Paid Internships at KAUST in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Current university students are invited to apply for a paid internship at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. Interns will receive a $1,000 monthly stipend. Application process is ongoing.

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is at the forefront of research, influencing the global research agenda.

The Visiting Student Research Program (VSRP) is a unique programme that offers students the chance to conduct innovative research at KAUST. 

Through this landmark internship, talented students can undertake experimental studies of carbon-free combustion or explore the untapped potential of CRISPR-Cas9 technologies. 

The length of the program ranges anywhere between three to six months depending on the type of research. Interns will receive a $1,000 monthly stipend. Additionally, they will have their visa and airfare fees, and health insurance covered. 

Application process is ongoing. 


Main Criteria

Eligible candidates are undergraduate students in their third or fourth year or graduate students. Current Ph.D. candidates, KAUST students or KAUST alumni are ineligible to apply

Strong verbal and written English skills are required. 

Candidates should provide official transcripts, letters of recommendation, and personal statements. 

Please note that without an official vaccination certificate, your application will not be reviewed. For international students who cannot travel to KAUST, their faculty are offering remote/virtual internships. 

Find out more now. 


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