Are you interested in doing your internship at CIMeC?
Here you will find a list of the Center’s primary research areas: Research areas
Here you will find a list of the Center’s laboratories located in Rovereto and Mattarello: Laboratories
Here you will find a list of currently ongoing internship programs at the Center: Internship projects
We recommend you to contact a CIMeC researcher directly and ask about his or her availability to mentor you during your internship befor applying: Researchers
After doing that, we ask you to to apply online and attach the following documents:
  1. Curriculum vitae (in English)
  2. Statement of purpose (in English)
  3. Course on workplace health and safety (if earned at UniTrento)
While you are applying you will be asked to state your preferred internship project. You can select up to three projects among those available. 
You can only apply for an internship starting in the current calendar year. 
We will reply to your application within 2 weeks. If your request is accepted, you will receive all the information needed to start your internship.

Curricular internship

Students enrolled at University of Trento

If you are a student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at UniTrento, you can apply for a curricular internship. Before filling out the application contact your Department’s or Center’s Student Office before applying, to find out what you need to start your internship and have the credit transfer approved.

If you are a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Psychology or the Master of Science in Psychology (new system) degree program, you can apply for the in-house Practical Evaluative Internship or the pre-graduate Practical Evaluative Internship, respectively. In parallel, follow the instructions given on the website of your degree program.

You have to to apply online at least 2 weeks prior to the start of your internship. 
Please note: If, instead, you are a student enrolled in the Cognitive Science Master Degree, please refer to this page in order to fill out the application.

Students enrolled in Italian Universities

If you are a student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in an Italian university, first check with your university’s relevant office if there isan already existing agreement with UniTrento. In case there is not, please ask your University to contact us to make a special agreement. 
You have to apply online  at least 8 weeks prior to the start of your internship. 

Students coming from abroad

If you are a student enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree course at a university abroad, international mobility programs (Erasmus+, Bilateral Agreements, etc...). guarantee the recognition of the activities carried out at UniTrento and a scholarship to finance your stay.
To find a tutor at CIMeC, fill out the online application at least 2 months before the expected start of the internship.
For more information, visit the UniTrento portal at the following link: International Mobility Opportunity at the University of Trento or contact the Rovereto Internationalization Staff at:

Tirocinio Pratico Valutativo

If you have graduated at a University different from UniTrento and you are interested in a post-graduate “Tirocinio Pratico Valutativo (TPV)” (Practical Internship) to be able to register at the “Albo degli Psicologi”, we suggest you to verify with the University you are coming from that CIMeC is an accredited body, then the procedure and the deadline to activate the internship.
Later, we ask you to to apply online at least 2 months prior to the start of the internship.

Apprenticeship at CeRiN

At CeRiN you have the possibility of doing the internship required by your program (pre-grad) or an apprenticeship for admission to the National exam – section A of the Board of Psychologists (post-grad).

Due to a high number of requests and the limited number of positions available, the CeRiN conducts interviews for selection of candidates approximately 3 months prior to the internship or apprenticeship. For this reason, we strongly recommend you to to apply online with sufficient time in advance, and attach the following documents:

  • curriculum vitae;
  • statement of examination results showing the marks of the exams that you have taken so far for the master’s degree and, if it applies, the result of the final examination:
  • A brief letter explaining why you would like to become an intern or apprentice at the CeRiN and your specific area of interest.

The evaluation of internship applications and the selection of candidates is carried out by the CeRiN staff at different times of the year:

  • September for applications starting in January;
  • February for applications starting in April;
  • May for applications starting in September.

Close to these deadlines, applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Other Information

Safety and privacy courses
Students performing experimental activities at CIMeC laboratories are required to take a course on workplace health and safety.
If you have already completed the course at UniTrento, please send us a copy of the certificate. Otherwise, prior to your internship or apprenticeship, follow the instructions at the following link,  To find out what specific course you will have to take (low risk or medium risk), please contact your Tutor and thenof the location where you will be doing your internship.
If you are a non-EU student, we ask you to please take into account timing requirements in order to obtain a VISA. For further information please write
If you are interested in a place to stay in one of the Opera Universitaria dorms, you can apply online at the following link: The application must be sent at least one month before the start of the internship. Please specify "CIMeC Internship" in the "Type of users" section of the online application.

Accommodation will be assigned based on availability.

For further information on the dormitories of Opera Universitaria or on how to find private accommodation in Trento/Rovereto, you can consult the following link:

CIMeC interns have access to the University canteens at the student rate. To access the canteen services, you must have a Opera Universitaria card. To obtain the University Opera card, contact the Trento information point, via della Malpensada, 140 Trento. 

To find out the timetables of the Opera Universitaria information point, as well as to obtain other information on the Opera Universitaria membership card, go to

For more information on canteens, you can consult the following link