UDT invites students from doctoral programs in Chile and abroad to conduct a research stay at its facilities for a minimum of six months. The call for internships for PhD students is open during the second semester of each year.

The Technological Development Unit, UDT, offers the opportunity to work in laboratories and pilot demonstration production plants and process scaling, share in a pleasant, stimulating and demanding environment, engage in multidisciplinary collaboration with students and academicians from the Universidad de Concepción and be part of national and international networks.

Applicants will have a funding of up to $5,000,000 CLP (approximately USD $7,500) to travel to and from Chile, finance the stay with up to $500,000 CLP/month and pay for operational research expenses.

The evaluation process is carried out by a committee made up of UDT researchers and professionals, who draw up a ranking and select the candidates according to the availability of funds and the following criteria: thematic relevance with UDT’s task; quality of the proposal; feasibility of carrying out the proposed activities at UDT facilities; and CV of the applicant.

Those interested should download the Bases, complete and submit the application form and the documents that the applicant considers pertinent when the call is open again.

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