Internship Program Overview

The Institute for Software Integrated Systems' Summer Internship Program offers paid summer internship opportunities for current undergraduate and graduate students from both Vanderbilt and other universities. The Institute interns will participate in a variety of projects that offer students challenging and engaging experiences. The internship duration is typically 10 weeks starting in mid-May or early June. While the structure of each project is different, internships provide: 

  • Opportunities to gain real world experience in applied research in advanced technical fields
  • Experience with electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and computer science research
  • Chances to work with premier universities, research labs, and industry partners
  • Competitive stipend


About the Institute

The Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS) is a professional research institute at the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering, located just off campus on Nashville's Music Row. Our work focuses on systems, with deeply integrated software, that are networked, embedded and cyber-physical. We conduct cutting-edge, world-class research on real-world problems in the following areas: 

  • Model-Integrated Computing
  • Distributed Real-Time and Embedded Systems
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Model-Based Design of Cyber Physical Systems
  • Systems Security and Privacy

For a comprehensive look at the work and events each student is involved with, please visit the internship program website:

The Application window for summer 2024 will open early January, 2024.

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