Industrial Internship Opportunities

Information about current and past internship opportunities open to our students.

If you are a University of Edinburgh PhD student who is interested in one of the internships below, please contact ppar-cdt @ for details on how to apply, if not indicated in any given announcement below.

If you are an industrial partner who would like to add a new internship, please email

Further information:

Current Opportunities


ARM is now accepting applications for internships in numerous areas, including Design & Verification; CPU Design and Development; Research; Applications; and Hardware. Internships are available in Cambridge, Loughborough, France, Hungary and USA. For more information visit the ARM Internships page.


Codeplay has a number of internship opportunities, all based in Edinburgh. For more information visit the Codeplay website.


Cray currently offers 3-4 month internships in Storage Engineering and System Architecture, based in the USA. For further information visit the Cray website.

Disney Research

Visit the Disney Research website to find out about their internship programme.

IBM Research

Visit IBM Careers website for information on latest internship opportunities.

HiPEAC Internship Portal

The HiPEAC Industrial Internships portal lists numerous further internship opportunities, many of which are offered by CDT PPar industry partners, and which are open to applications from PhD students at HiPEAC institutions (including the University of Edinburgh). There is one internships call per year, with new internships being added to the website each February – March. There is a central application process through HiPEAC, and the application deadline is normally around April.

You will need to create a HiPEAC account in order to view the information about each internship, and to apply for internships listed in next year’s call.

Imagination Technologies

Visit IMG Graduates page for more information on current internship and placement opportunities.


MathWorks currently offers Cambridge-based internships in Parallel Computing, Deep Learning and Application Support, lasting 3-6 months. Visit their website for more information.


NVIDIA has numerous internship opportunities for summer and autumn 2018, in the USA, Germany and France. For more information visit the NVIDIA website.

NXP Semiconductors

There are various internship opportunities available with NXP in different locations across Europe and Asia. Visit their Careers website for latest information.


Internships are offered in R&D and Technical Engineering. Further information is available on the Synopsys website.