Simula Summer Internships


Would you like to spend your summer working in a highly competent, challenging, and informal yet professional environment? Simula runs an annual programs for approximately 20 summer interns to work within the fields of ICT research together with motivated international researchers.

Simula is a publicly-owned ICT research lab. Our main objective is to reach new levels of understanding and to create vital knowledge about fundamental scientific challenges that are of genuine value to society.

We recruit students that:

  • Are currently pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in mathematics or informatics, or other specializations in technology
  • Are curious and interested in research, and enjoy working on challenging problems 
  • Have strong academic results 
  • Are proficient in English (both spoken and written) 

Due to practicalities, applicants to the summer internship programme must reside in Norway, have a Norwegian bank account and a work permit.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to do high-quality research, with supervision from international researchers
  • A highly competent and engaging workplace where you are encouraged to contribute scientifically
  • An hourly-based wage (note: Simula does not cover expenses such as travel, housing, etc.)
  • An inclusive working environment, with a fun and social workplace culture


The summer intern positions last for 6 weeks and take place during the period from mid-June to mid-August.


Simula’s research activities are distributed across several different research units: Simula Research Laboratory (SRL; downtown Oslo), Simula Metropolitan Center for Digital Engineering (SimulaMet; Oslo), Simula UiB (Bergen) and Simula@BI (Oslo). We have approximately 20 summer internship positions available each year across Simula’s research departments; please see the list below for the location and host department of the internship positions. 

Workplace in Oslo will take place at: Kristian August gate 23
Workplace in Bergen will take place at: Thormøhlens gate 53D


All summer internship positions for 2022 are full. We will open for applications for 2023 summer internships in the autumn of 2022.

How to apply:

We will open for applications in the autumn of 2022. At that point, we will also provide information about the projects available, as well as the hosting departments.

Contact person(s)