Santiago

Santiago, Chile

Renewable Energy

Interns will choose a project to collaborate on which may include feasibility studies of bio-gas generation by seaweed or studies of waste to energy conversion, among others, to assess environmental impacts and the potential generation of energy. Intern may assist in designing devices to recover and recycle materials in local communities, designing reactors to produce energy using seaweed for local communities, or designing of combustion devices. Past placements include: Univeristy of Desarrollo

Biomedical Research

Intern will assist in the collaborate effort to develop an autonomous, portable and modular device that could be use for remote diagnostics which will be designed and tested for terrestrial and aquatic applications using both protein based and nucleic amplification based techniques.

Physics Research

Work on a project in co-evolving networks by studying contagion dynamics by working with a team to use both real networks as well as simulations to study dynamical features. The intern will work with programs to calculate network measures and to implement numerical simulations. *Please note research projects are constantly changing

Bioengineering

Intern with a cutting-edge research center focusing on the investigation of key themes of modern biotechnology and bioengineering, including important applications in industry. Among internship objectives are the development of practical applications where Chile has significant comparative advantages.

Anthropology and Forensic Science

Intern at a government agency and shadow and support a team of doctors, anthropologists, dental specialists, psychologists, photographers and lawyers who determine the cause of death for victims of human rights issues, violent crimes, or natural disasters. Responsibilities may include conducting procedures with bone material, participating in on-site cases and/or excavations, assisting with autopsies and forensic anthropological procedures, and taking part in meetings to define protocols and proposals for specific forensic cases. Past placements include: Servicio Médico Legal de Chile.