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CRM KTU Internship programme

Permanent call

One of the cornerstones of the CRM, explicitly stated in its statutes, is the transfer of the research carried out within the center. It is considered important to disseminate both the knowledge obtained and the methodologies used, seeking to maximize their social impact. To this end, the CRM works together with other research institutions, companies, and industries. The Knowledge Transfer Unit (KTU) is the main link for companies and industries to foster collaborations with the CRM. In particular, the KTU develops ad hoc research to solve challenges with social impact, in which designed mathematical solutions are developed, either for original projects of the center or focused on the challenges posed by other institutions. This research takes benefit from the synergy of the KTU with the research groups in the center.

The actions involved in putting knowledge to practical use is a major concern for the CRM, the CERCA institutions and their researchers. There are many opportunities to apply CRM research findings in society and participate in its development. The KTU identifies viable results, connects researchers with companies, and offers consulting services.

To fulfil this mission, the KTU is regularly looking for students (both undergraduate and master’s level) interested in joining the unit to collaborate in the different projects being developed.

The KTU Internship programme admits collaborations from 2 to 6 months (with a possible extension up to 9 months), in accordance with the universities’ regulation regarding academic work placements (UAB, UPC, UB).

Selected students will get financial support according to profile and the tasks to be carried out during the internship.

Candidates interested in this call should send an email to specifying in the subject: "CRM KTU Internship" and attach the following documents: 

  • CV.
  • Academic records.
  • Motivation letter.
  • Period of availability.
  • Reference letter from an academic tutor (desirable but not required).