, content, local and international outreach, and engaging with a wide audience. Participants will work in this department with a group of experts in scientific communication.

ESO, the organization providing training for students, is a European governmental organization for astronomical research, comprising 16 countries with its headquarters in Germany. This institution hosts one of the largest telescopes in the world and is a leading institution in astronomical research globally, with various European countries holding membership. The institution's goal is to research extraterrestrial life and understand the history of the Earth's sphere. It includes projects to develop and operate new tools for astronomical observation, such as the Extremely Large Telescope project, expected to become the largest and most capable telescope in the world. Established in 1962 by an agreement between Belgium, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland, its aim is to unify the efforts of European countries in astronomical research and the development of tools to facilitate it.

During this training, you will have the opportunity to learn:

  1. The vision and mission of this organization and the responsibilities of the communication department and how they are executed.
  2. How large international organizations implement and organize work, especially in the communication department.
  3. How to write complex scientific issues for interaction and in an understandable manner.
  4. What is required to organize large projects and conferences.
  5. How to write content in an engaging way to make science appealing.

Details of this student training:

Grant Type: Internship
Duration: 6 months
Funding: Fully funded
Official Grant Name: Communication Internship
Funding Organization: European Organization for Astronomical Research
Location: Germany
Target Countries:
Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen, All countries worldwide.

Benefits of this training include:

  1. Monthly stipend to cover living expenses.
  2. Accommodation.
  3. Airfare tickets.

Application requirements for the student training at the European Organization:

  • Must be a student or recent graduate in fields of science, science communication, or journalism.
  • Previous experience in scientific journalism or science communication in English, especially in astronomy or other physical sciences. Knowledge of astronomy to understand scientific research.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to use Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to understand and translate scientific research into simple concepts for the general audience.
  • Ability to deliver communication verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Building cooperative relationships with individuals from different cultures.

Required documents:

  1. Motivation letter, one page.
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV), two pages.
  3. Sample of your writings, not exceeding five pages, demonstrating your ability to communicate scientific concepts to a large audience.

application process:

  • Applications are submitted through the online form after creating an account from the application link below.
  • Choose Internship: science communication.


Applications are reviewed every 4-6 months. Documents must be submitted in English.

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