Internship at DESY

DESY promotes young talents

DESY offers at both research locations in Hamburg and Zeuthen the possibility to carry out internships of several weeks in the fields of research, information technology (IT), mechanics, electrical engineering, electronics and administration.

application/pdf Questionnaire (139KB)
Questionnaire for internships

How do I apply?

Interested person can apply for the advertised internships via the online portal. If the desired area or group does not have an online advertisement at the moment, please send us your application documents with details of the desired area or group to and we will check individually whether an internship is currently possible.

As internships are limited and supervision must be provided for the desired period, applications should be submitted at least 6 months (earliest 8 months) before the start of the internship.

Required application documents and details for a pro-active application

  • filled out questionnaire internship unsolicited applications (required)
  • letter of motivation stating the type of internship and any existing knowledge and skills
  • curriculum vitae
  • latest certificate
  • students: certificate of matriculation
  • Compulsory internships: Applicable school requirements or, for students, the applicable university regulations for a compulsory internship


You can find our published internship advertisements here:

DESY would like to significantly increase the participation of women in the scientific-technical field and therefore requests girls to apply for the positions to be filled.

We look forward to receiving your application!