Research Internship

General Description

Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia - IMT (Maua Institute of Technology) has inaugurated a Program for Research Internship in the campus located in S. Caetano do Sul, Sao Paulo Brazil.

The Program is directed to students enrolled in Universities out of Brazil.

Students can choose between one or two months internship in the IMT research laboratories and projects, starting in August every year. Students will work under the supervision of Researchers and Professors.

The working language will be English. International students will be able to speak English on campus and in the laboratories, although Spanish can also be used for communication and Portuguese is the official spoken language in Brazil.

The workload will be between 20 and 40 hours a week during 4 to 8 weeks internship period. Students will receive academic credit if an agreement is made between the IMT and the student?s home university

Students enrolled in partner universities are eligible to apply for scholarship of USD 500 per month (limited to 2 months), which will help them to cover the main costs of living.

What the Students will Achieve

  • Study a specific scientific subject
  • To be familiarized with the steps involved in developing a research project
  • Working experience in laboratories
  • Discovering a new university
  • Experience a new country culture


Undergraduate and MSc students

Internship will be at the Following Research Labs and Projects

How to Apply

Students must submit an Online Application.
Deadline for submission of Application: May 1st, 2017.

Selection Process

After the reception of the applications, selections will be made to determine the most suitable candidates for the laboratories and projects. The selected students will get an answer from the responsible Professors by e-mail.

Additional Information


Our International Relations office can make one offer in S. Caetano do Sul region. Homestay with student?s family is also an option. However, they the students are also free to look on your own.


EU Countries - No visa is required
Students from countries that require Brazilian Visa will receive an invitation letter from IMT to bring to the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate closest to your home.

Health Insurance

Students need a valid from their country.