Researcher in CISPA building.

Young Researcher Internship Program

Who we are looking for:


  • …who are highly talented and motivated.
  • …who have successfully passed the first semesters of a Bachelor/Master in computer science or legal informatics, ideally with a focus on information security.
  • …with fluent English language skills (required). German is beneficial.
  • …who are expected to be self-motivated, creative and have open-minded personalities.
  • …with the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team.
  • …that are interested in a typically 3 months internship at CISPA.

What we offer:

  • Develop a high-quality research project within one of our research groups.
  • with an own set of responsibilities for a specific project.
  • Work on exciting and varying tasks in an international working environment.
  • We support you in finding a room.
  • Possibility to attend CISPA’s research seminars and courses.
  • A paid internship.

How to apply:

Please send your application to . Your application should include the following documents:

  • motivation letter (please indicate your focus area in the field of information security and specify with whom you would like to work here at CISPA)
  • full CV
  • recommendation letter (if possible)
  • certificates (from school, university, employers or similar)
  • transcript of records of your first semesters of study
  • enrolment certificate
  • a working permit if necessary