Open to:

People from RIS Countries


12 April, 2021


650-1800 €


European Union


More than 40 MSc students and graduates with different educational backgrounds as well as Ph.D. students and post-docs from EIT RIS countries will discover job opportunities in the food industry, by getting unique, professional, paid, 3-6 months internships within the framework of EIT Food RIS Fellowships Action Line.

The Action Line is divided into 2 complementary programs – RIS Fellowships dedicated to Master of Science students and graduates and RIS Talents dedicated to Ph.D. students and post-docs which both aim to promote brain circulation, contributing to enhancing the innovativeness of personnel and development of scientific impact by supporting the creation and diffusion of high-quality new knowledge, skills, competences and solutions to food system challenges.


Candidate comes from one of the EIT RIS countries or regions, who:

    • Is a student or graduate of MSc (RIS Fellowships); Ph.D. student or post-doc (RIS Talents);
    • Has an interest in the agri-food sector;
    • Has a proactive attitude and be passionate about student extracurricular activities;
    • Is eager to gain new experience, willing to develop his/her competences and self-motivated;
    • Has analytical skills, is open-minded, goal-oriented and team player;
    • Is ready to work in an international environment and speaks English very well;
    • Is available min. 3 months from July until December 2021;
    • Is aware to have cross-country mobility allowances and health insurance.


A detailed list of EIT RIS countries available on https://eit.europa.eu/our-activities/eit-regional-innovation-scheme-ris


  • Precise matching candidates to the offered internship areas specified by each hosting company.
  • Gain hands-on experiences solving real work problematic situations of the organizations.
  • Develop your competences such as creative problem solving and critical thinking
  • Get 1,350€ (Fellowships) – 1,800€ (Talents) gross grant/month for support your expenses.
  • Get mentorship of a high-profile expert in their field.
  • Know and learn about other ways of working and discuss from a different point of view.
  • Improve your Curriculum Vitae and get contacts and opportunities that will open up doors for your professional life.
  • Enrich yourself knowing another country and getting involved in its culture.
  • Benefit from greater international exposure of students and researchers from EIT Regional Innovation Scheme regions.


Fill out the RIS Fellowships application form (MSc) or RIS Talents application form (PhD) and upload 1-minute self-video.