Host Organization: Euromed University of Fes
Organization Profile: The Euromed University of Fes (Université Euromed de Fès, UEMF) stands as a new centre of excellence contributing to regional stability and integration through the promotion of dialogue, intercultural exchange, sharing of knowledge and cooperation in the fields of higher education, research and innovation.
Its particular regional approach is reflected in the diversity of nationalities of the students and staff as well as in the contents of study programs, which focus on important topics for the integrated development of the Mediterranean region.
Currently, the UEMF has 150 professors, 40 administrative and technical staff, and 2,000 students.
City: Fès, Morocco
The program combines scientific research and cultural activities.
1. The cultural program consists of practical workshops: linguistic and historical approach, cultural visits and meetings with locals. Interns can have an option of learning French or Arabic.
2. The scientific program includes research in one of the two laboratories:
Center for Additive Manufacturing and New Materials
- Reinforced thermoplastics implemented by additive manufacturing.
- De-phase cell design by additive manufacturing for purely metallic reflector grating antennas.
- Effect of recycling powder on parts manufactured by Selective Laser Melting.
- Development of a new membrane for redox flow vanadium batteries using additive manufacturing.
- Nanostructured hybrid materials from chitinous biomass waste.
Digital Engineering and Artificial Intelligence School
- Alpha Robot Control: introduction to robotics field.
- Ubuntu Linux: basic command line interface under Ubuntu distribution.
- Forex Trading and Arduino Programming.
- Virtual Reality.
Number of Opening(s): 2
Work Hours and Internship Start/End Dates: (Monday to Friday, June
22 –August 14, 2020): Full time / Five days a week
Work Attire: Casual
Local Language: French, Arabic. But the working language during the internship is English.
Not required: Preferably, basic reading, writing, and speaking (one-year level at Stanford) in French or Arabic.
Additional desired intern qualifications: Open mind for both scientific and cultural scopes. Ability to adapt to different cultures.
- Applicants must be currently enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and coterms who are undergraduates in all majors, including undeclared. Coterm students must still have undergraduate status.
- Applicants must be current Stanford students during the internship period. Seniors must postpone graduation paperwork until the internship ends, but may participate in commencement. For summer graduation requirements, including details regarding enrollment requirements and information about participation in the June commencement ceremonies, students should contact their major department's student services office and Registrar's Office for graduation quarter petition.
- Preferably, before beginning their internships, selected candidates should have taken at least one course regarding the internship region. The course can be taken in the spring quarter.
For more internship positions provided by the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program, please see our internship listing.
Each applicant can apply for a maximum of two program-arranged positions. If you apply more than two positions, we will only accept the first two applications based on the time of your submission.
For more information, please see Eligibility and Stipend.