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PRACE Summer of HPC 2015

Would you like to work with SuperComputers? I am posting the ad below for DEIC who founded a great part of our supercomputer. Deadline for signing up is ending soon!

Would you like to spend the summer working abroad at an European High Performance Computing (HPC) Centre?

Are you interested in programming and are eager to improve your skills?

Have you a passion for visualising scientific data in novel ways to grab the attention of the general public?

Summer of HPC

If you have answered yes to any of these questions the Summer of HPC is for you! Read on tofind out more information about the programme.

PRACE opened applications for Summer of HPC in 20 February 2015. Twenty students will go to 10 PRACE member centres around Europe (2 to each centre), where they will work on PRACE related projects for 2 months during the summer (July / August). Students are invited to revise 2015 projects and apply before the deadline!

About the PRACE Summer of HPC

Summer of HPC is a PRACE programme that offers summer placements at HPC centres across Europe to late stage undergraduates and early stage postgraduate students. Up to  20 top applicants from across Europe will be selected to participate. Participants will spend two monthsworking on projects related to PRACE scientific or industrial work and ideally produce a visualisation or video of their results.

At the end of the programme, two best participants will be awarded for their contribution – there are awards for Best Visualisation and for HPC Ambassador.

The programme will run from 1 July to 31 August 2015. Flights, accommodation and a stipend will be provided to all successful applicants; all participants need to bring is an interest in computing and some enthusiasm!

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