Internships

Welcome,

Thank you for your interest in the internship program offered by the Visual Sociology and Museum Studies Lab (VSMS Lab) of the Cyprus University of Technology.

The internship program is offered each year and enables undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent graduates to work on projects related to their field of study. VSMS Lab interns gain valuable real-world experience by getting involved with the ongoing research activities of the Lab.

The internships are completed under the supervision of the Lab coordinator. Their duration depends on the needs of the intern or project (usually full time or part time for a period of one to three months). Although the number of positions could vary the usual intake is 1-3 interns per year depending on the Lab’s ongoing projects.

VSMS Lab internships are unpaid internships. International applicants are encouraged to apply for an Erasmus Student Mobility for Placements program which enables students to spend a placement of a period of 3 months in an organization in another participating country (applies to students at higher education institutions).

OVERVIEW

Duration:

  • Applicants can apply for the duration of maximum three months (part time of full time work).

Benefits – the Intern will:

  • Work on specific projects which are related to his/her studies and thus gain valuable work experience
  • Be able to use the VSMS Lab facilities
  • Be given an office space with computer and internet access
  • Have access to the University Library
  • Receive an internship certificate after the completion of his/her internship

Not provided:

  • Accommodation is not offered. However, the University has a housing service which can help interns find appropriate accommodation. Please contact us in case you need any help with accommodation.
  • The Internship does not cover any living or traveling expenses
  • This is an unpaid internship

Number of applicants at one time:

  • 1-3 internships per year (depending on ongoing projects)

Eligibility/ Who can apply:

Internship placements are available to:

  • undergraduate and graduate students
  • recent graduates
  • artists
  • researchers

Working languages:

  •  English or Greek

Application deadline:

  • Applications can be send at any point during the year and will be examined as they come in.

How to apply:

Applicants need to fill in an application form which can be found below.  As part of the application form, applicants need to write a short proposal (200-300 words long) expressing their interest in working with the VSMS Lab and how this will benefit their future development. This is an important part of the application. Along with the application please send a detailed CV. Visual artists are also encouraged to send a small sample of their work (PDF file under 4MB or link to website – optional).

All applications should be send to theopisti.stylianou@cut.ac.cy

APPLICATION FORM FOR INTERNSHIPS

 

PAST RECIPIENTS:

2016

  1. Annalisa Zegra, MA Visual Arts, Iuav University, Venice, Italy
  2. Ioanna Papamichael, ANAD practical training program, Cyprus
  3. Stella Ioannou, ANAD practical training program, Cyprus

2015

  1. Kleopatra Kostakou, Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of the Aegean, Greece

2012

  1. Ignatiou Demetra, MA in Arts and Heritage: Policy, Management and Education, Maastricht University, Netherlands
  2. Covaiou Christina, MA in Arts and Heritage: Policy, Management and Education, Maastricht University, Netherlands
  3. Achilleos Eugenia, MA in New Technologies and Modern Art, Universite Paris 8, Vincennes, France

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