University of Oulu, 2019

Call for Summer Trainees at CWC

The Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) and its units Radio Technologies and Networks and Systems operate at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering  (ITEE) at the University of Oulu. Its mission is to conduct world-class research, train world-class graduates, create new technologies and support the industry.

CWC offers both summer training positions and scholarships for trainees to conduct the advanced practical training (course code 521016A) for two months in summer 2021.

Training can be allocated for June-August period based on later agreement with supervisor. Because of Covid-19 situation some restrictions for internship execution at campus may exist, and remote work may still continue during summer 2021.

The scholarship for trainees is 1500 €. The scholarships are aimed at M.Sc.(eng.) students of the University of Oulu enrolled in
a) the study programme of electronics and communications engineering with the focus on communications engineering, or radio
engineering, or
b) the Wireless Communications Engineering -masters programme (WCE)

To be eligible to apply, all applicants must satisfy the following conditions:
1. The applicant has to have finished her/his Bachelor’s degree at the time of applying.
2. The applicant shall not have received a trainee scholarship from University of Oulu CWC or ITEE before.

Scholarships are only for students who are present in Oulu. Internship topics are offered also for WCE students still living
abroad due to COVID-19.

Along with your e-mail application you are expected to send us your

  1. application letter
  2. CV
  3. your latest UO transcript of records.

In the informal application letter the applicant should express whether she/he is interested in hardware, software, measurements or simulation oriented training topics, or a specific topic wish as follows: Communications Signal Processing, Radio-Access Technologies, Networks, IoT sensors, Radio Engineering, Antennas, and programming tasks.

You can also add your Bachelor’s diploma and transcript with your application, if you wish.

With one application you apply both training topic and scholarship from CWC. If a student after application period will have an opportunity to get a hired contract-based topic in a
project, from which he/she will get salary, then the scholarship application becomes void. Preference for hired topics are based on student’s knowledge, background, work experience, ability, transcript and remote-interviews done by supervisors.

Applications with attached documents have to be submitted electronically by 23rd April, 2021 at 15:00 (Helsinki time) to Dr. Kari
Kärkkäinen’s e-mail address:

When sending 3 documents in pdf-form as e-mail attachements, use naming rules: Application_firstname_familyname, CV_firstname_familyname, Transcript_firstname_familyname.

Selections for trainees will be made by 27th May, 2021, and the work can be started on 1st June 2021 provided Covid-19
situation allows it (either campus or remote work).

The grant will be paid once the practical work has started. At the end of training a student has to submit an acceptable training report for his/her training supervisor in order to get 3 ECTS credits for
521016A Advanced Practical Training course.

For more information please contact, Room TS440, CWC, tel: 029 448 2848

The call in pdf-format

Last updated: 15.4.2021