CYENS Center of Excellence (formerly known as RISE) is pleased to announce an open call for its Internship Program aimed at students and early career individuals.

The CYENS Thinker Maker Space is a multifunctional creative space for Rapid Prototyping, Digital Fabrication, Electronics, Machining workstations and Mix-R Equipment, that provides cutting–edge equipment and hands-on expertise to assist creative and cultural industries, encourage technology-led innovation, support entrepreneurship and to inspire skill-based creativity.

 

DETAILS OF THE PROGRAM

A number of paid Internship slots are offered for full-time or part-time engagement. Applicants must be available for 2 to 12 months. Interns will be expected to assist staff in the daily operation and/or development of the Thinker Maker Space. Interns will be expected to give an open presentation of their work before the end of their time with CYENS.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should submit via email to internships@cyens.org.cy, using  the  subject line “Application: Thinker Maker Space Internship”, the following items:
 
1) A short statement of interest (max. 300 words) describing any relevant experience
2) A Curriculum Vitae
3) Transcripts of coursework     
4) Contact information
5) Availability dates

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applicants must be able to work in CYENS’ premises in Nicosia and must be either:

  • Undergraduate students (BA, BSc);
  • Post-Graduate students (MA, MSc and PhD);
  • Early career individuals (who have graduated from university within the two years)
  • Good knowledge of Greek and English
  • Pleasant personality
  • For non-EU applicants an entry visa and/or work permit may be required

 

No application deadline. The Thinker Maker Space accepts applications throughout the year. Internships will be offered to selected candidates based on Makerspace needs and plans.

For any inquiries, please contact internships@cyens.org.cy.