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Summer intern positions at the Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis at Aalto University School of Science is looking for

interns for the summer of 2021.

A summer internship includes research under the supervision of a professor or a person designated by a professor. The department’s professors are divided into research groups as follows:

-        Algebra and Discrete Mathematics: Chris Brzuska, Alexander Engström, Camilla Hollanti, Kaie Kubjas

-        Analysis and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations: Kari Astala, Juha Kinnunen, Riikka Korte

-        Numerical Analysis: Antti Hannukainen, Nuutti Hyvönen, Vanni Noferini, Rolf Stenberg

-        Stochastics, Statistics, and Mathematical Physics: Pauliina Ilmonen, Kalle Kytölä, Lasse Leskelä

-        Systems and Operations Research: Fabricio Oliveira, Antti Punkka, Ahti Salo, Kai Virtanen
More information on the research groups: Aalto SCI MS/. The results of the internship can be reported as, e.g., a bachelor’s thesis or a special assignment. Many topics can be continued toward a master’s thesis.

Summer trainees are expected to have completed the first two years of their bachelor’s studies or to have acquired sufficient knowledge in some other way. An internship typically runs from the beginning of June until the end of August. The salary is 2003€–2203€ per month depending on the intern’s level of education.

The application should consist of an electronic application and a single PDF attachment including at least the following parts:

-        free-form application
-        cv
-        transcript of records (does not have to be official)

The free-form application must include

1)     Preferred topics for the summer internship. It is recommendable to give a priority list of several topics. A list of summer internship topics offered by the professors can be found here: and Systems Analysis Laboratory - Summer jobs (

2)     Description of previous (summer) employment at the department.

3)     Start and end dates of the internship. A summer internship typically lasts for three months. A six-day vacation must be taken during the summer, preferably in July.

The summer interns are selected based on their academic merits, suitability of their studies, other relevant skills and possible interviews.

More information:

Nuutti Hyvönen ([email protected])


Application and its attachments must form a single pdf file: lastname_firstname.pdf. Please submit your application through our recruiting system by using "Apply now!" link below.

Fill in and submit the electronic application and its appendices at the latest on January 31, 2021. The summer trainees will be selected before February 28. All applicants will be informed about the decision.

For information on practical issues related to the recruitment process, contact Johanna Glader (tel. 050 411 7666, [email protected]).



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